NEWS AND INFORMATION
Welcome to UNO Computer Science
The department of Computer Science is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service to the profession and the community. The central focus of the department is providing quality, innovative, baccalaureate and graduate education that emphasizes established fundamentals. [Read on]
What do you call a senior engineer at techno-giant Google and an avid advocate for more women in the computing profession?
If the person is Sabrina Farmer, you can call her distinguished UNO Computer Science alumna as well. Currently a Senior Engineering Manager at Google, Ms. Farmer is the lead manager responsible for Google Apps Site Reliability, which includes Gmail, Docs, Spreadsheets, Drive, Calendar, Sites, and Enterprise. Based at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, she gets to travel on a regular basis to Zurich, New York, London, and San Francisco (so you can call her a world-traveller, too). Ms. Farmer describes herself as "a strong advocate for women in technology, founding the [UNO Scholarship for Women in Computer Science] upon graduation and ... a regular invited speaker at conferences and to students." She is a mentor both inside and outside of Google and advises young engineers to focus on what they enjoy most about engineering. In addition to her successful career, she has found time to also have a family. She lives in Silicon Valley with "her husband, two young kids, and a very large dog." So, using language peculiar to New Orleans, we say: "Way to geaux, Sabrina!"
First Class of UNO GE Capital Software Engineering Apprenticeship Program Gets to Work
The GE Capital Technology Center in New Orleans recently launched its first Software Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SWEAP) class with 13 students from the University of New Orleans. These students will apprentice with GE Capital while earning their degree and will receive formal industry mentorship and training in addition to their hands-on work experience. [Read on]
GE - UNO Computer Science Software Engineering Apprenticeship Program Explained
The Software Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SWEAP) is a newly established joint program between UNO’s Computer Science department and GE Capital. SWEAP is an undergraduate apprenticeship program that is expected to become a critical pipeline of software engineers for GE Capital and other IT Corporations[Read more about GE Partnership >>]
last updated: 02/07/2014