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 SRU Computer Science Students Take Honors At Regional Collegiate Computer Programming Contest 

 

SPOTLIGHT

11/12/2002

Contact: K.E. Schwab  -- 724-738-2199;  e-mail: karl.schwab@sru.edu

SRU COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS TAKE HONORABLE MENTION
AT REGIONAL COLLEGIATE COMPUTER PROGRAMMING CONTEST 

          SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Two student teams from Slippery Rock University’s computer science department took honorable mention for the Central North America Region in the Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Regional Contest held recently at Ashland University.

          The team members, all computer science majors, and their hometowns were: 

          Jim Hoy                      Grove City

          Jim Brahm                    Pittsburgh (15237)

          Kyle Hawver                  Turtlepoint

          Dilsara Pathirana            Piscataway, N.J.

          Janaka Edirisinghe           Kandy, Sri Lanka

          Suneth Rupasinghe            Piliyandala, Sri Lanka

           Some 150 teams were involved, including those from the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, The Ohio State University, the University of Indiana and Waterloo University in Canada. The contest requires student teams to solve up to eight computer programming problems in a five-hour period.

          The SRU teams were coached by associate Professor David Valentine.

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