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Emerging technology in education
February 20, 2014
As newer technology makes its way into classrooms, students are able to learn and research at increasingly faster rates. Dr. Bryson Payne, head of the University of North Georgia's (UNG) Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, talks about how higher education is integrating technology into the classroom and how technology is changing higher education.
UNG seeks submissions for Papers and Pubs
January 17, 2014
For undergraduates looking to build their research portfolios before moving into careers or graduate programs, the University of North Georgia (UNG) is calling for submissions to its third issue of Papers and Pubs, a Southeastern interdisciplinary journal of undergraduate research that, like the university, supports research in all disciplines.
Conference aims to enhance education, economy in region
December 13, 2013
Regional college students and educators, entrepreneurs, business innovators, technology professionals, and community members gathered recently for the Digital Economy Conference in Cumming, Ga., to discuss methods to use broadband technology to foster the growth of the region's economy and educational opportunities.
Mind power, maps and mulch: UNG research teams break new ground
December 3, 2013
For people who physically cannot perform everyday tasks such as turning on a light switch or closing a door, technology may be about to bridge a gap that could help them lead much more independent lives.
Data and Internet security
November 7, 2013
From banking online to using cells phones to instantly share vacation photos, cyberspace has become a part of daily life. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security marked October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and Alfred Barker, chief information security officer for the University of North Georgia, talks about internet security and how we can keep ourselves and our data secure.
The Department of Computer Science houses Bachelor's degree programs in computer science and computer information systems, two minors, and the Associate's degree in computer science. With record enrollment of over 360 CS & CIS majors across four campuses, there's never been a better time to be a part of Computer Science at North Georgia.
From our first computer science graduates in 1984, to our newest concentrations in Information Assurance & Security and Mobile & Web App Programming, our graduates have gone into exciting careers at:Blizzard Entertainment, IBM, Adobe, AT&T, Equifax, ADP, HP, MetLife, Norfolk Southern, UPS, the US Army, and in countless other industries and government, non-profit, and educational organizations worldwide.