CIS Student Clubs
CIS Computing Club – The Computing Club consists of GVSU students interested in expanding their computing skills and knowledge outside the classroom. This includes learning new programming languages and techniques, as well as interacting with companies. It’s also a great place to meet other like-minded students! Currently, the club is focusing on interacting with companies to get advice from professionals in the work force. Additionally, we encourage members to work together in small groups on side projects to explore interests outside classroom projects. For more information on the group please contact Dr. Erik Fredericks at [email protected].
Women in Computing Group – This organization provides mentoring and professional development opportunities for women interested in computing. We host Tech Talks given by women in the field and work with schools in the community to host coding workshops for girls. Any major is welcome! You can contact the group at [email protected] or by contacting their faculty advisor Dr. Jie Du at [email protected].
GVSU Hackers Analyzing Threats (HAT) – The HAT Club consists of GVSU students interested in expanding their cyber-security skills and knowledge outside the classroom. This includes learning offensive and defensive techniques to protect your network and data from cyber criminals. We share information about hackathons and other local events. It’s also a great place to meet other like-minded students! If you are interested in this group please contact Dr. Vijay Bhuse at [email protected].
Grand Valley Competitive Programming Club (CPC) – The CPC is a group dedicated to growing as programmers by learning about, practicing, and discussing data structures, algorithms, and programming techniques. The overall goal of the group is to prepare for the International Collegiate Programming Contest. If you are interested in this club, please contact Ira Woodring at [email protected].
Esports Club- The Esports club is where casual and competitive players at Grand Valley come to play.
Health and Bioinformatics Journal Club - Through in-depth discussions of recent scientific papers, we gain insights into the impact and implications of research in the health and bioinformatics fields. By extending the invitation to students from various domains, we aim to create a melting pot of perspectives that enrich our discourse and contribute to a collaborative learning environment.
For more information, please contact Dr. Suhila Sawesi at [email protected]
WiCyS She Secures Student Chapter – WiCyS is a community dedicated to advancing women in cybersecurity. Membership is open to students of any gender, who are interested in or pursuing studies and careers in cybersecurity. The WiCyS She Secures student chapter organizes various activities and events, such as guest lectures, workshops, and networking events. These activities aim to enhance members' skills, knowledge, and professional connections in cybersecurity. The WiCyS She Secures student chapter also engages in outreach activities, including initiatives to introduce K-12 students to computing and cybersecurity careers. Additionally, establishing partnerships with industry organizations and professionals is one of the main goals of the WiCyS She Secures student chapter, which aims to provide students with insights into industry trends, internship opportunities, and potential career paths.
For more information on the group, please contact Dr. Samah Mansour at [email protected]