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CCSC:MW 2015


We are pleased to announce that the twenty-second annual CCSC:MW Conference will be October 2-3, 2015, at the University of Evansville, in Evansville, IN. 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 30th anniversary of the founding of CCSC by Will Mitchell when he was a faculty member at the University of Evansville!

CCSC:MW 2015
Tentative Conference Program (6/29)
is now available!

Here is the Call for Participation and a one-page announcement poster suitable for posting.

On-line registration is now available!

Sorry for the delay!! Lodging and parking information is now available!

The judging rubric for the Student Showcase competition is now available!

Important Dates:

  • March 20, 2015 - Paper, Panel, Tutorial, & Workshop submissions due
  • May 1, 2015 - Early-in for Nifty Tools & Assignments, Works-in-Progress, and K-12 Special Session submissions due for listing in the Journal
  • May 8, 2015 - Acceptance notification
  • May 29, 2015 - Final Drafts, Final Abstracts, and Presenter registration due
  • July 31, 2015 - Late submissions for Nifty Tools & Assignments, Works-in-Progress, and K-12 Special Session submissions due
  • September 18, 2015 - Students Posters & Showcase Projects submissions due
  • September 18, 2015 - Last day for early registration

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

CCSC:MW 2014


CCSC:MW 2014
Final Conference Program
including links to the Nifty Assignments inadvertently left out of the Proceedings

Joel Adams' Keynote Powerpoint
CSinParallel Website

We have concluded a very successful and enjoyable 2014 CCSC:MW Conference at Olivet Nazarene University, in Bourbonnais, IL. There were a total of 156 attendees: 58 faculty attendees and presenters, 7 invited speakers, 67 full student conference attendees, 19 programming contest only student attendees, 2 K-12 attendees, 1 local vendor, and 2 National Partners.

The papers are available at the ACM Digital Library by using the Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges Archive page or directly to Volume 30, Issue 1, October 2014. You do not need an ACM DL account to access the Journal.