CMU showcases top talent at Midwest Collegiate Computing Conference

| Author: Robert Wang | Media Contact: Robert Wang

The L.V. Eberhard Conference Center in Grand Rapids, MI, played host to the annual Midwest Collegiate Computing Conference last weekend. Drawing participants from universities across Michigan, the event served as a platform for students to showcase their prowess in various information technology disciplines.

With a lineup featuring six workshops and eleven competitive events covering Java Development, Python Development, Data Analytics, Database Design, and Cybersecurity, among others, the MWC3 offered a comprehensive exploration of contemporary IT skills.

Central Michigan University emerged as a prominent contender at the conference, with fifteen students battling across multiple competitions. Their exemplary performance garnered praise and recognition, with several CMU participants clinching prestigious awards.

  • Jordan Leh and Grace Osiri – 1st place in Data Analytics I with MS Office
  • Grace Osiri – 2nd place in Data Analytics II with Tableau
  • Steven Bowman and Sreeja Muskula – 3rd place in Data Design
  • Edom Belayneh and Mirran Salem – 2nd place in Java Development
  • Deandra Akpomon-Daniels and Grace Isiri – 3rd place in Java Development
  • Steven Bowman – 1st place in Mainframe Systems with IBM Z Xplore
  • Brian Vorac and Connor Wiltsie – 1st place in Microcontroller Fundamentals with Arduino
  • Edom Belayneh and Hiarimino Ralison Rakotoson – 3rd place in Microcontroller Fundamentals with Arduino
  • Steven Bowman – Honorable Mention in Microcontroller Fundamentals with Arduino
  • Jordan Leh and Emma VanDenstorm – 1st place in Project Management with SimProject

As we celebrate the accomplishments of all winners, CMU's Computer Science program shines brightly, reflecting its commitment to excellence and the remarkable talents of its students.

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