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Giving. Department of Computer Science

Sustained support from generous donors and friends like you ensures that College of Science & Engineering students will continue to receive the quality education that best prepares them for a meaningful career.

Current and future students benefit from all gifts that we receive from alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, and friends. In addition to helping us control costs, gifts enhance our efforts to achieve our goals which include:
  • Increasing the number and value of student scholarships
  • Attracting the best and brightest students
  • Recruiting the retaining top-ranked faculty
  • Establishing distinguished professorships
  • Developing and strengthening academic programs
  • Purchasing advanced equipment
  • Improving academic and research facilities

Support the College

Generous support from alumni and friends helps provide educational opportunities for the next class of students.

Whether it's through gifts for specific giving societies, or donations that fund scholarships, equipment or other areas, there are many areas and ways in which you can support College of Science and Engineering students, faculty, and programs.

Ways to Give

Established in 2005. Income from the endowment may be used for undergraduate and graduate scholarships, student awards, professional events in the department and other necessary purchases for the benefit of the computer science department.

Undergraduate students must be incoming freshmen who intend to sign a CPS or ITC major, have a minimum 3.3 GPA and a minimum 25 ACT score. Graduate students must be admitted to the CPS master of science degree program, have a minimum 3.6 GPA, 520 on the verbal GRE, 720 on the quantitative GRE, or proof of acceptance of a paper to be published in a journal or presented at a refereed national or international conference.

Established in 2004 by Dale Karolak.

Students must be a junior or senior by the Fall semester with a GPA of 3.0, must have completed and/or are currently enrolled in CPS 410, and have earned and/or will earn a grade of B.

Established in 1989 by George and Ernestine Lauer in appreciation of CMU and their family.

For a junior who is a Michigan resident majoring in computer science, mathematics, speech pathology or English with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Established in 2010 by Dr. Roger and Kay Lee. Dr. Lee is a professor in the department of computer science.

Students must be enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior and intend to graduate from CMU. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and have a signed major in CPS or ITC.

Established in 2007 by R. Kim Summers '78, in honor of his parents, Leonard and Betty Summers. Income from the endowment will support a renewable award for a student enrolled in the College of Science and Technology and Department of Computer Science.

Students should have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to those from Otsego County who demonstrate financial need and are active in community service.

Established in 1988 by family, colleagues and members of the Department of Computer Science in memory of Dr. Harold Zeoli for students majoring in computer science. Dr. Zeoli was instrumental in introducing the study of computer science at CMU.

For students majoring in computer science or information technology.

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