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Smith Wins Datafest 2017!

A team of Smith CS students has won Best in Show at the 2017 UMass Datafest.  Congratulations to Zainab, Subashin, Ji Young, Ji Won, and Van!

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: 5 College, Awards, Competitions, Events, Hackathon, Student Activities

Hamp Hack is back!

Hope you’re doing great! Last year, we were absolutely thrilled to see you get excited for Hamp Hack. This year, it is my pleasure to invite you at Hamp Hack, once again! 
Hamp Hack, as you know, is a dynamic 24 hour Interdisciplinary Hackathon event in the Pioneer Valley.
A hackathon, is a type of an event, [ >> more ]

March 22nd, 2017 · Tags: 5 College, Awards, Competitions, Hackathon

Smith Teams Win Prizes at HackHolyoke

Congratulations to all the Smith students who won prizes at the Hack Holyoke ( competition!  Sarah Abowitz, Juliane Donahue-Bombosch, and Minyue Dai won the prize for Most Innovative with their team’s entry.  Meanwhile the team of Ariana Meredith, Anjali Desai, Perla Garcia, and Michelle Wong won the #HackHarassment prize.  Well done all!

November 7th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Awards, Competitions, Events, Hackathon

Hackathon at MtHolyoke College

We would like to bring to your attention the opportunity for your students/network to get involved in the upcoming HackHolyoke taking place at Mount Holyoke College on November 4th and 5th. Please forward the invitation below and flyer attached with more information.
Dear creative minds and code aficionados,
HackHolyoke is the first women’s college hackathon [ >> more ]

September 26th, 2016 · Tags: Hackathon

HackHolyoke Nov. 4-5

Dear creative minds and code aficionados,
HackHolyoke is the first women’s college hackathon and also the first hackathon with a 50:50 gender ratio. It is a 24-hour hackathon that welcomes 200 students to be creative, fearless and innovative as they develop brilliant new and disruptive projects! There is no programming experience required and all majors are [ >> more ]

September 26th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Events, Hackathon

Coding for Good (and Prizes!)

Congratulations to three of our own!  Esther Nwaka, Karen Diaz and Kyra Gan just got back from Delaware, where they participated in the Code for Good 2015 event sponsored by JP Morgan Chase.  They took second prize for the weekend, along with two other teammates.  Way to go!

November 1st, 2015 · Tags: Awards, Competitions, Hackathon, Honors

Social Justice Through Programming on Otelia Cromwell Day

Smithies in CS is hosting an hour-long Learnathon titled “Social Justice Through Programming: Creating a Website“. This is a socially conscious event for Smith College students and faculty in conjunction with Otelia Cromwell Day where teams will write programs that will make a positive difference in somebody’s life. We will teach you how to make a basic [ >> more ]

October 25th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Hackathon

Hack Holyoke: April 3-4, 2015. Registration now open!

March 19th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Hackathon, Talk

Global Game Jam at Hampshire: Friday, January 23

Would you like to make a game in a weekend, alongside 25,000+ game developers around the world? If so, the Global Game Jam is for you! Sign up for free at
When: 6pm Friday, January 23
Where: Hampshire College (all Five College members are welcome!)
What: A weekend full of game making fun (ends 6pm Saturday)
Who: Anyone with an interest in [ >> more ]

January 16th, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Events, Hackathon

Hack4Humanity – Google’s 48 Hour Hackathon

Subject: Invitation to Apply for Hack4Humanity NYC – Google’s 48 Hour Hackathon!
Google NYC has a challenge for you: can you make the world a better place with technology?
Around the world, billions of people confront violence, instability, and repression. Google wants to challenge a select group of students to help people confront these threats [ >> more ]

November 12th, 2014 · Tags: Competitions, Hackathon