The Computer Science faculty at Allegheny College agree with Edward Lazowska, the Bill & Melinda Gates Chair of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, who said "Computer science: It's where the jobs are. It's also where the future is." Studying Computer Science at Allegheny means that you will be competitive for the computing careers that are projected to account for 73% of all new STEM jobs in the next decade, according to a 2016 report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Teaching and research in the Department of Computer Science are always student centered. While at Allegheny, you will learn the fundamental knowledge and skills of the field, in addition to honing your ability to effectively communicate and work in interdisciplinary teams. You will find the field of Computer Science to be filled with fascinating and rewarding challenges as you design, implement, and release mobile apps, web sites, and open-source software that will be useful to teachers, researchers, and industry experts from around the world.
Allegheny received a grant from the Mozilla Foundation as part of the Responsible Computer Science Challenge.
Date: June 10, 2019
Janyl Jumadinova and Elisia Wright were recently featured in Allegheny Magazine for their research work with underwater robots.
Date: March 26, 2019
Ahmad Douglas '02 will be visiting Allegheny on Wednesday, March 27
Date: March 25, 2019
Allegheny College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position
Date: November 21, 2018
A data analytics conference featuring women that are making an impact in the field
Date: November 14, 2018