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CCSC:MW 2017


We are pleased to announce that the twenty-fourth annual CCSC:MW Conference will held at Calvin College, in Grand Rapids, MI. The date for this conference is September 22-23, 2017. This two-day conference has refereed papers, invited speakers, tutorials, panels, workshops, and discussions on computing science education issues in smaller colleges and departments.

CCSC:MW 2017 Registration site is now open.
Sorry for the delay!

CCSC:MW 2017
Final Conference Program
is now available!

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

Important Dates:

  • March 18, 2017 Extended to March 28, 2017 - Paper, Panel, Tutorial, & Workshop submissions due
  • April 21, 2017 - Early-in for Nifty Tools & Assignments, Works-in-Progress, and K-12 Special Session submissions due for listing in the Journal
  • May 5, 2017 - Acceptance notification
  • May 26, 2017 - Final Drafts, Final Abstracts, and Presenter registration due
  • September 1, 2017 - Late submissions for Nifty Tools & Assignments, Works-in-Progress, and K-12 Special Session submissions due
  • September 8, 2017 - Last day for early registration
  • September 14, 2017 - Student Showcase submissions due
  • September 15, 2017 - Programming contest team registration due

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

CCSC:MW 2016


We have concluded a very successful and enjoyable 2016 CCSC:MW Conference at Taylor University, in Upland, IN. There were a total of 132 attendees: 48 faculty attendees and presenters, 2 invited speakers, 62 full student conference attendees, 19 programming contest only student attendees, and 1 National Partner.

CCSC:MW 2016
Final Conference 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 32, Issue 1, October 2016. You do not need an ACM DL account to access the Journal.

If you were not able to attend CCSC:MW 2016, and would like to renew your CCSC membership ($35) for the 2016-2017 academic year, you may do so by using the CCSC National on-line renewal site. You must pay via PayPal by PayPal (login into your PayPal account) or by credit card (check out as a guest). If you need to write a check, go to the Membership Renewal page and download the Membership Application Form and mail as directed.