Getting engaged in student life is about so much more than a student's own experience. It's also about building community, supporting others and striving for change — qualities this year's Dalhousie Board of Governors' Award winners illustrate so well.
A new partnership between Dalhousie and the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD) opens doors for high school students from across the province to explore computer science and post-secondary education options.
Co-chaired by dean of the Faculty of Computer Science, Dr. Andrew Rau-Chaplin and Dr. Stan Matwin, the "Learn and Work" report, which examines how Nova Scotia can invest in communications technology to support a diverse, digital-ready workforce and make data accessible to decision makers.
nspired by her introduction to computer science education, Genny Centeno Metri — an international student from Mexico — wanted to do something to narrow the gender gap in technology. As she graduates from the Master of Applied Computer Science program, she can certainly say she’s succeeded.
Recognition for the success of the WeAreAllCS initiative has come fast and furious this year, with the latest honour coming at the Dalhousie Legacy Awards Wednesday when the working group of staff, faculty and students spearheading the initiative took home one of the President's Awards for the Advancement of Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness.