Feb 15, 2011

HispanicPhD Summer Research Positions for Undergraduates

We are now taking applications for paid positions in our summer 2011 Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Human-Centered Computing program. Full information and application instructions are available at: www.cs.clemson.edu/reu .

If you want to escape Clemson for the summer a full listing of all the REU sites in computer and information science and engineering is available at:


Feb 8, 2011

upcomming events

Here are a couple of events for the next two weeks happening at MDC’s School of Computer & Engineering Technologies:

1) Kendall CIS Orientation Day - Friday, February 11, 2011, 9:00am - 1:00pm, Kendall Room K413Click here to register

2) Technology Careers in the FBI. Hear from special agents in this amazing field. Weds Feb 16, 10-11 AM, Wolfson Room 7128 (ETCOTA Auditorium). For more updates, follow us on Twitter à MiamiTech

Feb 7, 2011

Browser Comparison

Browser Comparison

Which browser works the fastest? Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Google Chrome?
Since these two questions are quite popular nowadays, we decide to put on a timer test on the three internet browser.
First, the computer use in the test is window vista with 4 GB Memory (RAM) and 64-bit Operating System.
Second, the different browser and their version were used in this comparison.

Firefox 3.6 Google Chrome 8 Internet Explorer 8
After found a page through the net to load the test began.
As a result, there is hardly any different in counts of second or minute.
In conclusion, the like of one or other browsers is based on personal standard. I personally like Firefox for it outlook and its name.

Tell us what is your favorite web browser and why? Comments will be appreciated.

Feb 3, 2011

Scholarship list

The school has compiled a list for Summer Internship opportunities for engineering/CS/CIS students
click here to see it.

I will also post a link in the "LINKS" page up top.
this list will also be updated as more information comes in.
so check it periodically.

Feb 2, 2011

GOOGLE Scholarship

Google will be handing out $10,000 Scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year. Selected students will also be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars' Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View California in 2011. Scholarships are to be awarded on strenght of applicants academic background and who demonstrate passion for computer science. Applicants must also be in the junior or senior year of undergraduate studies or enrolled in a graduate program.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Hispanic College Fund - Scholarship Opportunities

Click here to see some Hispanic Scholarship opportunity

U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Internship

Theo Department of housing has a job opening:

Job Title:
Management Support Clerk (OA)

Department Of Housing And Urban Development

Office of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Sub Agency:
Office of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Job Announcement Number:

You'll get to:
Performs a variety of general, routine or repetitive tasks associated with office support. Assignments are clerical in nature, such as answering the telephone, taking messages, routing or delivering mail to a few points, operating reproduction or facsimile equipment, maintaining office supply areas. May be required to type forms, labels and index cards. GS-02/03: In addition to the duties described in GS-01, the following is performed: performs simple computations, completing forms and preparing charts or graphs; verifies data by direct comparison with original source materials and makes corrections as necessary

And all you need to do to Qualify is to have:

Announcement Text; Screenout Text; Announcement Text; Screenout Text; Screenout Text; I am currently enrolled in or accepted to (with the intent to attend) an accredited high school, technical, vocational, college or university graduate or professional school; and carry at a minimum, a half-time course load as defined by the institution; I am in good academic standing.


Feb 1, 2011

The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust scholarship

The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust has earmarked $13 Million from its foundation that will be distributed between Indianapolis , IN and Phoenix , AZ. A significant portion of this money has been designated for scholarships that can be used for up to four years of study at Ivy Tech Community Collegein Indianapolis and for up to six years at IUPUIin Indianapolis . The program is called Nina Scholars.

Eligible applicants include both men and women in three categories:
· Adults 25 years or older with dependents
· Physically disabled adults or traditional college-age young adults
· College-age young adults who have been raised in the child welfare system

You can visit the web site at www.nmpct.org/nina [http://www.nmpct.org/nina_scholars.php] _ [http://www.nmpct.org/nina_scholars.php] scholars [http://www.nmpct.org/nina_scholars.php] .php [http://www.nmpct.org/nina_scholars.php] to get more information and to apply on-line.