Millersville students took home first place at the recent Pennsylvania Association of Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE) 2017 conference. This association is made up of educators in institutions of higher education within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who are involved in courses or programs that are considered to be a part of computer and/or information science. The 2017 conference was hosted at Edinboro University.
Millersville’s student programming team of Ian Murry, Ryan Peterson and Steve Zelek won first place solving all six problems. Millersville won out of 15 teams competing.
Also, at the conference, Jamie Thorpe won the “Best Undergraduate Paper Award” for, “Using Machine Learning To Identify Phishing Attacks.” Dr. Stephanie Schwartz is her thesis advisor.