News Item: Professor Cynthia Dwork of Microsoft Research and Harvard University has received the 2020 Donald E. Knuth Prize for her contributions to theoretical computer science. She was cited for introducing and developing differential privacy, and for her accomplishments in nonmalleability, lattice-based encryption, concurrent composition, and proofs of work.
Our Cybersecurity degree was recently awarded Center for Academic Excellence Status. See Cybersecurity Program Earns National Recognition.
Interesting article on skills that you should learn for a career in cybersecurity: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/07/thinking-of-a-cybersecurity-career-read-this/.
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Important Fall 2020 Information and Dates
Aug 17 - Classes begin
Aug 25 - Last day to add courses
Aug 31 - Last day for withdrawal without permanent record, last day of 95% refund
Sept 1 - Applications for Dec 2020 graduation due
Sept 1 – Nov 6 - Withdrawals receive W
Sept 7 - Labor Day; CLASSES MEET
Sept 11 - Last day to change to P/F; last day to change to audit
Sept 15 - Last day to withdraw for 40% refund; no refund after this
Sept 16 - Last day to add internship credit for Fall semester
Sept 17 - Spring & Summer 2020 incomplete grades not changed become F
Sept 27 - Commencement Ceremony - Class of 2020
Oct 28 - 30, and Nov 2, 3 - Registration for Spring 2021
Nov 2 - Applications for May 2021 and Aug 2021 graduation due
Nov 9 - Withdrawals receive a WF
Nov 19 - Founders’ Day (classes canceled 3:30pm – 7pm)
Nov 20 - Last day of class
Nov 22, 23 and 24 Face-to-face final examinations
Nov 30, Dec 1 - 4 Remote final examinations
We are the Computing and Information Systems Department at Saint Vincent College, located in Latrobe, PA. We offer three majors: CS (Computer Science), IS (Information Systems), and CYSEC (Cybersecurity). We also offer three minors, allowing specializations in the above areas.
Reasons to choose the CIS Dept. at Saint Vincent College:
- Recently renovated, state-of-the-art labs and equipment in the new Sis & Herman Dupre Science Pavilion.
- High success rate with alumni job placement
- Small school feel with the big school curriculum.
- Gain exposure to a broad range of Programming Languages and Technologies