The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering (CSCE) has launched two new student clubs to prepare students for careers in the dynamic tech industry:
- Google Developer Student Club (GDSC):
- Aims: The GDSC provides a platform for students to learn, grow, and innovate together, focusing on emerging fields like software development and machine learning.
- Leadership: Yaju Shrestha, majoring in computer science and applied economics, is leading the GDSC club, with Dr. Nick Rahimi serving as the club’s faculty advisor.
- Activities: The club will host tech talks and workshops on various Google technologies, hackathons, industry speaker events with Google engineers, mentorship programs, and social events to build a community and network with other students.
- Benefits: Members can collaborate with industry professionals, attend Google-sponsored conferences, and work on real-world projects using Google technologies.
- Robotics and Intelligent Machines Student Club:
- Aims: This club focuses on programming and electronics in the context of robotics and machines, aiming to broaden participation in technology applications.
- Leadership: Muhammad Sabih Ul Hussnain, majoring in computer science, serves as the president of the Robotics Club, with Dr. Jose Martinez Cruz as the club’s faculty advisor.
- Activities: The club offers testing of robotic assemblies for ground and underwater applications, participation in robotic competitions, attending lectures with experts in the robotics field, and facilitating partnerships with other campus groups.
- Membership: The club is open to students from all backgrounds and majors, as long as they have an interest in contributing to the development of technology.
These clubs provide students with opportunities to enhance their tech skills, engage with industry professionals, and participate in real-world projects and competitions. The focus on inclusivity and skill development is a valuable addition to the university’s offerings.