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Advising

Need help with class information or understanding the programming tracks. We have advisors who are here to help. Please visit our advising page for more information.

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Tech Support

Get all the help you need with email access, wifi and assessing your files off campus. Most of your technical questions can be answered on our support page.

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Organizations

Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences is full of activities and our student organizations contribute to most of the activites for our students. Community outreach, hack-o-thons, and many more.

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Extracurricular Activities

Hackathons

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Sleeping bags, pillows, pizza, soda and plenty of coffee. This might sound like an awesome sleepover or summer camp but it is just endless hours of coding and prototyping the next great thing.

Hackathons provide a venue for self-expression and creativity through technology. People form teams around a problem or idea, and collaboratively code a unique solution that generally take shape in the form of websites, mobile apps, and robots.

Programming Team

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An elite group of students from Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences that compete in regional and online programming contests. The programming team offers intensive training which allows team members to develop top-notch problem-solving skills. The intensive training provides team members the ability to develop top-notch problem-solving skills.

The team holds special qualifier contests every September and January to select team members for scholarships.

Workshops

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Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences provides plenty of workshops for students and to the community at large. the workshops vary but majority of them focus educating and training students in computer and gaming programming, mobile and web design and development, and robotics.

The workshops are lead by industry professionals with years of experience in their field. Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences also host many of the local and national workshops or camps.


Tech Station

Is a $3 million, 8,000 sq. ft hub for technology innovation, training and community engagement built to attract the next generation of top computing students.

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Recent News

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Unlocking Tomorrow’s Frontiers: KFSCIS Faculty Retreat Develops Visionary Strategies

In a captivating Spring Faculty Retreat held at the Doubletree Hilton Doral, faculty members explored tomorrow’s frontiers in computer science as they focused on visionary strategies and innovations for the future. Faculty members began this year’s strategic planning by exploring
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American Express offers jobs, internships to 25 FIU students

The students, the majority of them women studying computer science, spent three weeks at the company as part of a new micro-internship program facilitated by Break Through Tech Miami Read more at FIU news

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Dr. Mark Weiss Selected as New Interim Vice Dean

Interim Dean of the College of Engineering and Computing, Dr. Ines Triay, announced her first appointment in the College of Mark Allen Weiss, PhD from the Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences as the new interim vice Dean
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Researchers Embark on Pioneering Marine Carbon Dioxide Removal Research

In a groundbreaking leap toward understanding and mitigating the impacts of climate change, Florida International University (FIU) researchers are set to embark on the “SLEUTH: Spectroscopy of Oceanic Liquid Environments Using Towed Optical Sensor Heads” project. This ambitious initiative, spearheaded
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