Past Events

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August 31st, 2020 — Blog, Events

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October 18th, 2019 — Blog, Events

Our kickoff party was a great success! It was great having the opportunity to meet current and new CS majors. Some of the professor even stopped by to introduce themselves to the students. Our goal was to get the members of the CS department informed of our past current and future events and at the same time allow our community to not only grow professionally, but become closer with one another.

During the event, we also introduced the team of directors […]

Series of workshops

April 9th, 2019 — Blog, Events

Many times I have found myself watching tons of YouTube videos just to learn something fairly simple that was not covered in any of the classes I took.  Many more, I have heard people talking, using some terminology that I am supposed to know just because “I am a Computer Science student” ??.  It might be true, but in order to achieve this I might have to be reading and listening Podcasts all the time, which will be difficult because […]

NEIU Local Hack Day

December 6th, 2018 — Blog, Events

The First Place Prize

Used a light sensor to detect when the lights were off and would turn on the Christmas lights and use a RasperryPy to make them light up in time to the music.

Opening Ceremony:

Watch a video of the event here:

On December 1st Northeastern Illinois University hosted its very own hackathon! The event was a huge success drawing a total of 44 people including students from NEIU, Triton College and even students from local high schools! The event was […]

Meet & Greet (Diego Fernandez)

November 7th, 2014 — Events

• Date: November 19th, 2014
• Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
• Location: FA 202
• Faculty: Diego Fernandez

Diego Fernandez is a Solutions Architect and Senior Software Engineer at Kaufman Hall, a healthcare financial consulting firm. As a lead engineer, Mr. Fernandez develops and implements solutions to enhance the product’s capabilities. Mr. Fernandez has more than 18 years of experience developing software and enterprise systems. Previous to KHA, he led development of various projects as a Solutions Architect at the Tribune […]

Meet & Greet (Rachel Trana)

November 7th, 2014 — Events

• Date: November 25th, 2014
• Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
• Location: LWH 3046
• Faculty: Rachel Trana

Meet & Greet (Jim Thompson)

November 4th, 2014 — Events

• Date: November 13th, 2014
• Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
• Location: LWH 3046
• Faculty: James Thompson

Jim joined NEIU from the Chicago Sun-Times, where he served as Manager of Interactive Media Operations. His previous roles have included Director of Technology for the American Bar Association, and systems performance planning and project manager for SunGard Investment Management Systems, where he was responsible for managing migration from mainframe to open systems platforms for numerous customers, including TD Waterhouse, American Express and […]

HackerRank – Competitive Programming

November 4th, 2014 — Events

• Date: Friday, November 7th, 2014
• Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
• Location: NEIU Main Campus – LWH 2108


Anyone is invited to come. You must create an account at https://www.hackerrank.com/.

OpenHatch Comes to NEIU

April 11th, 2014 — Blog, Events

• Date: April 26th, 2014
• Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
• Location: NEIU Main Campus – B152

OpenHatch and the Computer Science Society are inviting you to a day­-long open source software immersion event.

In the morning, open source contributors from various projects will teach you about open source licensing, collaboration tools, and how free software projects are organized. In the afternoon, they’ll help you make contributions to open source projects. And throughout the day, they’ll feed you, get to know […]

Meet and Greet (Professor Kimmel)

March 8th, 2014 — Events

• Date: March 11th, 2014
• Time: 3:05 PM – 4:05 AM
• Location: LWH 2108

     This will be the CSS’s first Meet and Greet with the CS department’s Professor Peter Kimmel. His interests include Algorithms, Theory, and Computational Complexity. If you have never been to one of our Meet and Greets, this will not be like a standard Q&A session with someone standing in front of the room. It will be more like an open discussion where […]