CS@VT -- Gold Sponsor of Richard Tapia Conference

Publish Date: 04/08/2011

The CS Department was proud to send nine students to the 2011 Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference, held April 3 - 5, 2011 in San Francisco.  Thanks to generous donations from Freddie Mac and the CSRC, the department was able to sponsor six students' attendance.  An additional three students received scholarships directly from the Tapia Conference.  According to the conference website, the "Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing has served as a leading forum for bringing together students, professors and professionals to discuss and strengthen their passion and commitment to computing."  

Conference website

Tapia conference attendees: (clockwise from top left) Olivia Erickson, Sherley Codio, Jeremy Barksdale, Gregory Wilson, Eric Fouh, Dr. Manuel Perez, Ashley Robinson, Shaimaa Lazem, Samah Gad, and Elizabeth Timmons.