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CS Undergraduate Pursues Research Opportunity

After seeing a bulletin on campus promoting Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) experiences, GVSU Computer Science major and Mathematics minor Reuben Wattenhofer decided to do some digging. Working with Dr. Jared Moore, he researched available REU programs...

Earn digital badges in computing!

The School of Computing and Information Systems is now offering graduate-level digital badges in three area of computing. What’s a digital badge? Different universities answer that question in different ways, although one theme is common among them all: digital badges...

New Information Technology (IT) Degree Program

There has been continuous growth of IT technical vacancies. However, there are many unfilled IT jobs because of the lack of IT specialists who possess adequate knowledge and skills, even in the current digital economic climate. In today's economy, every organization...

New Information Technology (IT) Degree Program

There has been continuous growth of IT technical vacancies. However, there are many unfilled IT jobs because of the lack of IT specialists who possess adequate knowledge and skills, even in the current digital economic climate. In today's economy, every organization...

School of Computing’s new Security Lab

The GVSU School of Computing and Information Systems recently created a new “Network and Security Lab (NSL)”. This lab will be used to support both applied research and teaching activities in computer networking, systems security, and cybersecurity. Equipment housed...

New Data Science and Analytics Degree Program

Data science is a fast growing area in today's economy. Grand Valley's new Data Science and Analytics graduate degree gives students the fundamental analytics background to prepare them to work with large and complex data sets in any discipline. This is a program that...

Alumni Success Stories

Former CIS student now a researcher at Google

Dr. Joseph Roth graduated from GVSU in December, 2010 with a B.S. in Computer Science and a minor in Mathematics. After working briefly at a Grand Rapids software consultancy, Atomic Object, Joseph headed off to graduate school in the fall of 2011 at Michigan State...

Former CIS Student Publishes iOS Book

Steve Derico graduated from GVSU in 2009 with a major in IS and a minor in business. After finishing his junior year, Steve did an internship at eBay in California.  Upon graduation a year later he joined eBay as a full-time employee, working in eBay's Network...

A gig at Oculus VR

 Since graduating in April of 2012, Alex Restrepo (MS in CIS) has managed to work on a number of high profile projects in Silicon Valley. The summer after graduating he worked as an iOS developer at a startup company named Easily Do.  The following fall however, he...