CSC eNewsletter - September 2023

NC State Continues To Rise in U.S. News Rankings

NC State BelltowerNC State has achieved its highest ranking ever on the U.S. News and World Report 2024 Best Colleges list, landing at 28th overall among the top public universities in the nation, and 50th overall for undergraduate computer science. Read More »

Stricklands Make Major Gift Pledge to Grow Carol Miller Student Leadership Endowment

Jay & April Strickland

Alum Jay Strickland (BS CSC ’97) and his wife, April, have made a $50,000 multi-year pledge to help grow the Carol Miller Student Leadership Endowment, which will greatly increase the funds that will be available to help NC State computer science students in the future. Once the pledge is completed, the value of the endowment will approach $140,000, generating cash awards of almost $6,000 annually. Read More »

Labcorp Series Presents Suha Zehl

Suha ZehlPlease join us on Wednesday, October 25th at 6:30P in 1231 EB2 for the 2nd of 3 Fall talks in the Labcorp “Leadership in Technology” Speaker Series. Our special guest speaker will be Suha Zehl, Founder and Senior Advisor at Z Technology Solutions. Her topic will be “PHEAR AdvantageTM – A Recipe to Transform Your Life!”. Read More »

Mother of Invention

InventorsA wall of clear, honeycomb-shaped plaques bearing the names of America’s top inventors is part of a display at the National Inventors Hall of Fame, a museum outside Washington, D.C. Among those honored here are eight inventors from NC State, including CSC's Dr. Donald Bitzer, who have been inducted into the hall, which is housed at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Read More »

Select Departmental Gifts & Support

Truist has provided $17,500 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.

Red Hat has provided $5,000 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.

Prometheus Group has provided $5,000 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.

Hewlett Packard Enterprises has provided $5,000 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.

Lucid Software has provided $2,500 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.

Bandwidth has provided $5,000 to the department in support of the Senior Design Center.

CSC Wolf Bytes

Assunção Wins Best Paper Award at SPLC 2023 - Congratulations to Dr. Wesley K. G. Assunção and his co-authors from the Federal University of Paraná, on recently winning the Best Research Paper award at the 27th ACM International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2023). Read More »

Liu and Xu Win Best Paper Award at IEEE ICCCN - Congratulations to CSC assistant professors Yuchen Liu and Dongkuan Xu, along with their co-authors, on recently winning the Best Paper Award at 32nd International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2023) held in Hawaii. Read More »

Tammy Coates has been promoted to Grandma status, following the birth of a beautiful and healthy grandson on September 26th. Congrats Grammy Tammy!

The department has a number of open faculty and staff positions. Interested candidates are encouraged to learn more at

Follow the Department on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter!

 Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and corporate partners of the NC State Department of Computer Science, interested in networking to foster collaboration, entrepreneurship, partnerships, career development and professional growth are invited to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.

Personalized Job Search Agent in ePack

If you are a CSC student or recent graduate (within 12 months post-graduation) and would like to receive email notifications when new jobs are posted on ePack matching your profile, you can set up your own customized job search agent to receive just the postings you desire (intern vs. full time, etc). For a short video tutorial on how to create your own personalized job agent, click here.

The Alumni Association has partnered with the University Career Development Center to make ePACK available to NC State alumni. If you are a current Alumni Association member, update your online profile by visiting the Wolfpack Connect (alumni directory) and click on the ‘Update My Info’ tab on the upper right side of the page. Select the ‘Career Connections’ tab and then choose ‘yes’ beside the question, ‘Do you want access to ePACK?’

To access ePACK you must be a member of the Alumni Association and you must be an alumnus/alumnae of NC State. If you are not a member of the Alumni Association, you can join online. Once you have received an email confirming your membership, you will be able to register for access to ePACK.

Questions: Contact Manager of Alumni Career Services, Anna Velleggia at


Thank You!

Thanks to ePartner, Truist, for their partnering support!