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Rocky Top Triumph

CCI Students Earn Award at VolHacks
   October 4, 2018
On a recent September weekend, a squad representing UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) joined teams of students from all over the South at the University of Tennessee’s VolHacks III. Brainstorming and developing “Study Buddy,” an app for Amazon Alexa, Thao Tran, Loyn Howie, Keshav Shaw and prospective CCI student, Tray Keller, earned the Science Applications...

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CCI Wins CMD-IT University Award

Award Recognizes Excellence in Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in CS
   September 20, 2018
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) has been awarded the second annual CMD-IT University Award for Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in Computer Science by The Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT. The University Award highlights organizations that have exhibited commitment and success in...

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Sun and Fun-ding

CCI Earns $2.7M in Research Funding in July
   September 18, 2018

The numbers have been confirmed. During a sweltering July, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) generated 58% of university's total research funding for the month. The sum of grants earned by CCI totaled $2.7 million. 
CCI's status as an innovative global research university is one of many reasons it is the fastest-growing college in...

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North State Establishes CCI Mentorship Program

UNC Charlotte Alum, Der Vang, Named Director of Mentoring
   August 28, 2018

UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) is excited to welcome many new faculty and staff to its rapidly growing program. Among the newcomers is Der Vang, a UNC Charlotte alum who has been named Director of Mentoring. 

Funding for this position was earmarked as part of a generous gift from the North State Telephone Company (North State) to create the North State CCI...

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Welcome to the Family

CCI Excited by New Hires
   August 21, 2018

As the fastest-growing College in the University of North Carolina System, UNC Charlotte's College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) continues to attract and hire top talent. CCI is excited to announce the addition of nearly 40 distinguished faculty, staff and administrative professionals in just the past year. Beyond the appeal of working at one of the nation's most-influential urban...

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2018 Convocation

Largest-Ever Freshman Class Joins the CCI Family
   August 21, 2018

It was standing-room-only in the Barnhardt Student Activities Center Salons when the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) welcomed its largest-ever freshman class - more than 600 students strong - to UNC Charlotte at Convocation on August 20, 2018.

If lost on anyone that CCI is the fastest-growing College in the University of North Carolina System, the reality was on full display...

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UNC Charlotte Hosting Lecture Series on Bosnian Presidential Election

Follow Candidacy of CCI's Mirsad Hadzikadic
   August 20, 2018
UNC CHARLOTTE LECTURES TO FOLLOW CAMPAIGN 
OF LOCAL PROFESSOR FOR PRESIDENCY OF BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
 
A series of five lecture/discussion events at UNC Charlotte this fall will focus on the campaign for and election of the tripartite presidency in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mirsad Hadžikadić, a well-known UNC Charlotte professor, is one of the candidates. ...

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2018 REU Poster Showcase

Undergrads Shine in Summer Research Session
   August 2, 2018

UNC Charlotte's College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) offers undergraduate students a state-of-the-art learning experience in the infrastructure of cyber-physical systems and the applications and interactions that are enabled by that infrastructure. The program immerses students in a truly collaborative research community. Students acquire...

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CCI Alumni Spotlight

Russell Johnston ('17), Modern Renaissance Man
   August 2, 2018

When Russell Johnston made his way to the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) at UNC Charlotte, he had a goal common among computer science majors: land a big, important job at a big, important tech company. But because he also brought with him an open mind and a willingness to explore unmapped avenues, he has taken his CS degree all the way to medical school.

A member of the...

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Dr. Way Sung Earns NSF Funding

Reprogramming Cells To Cure Genetic Disorders
   July 30, 2018

UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Assistant Bioinformatics Professor, Dr. Way Sung has been awarded a $670,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his project, "The Evolution and Reprogramming of DNA Replication Fidelity."

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alumni scholarship fund

The Alumni Gives Scholarship allows students to pursue their dreams and contribute to the technology community.  This needs-based scholarship empowers students to overcome financial hurdles while pursuing their education goals and gives preference to underrepresented populations within the CCI student body. 

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