News & Features

  • Student created Goshen College App now in App Store

    Clayton Pelfrey, a senior informatics major from Middlebury, IN, developed an iPad App about Goshen College. The App has been used by students on Campus the last two years. It was recently added to the App store, which allows none students to use the App as well.

  • Goshen College adds Computer Science Major

    In response to demand from current and prospective students, Goshen will be adding a Computer Science major starting in the Fall of 2014.  While Goshen College’s Informatics program allowed students to develop computer skills related to applications in five cognate areas, some students desired a more theoretical degree focused on Computer Programming.  To meet the […]

  • Goshen College adds Information Technology Major

    Starting in the Fall of 2014 Goshen College students will be able to major in Information Technology. This a major crafted to give the students the skills that local employers indicated they wanted new computer graduates to have. The major provides students a solid foundation in computer programming as well as courses in business and communication.

  • Informatics students participate in Electronics show

    A number of Informatics students participated in the biannual Goshen College electronics/robotics show.Some of the project informatics students worked on included: a radio-controlled quadrotor helicopter with a claw, a self-driving car, and a robotic arm that mimicked hand movements. The showed is part of electronics course offered by the physics department. Photos and video.

  • Goshen Students Participate in Regional Programming Competition

    Recently Seth Yoder, Michael Yoder, Jacob Shetler, and Maria Jantz traveled to Findlay, OH to attend a regional programming competition sponsored by the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges. They competed against students from schools, in Ohio, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. During the contest students solved a variety of problems using either C++ or Java.

  • Dr. Palmer appointed to the CS2013 Assessment Council

    The Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals recently appointed Kent Palmer to the CS2013 Assessment Examination Council. The council is developing a high-quality exam that computer science programs can use to assess their own effectiveness on the core learning outcomes of the 2013 Computer Science Model Curriculum.

  • See Me CNC Demonstrates Latest 3D Printer Technology on Campus

    On Friday October 11, See Me CNC will demonstrate the ORION 3D Printer in Science 106 at 4 PM. The Orion Printer has a 6" diameter build surface with heated bed for ABS printing. It can print 3D objects up to 8" high. The printer has a 200mm per second top speeds and a 50 micron resolution.

  • Informatics Student, Balazs Pirot, Selected For All-Crossroads League Team

    In addition to being passionate about computers and informatics, Balazs Pirot passionate about tennis. Balazs Passion and skill are easily visible on the court. The Crossroads League announced its 12 member men's tennis all league team and Balazs Pirot was among the honorees. One of six unanimous selections by the conference coaches, Pirot had a 17-3 overall mark in singles play this fall.

  • Informatics Students Launch Website Service

    Under the CodePurple co-curricular the Informatics Department is launching a new service to upgrade/update websites of Goshen College's academic departments. CodePurple is a subset of mennonite.net and hires GC students to perform various programming and tech-related jobs. CodePurple allows informatics allows to gain professional experience while serving the needs of Goshen College and other organizations. It is led by Peter Miller.

  • Dr. Palmer selected chair of the Midwest Region of CCSC

    Dr Palmer was selected to chair of the Midwest Region of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC). The Midwest Region includes colleges and universities in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Western Pennsylvania, and Northern Kentucky.

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