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CCSC:MW 2016


We are pleased to announce that the twenty-third annual CCSC:MW Conference will held at Taylor University, in Upland, IN. The confirmed date for this conference is September 30 - October 1, 2016. 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 2016
Final Conference Program
is now available!

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

Registration form and judging rubric
for the Student Showcase competition is now available!

Important Dates:

  • March 25, 2016 - Paper, Panel, Tutorial, & Workshop submissions due
  • April 29, 2016 - Early-in for Nifty Tools & Assignments, Works-in-Progress, and K-12 Special Session submissions due for listing in the Journal
  • May 6, 2016 - Acceptance notification
  • May 27, 2016 - Final Drafts, Final Abstracts, and Presenter registration due
  • September 9, 2016 - Late submissions for Nifty Tools & Assignments, Works-in-Progress, and K-12 Special Session submissions due
  • September 16, 2016 - Student Showcase submissions due
  • September 16, 2016 - Last day for early registration
  • NEW! September 23, 2016 - Last day for programming team registration

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

CCSC:MW 2015


We have concluded a very successful and enjoyable 2015 CCSC:MW Conference at University of Evansville, in Evansville, IN. There were a total of 131 attendees: 50 faculty attendees and presenters, 6 invited speakers, 59 full student conference attendees, 12 programming contest only student attendees, 1 K-12 attendees, 1 local vendor, and 2 National Partners.

In addition, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the founding of CCSC by Will Mitchell when he was a faculty member at the University of Evansville!

	      Anniversary Cake

See the Conference Homepage for more news about the CCSC:MW 2015.

CCSC:MW 2015
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 31, Issue 1, October 2015. You do not need an ACM DL account to access the Journal.

If you were not able to attend CCSC:MW 2015, and would like to renew your CCSC membership ($35) for the 2015-2016 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, go to the Membership Renewal page and download the Membership Application Form and mail as directed.