The Department of Computer Science has the best students on campus. This monthly recognition aims to highlight CS students and the positive impact on their peers. Students are nominated by their peers.
Cai Gutman nominated Miguel for recognition because "[Miguel] has helped me understand challenging programming topics. He is very patient and understanding with students he helps. His enthusiasm is contagious!"
Cole Freddman nominated Aidan for recognition because "[Aidan] helped me figure out minors."
Alyssa Yanez nominated Nate for recognition because "[Nate} works really hard and is very humble. Nate has so much potential!"
Julia Ryan nominated Elaina for recognition because "Elaina has consistently been amazingly helpful and intelligent in everything she does, or what you may need from her. She's patient and always willing to help and make sure that you can actually grasp the concept; she really does care about the content as well as whoever she may be assisting. She never ceases to amaze me...my gratitude is absolutely through the roof for her."
Jessica Hernandez nominated Zhachary for recognition for "... receiving an offer for a full-time position with American Express as a Software Engineer starting August! Zach has worked so hard and has been involved with clubs on campus such as SHPE. He also interned as a software engineer this past summer with a company named Doma!"
Nimet (Beyza) Bozdag nominated Caroline for recognition because "Caroline is a very positive, helpful and approachable person! She is a great Course Coordinator who is always there to answer both the students and the TAs questions. Apart from that, she is also really passionate about CS and will help you figure things out about your interests with thought out responses."
Davlat Urolov nominated Kapua for recognition because "Kapua is such an excellent peer, always eager to help and share thoughts on different questions"
Davlat Urolov nominated Nicholas for recognition because "[Nicholas is] always helpful, especially when it comes to question regarding hardware of Apple products."
Luke Hankins nominated Connie for recognition because "Connie's calm, confident approach to C.S. curriculum and university studies in general challenged me to find the same in myself....she became a role model I could follow and have found my expectations for myself, my ambitions and my work ethic grow with each new semester. My college experience and education would not be the same without Connie."
Liam Frazier nominated Khojiakbar for recognition because " [Khojiakbar] has helped me understand a lot of concepts throughout the course, and was the most active TA that I interacted with."
Hoang Van nominated Connor for recognition because "During my comprehensive preparation, [Connor] helped me with the tips and process of how I should form the proposal. In particular, he suggested me to discuss (early) the idea with my advisor and keep them as open, constructing, and productive as possible. At the end, everything works out well for me and I am thankful for his help and support."
Germán Perez Arispuro
Matthew Ricci nominated Germán for recognition "For always showing up to the zoom lecture and answering questions with me so I'm not the only TA in there."
Tugay Bilgis nominated Cumhur for recognition because [Cumhur] is just very awesome and although he's a freshman, he works so hard to learn more and more, I sometimes go to him first if I have a question."
Tyler Windemuth nominated Jacob for recognition because "[Jacob] is Smart, a good TA. Knows what they are talking about and kind."
Maria Barrios nominated Amy for recognition because "[Amy] helps me understand concepts that otherwise I would be lost in. She takes the time and explains in detail what I'm doing wrong and how to better approach the problem."
Nimet Beyza Bozdag
Dustin Callahan (Twice!!)