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CCSC:MW 2014


We are pleased to announce that the twenty-first annual CCSC:MW Conference will be September 19 - 20, 2014, at Olivet Nazarene University, in Bourbonnais, IL. This two-day conference has refereed papers, invited speakers, tutorials, panels, workshops, and discussions on computing science education issues in smaller colleges and departments.

In addition, we will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the the ONU Computer Science Department!

CCSC:MW 2014
Final Conference Program

Here is a one-page announcement poster suitable for posting.

Important Dates:

  • March 21, 2014 - Paper, Panel, Tutorial, & Workshop submissions due
  • May 2, 2014 - Early-in for Nifty Tools & Assignments, and Works-in-Progress due for listing in the Journal
  • May 9, 2014 - Acceptance notification
  • May 30, 2014 - Final Drafts, Final Abstracts, and Presenter registration due
  • August 1, 2014 - Late submissions for Nifty Tools & Assignments and Works-in-Progress due
  • August 1, 2014 - K-12 Special Session submissions due
  • September 5, 2014 - Students Posters & Showcase Projects submissions due
  • September 5, 2014 - Last day for early registration

For more information, visit the Conference Home Page, Call for Submissions and/or Registration.

CCSC:MW 2013


We have concluded a very successful and enjoyable 2013 CCSC:MW Conference at The University of Findlay in Findlay, OH. There were a total of 172 attendees: 79 faculty attendees and presenters that included 12 CCSC National Board members, 2 speakers, 68 full student conference attendees, 18 programming contest only student attendees, 4 K-12 attendees, and 1 local vendor.

Here is the 2013 CCSC:MW Conference Final Program. The papers are available at the ACM Digital Library by using the Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges Archive page or directly to Volume 29, Issue 1, October 2013. You do not need an ACM DL account to access the Journal.

If you were not able to attend CCSC:MW 2013, and would like to renew your CCSC membership ($35) for the 2013-2014 academic year, you may do so by using the CCSC National on-line renewal site. You must pay by credit card or PayPal. If you need to write a check, please download the Membership Application Form and mail as directed.