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Archives: Applied Computer Science/Information Technology

November 9, 2023
Symposium highlights research and scholarship at Conestoga

More than 200 Conestoga employees representing all ten academic schools participated in the college’s Research and Scholarship Symposium on October...


November 5, 2023
Student hackathon focuses on applied learning for IT solutions

ConHacks, a Conestoga student hackathon, took place October 22 at the college’s Waterloo campus. The event welcomed nearly 100 students...


November 3, 2023
Software engineering students place first at provincial hackathon

A team of students and a recent graduate of Conestoga’s Software Engineering Technology program placed first at the Bell Geekfest...


August 23, 2023
Student capstones showcased at IT Demo Day

Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology hosted IT Demo Day on August 14 at the Waterloo campus...


August 17, 2023
Robotics and automation project receives top honour at Tech Showcase

A team of Mechanical Engineering Technology - Robotics and Automation students placed first at Conestoga’s Tech Showcase event on August...


May 4, 2023
Conestoga students earn 12 medals at Skills Ontario Competition

Conestoga students finished with 12 medals at the 2023 Skills Ontario Competition, held May 1-3 at the Toronto Congress Centre....


April 30, 2023
Electronics Engineering Technology receives top honour at Tech Showcase

Electronics Engineering Technology student Austin Cormier and Computer Engineering Technology students Darren Morrison and Carter Glynn placed first at Conestoga’s...


April 22, 2023
Students showcase capstones at IT Demo Day

On April 11, Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology hosted IT Demo Day at the Waterloo campus...


February 17, 2023
Project-based learning connects graduates to alumni industry partner

Three 2022 Conestoga Computer Programming graduates have been hired by a local industry partner based on a capstone project they...


February 2, 2023
Conestoga welcomes Nigerian delegation

From January 23 to 25, a delegation from the Nigeria Labour Congress and the University of Lagos visited Conestoga to...


January 3, 2023
Campus cyber talk provides insight into modern security

Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology hosted a campus cyber talk series in collaboration with the (ISC)2...


November 4, 2022
Conestoga graduates nominated for 2022 Premier's Awards

Seven Conestoga alumni are among the Ontario college graduates who have been nominated for Premier’s Awards this year....


October 7, 2022
Student developer club fosters peer-to-peer learning

Students in Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology are helping build a community focused on technology and...


August 25, 2022
Student skills highlighted at IT Demo Day

On August 17, Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology hosted IT Demo Day at the Waterloo campus...


June 16, 2022
Conestoga celebrates class of 2022

More than 6,200 new graduates will be recognized at Conestoga’s spring convocation beginning June 16. The event is a culmination...


May 20, 2022
IT Pitch Night connects students to real-world projects

On May 16, students in Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology gathered at the college’s Waterloo campus...


May 5, 2022
Conestoga students receive 13 medals at Skills Ontario Competition

Conestoga students finished with 13 medals at the 2022 Skills Ontario Competition. Winners were announced during the virtual closing ceremony...


April 29, 2022
Students showcase capstone projects at IT Demo Day

On April 18, Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science and Information Technology welcomed the college community to the Waterloo campus...


March 24, 2022
IT forum connects students to industry

Students and faculty in Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science and Information Technology gathered virtually on March 3 for a...


October 1, 2021
Conestoga community marks first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Several virtual events and initiatives held across the Conestoga community marked Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation....


September 22, 2021
New IT programs support industry demand

Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology has launched two new graduate certificate programs in response to industry...


August 5, 2021
Student developer club supports peer-to-peer learning

Students in Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology have established a developer club, supported by Google, to...


May 14, 2021
Conestoga students receive 11 medals at Skills Ontario Competition

Conestoga students were among the competitors at the Virtual Skills Ontario Competition on May 12. The event is the largest...


May 14, 2021
Digital simulations enrich skills training for community safety programs

Simulating real-world scenarios provides crucial experiential learning. Immersive exercises create opportunities for students to apply knowledge and skills while building...


April 8, 2021
Go CODE Girl introduces technology opportunities

On March 20, Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology welcomed girls in Grades 7 and 8 to...


February 12, 2021
Co-op student website design receives industry award

Conestoga IT Innovation and Design student Michael Pantaleon was part of an industry team recently recognized for its work on...


December 10, 2020
Conestoga graduates help connect businesses with Canadian PPE

The demand for trusted, cost-effective personal protective equipment (PPE) resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present an obstacle for...


July 26, 2020
Conestoga students win COVID-19 hackathon

Three Conestoga students won first place in a virtual hackathon hosted by Seneca College June 29 to July 3. The...


April 30, 2020
Protecting essential workers during COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers at Conestoga have received new funding for their work on a mobile software application that will help critical supply...


March 7, 2020
Students develop sustainable solutions at annual hackathon

Students pitched innovative solutions to the college community on March 6 at the 4X4 Challenge Showcase. Hosted at Grand Innovations...


February 24, 2020
VARLab supports student learning and applied research

A cross-departmental collaboration recently provided marketing students with an opportunity to explore virtual and augmented reality trends and technologies through...


January 23, 2020
IT Pitch Night connects students to industry projects

On January 16, close to 30 businesses pitched technology needs to students in Conestoga’s School of Applied Computer Science &...


January 27, 2020
eText program delivers benefits and savings

Since it was first piloted in 2016, Conestoga’s eText program has grown to involve more than 13,700 students spanning nearly...


January 21, 2020
Building capacity: New campus opens in Waterloo

It was an announcement that almost no one expected, but it drew an immediate standing ovation from the crowd of...


December 11, 2019
Hands-on workshop highlights user experience

A hands-on workshop hosted by Conestoga’s IT Innovation and Design (ITID) program focused on finding novel approaches to presenting user...


November 21, 2019
Conestoga entrepreneur uses co-op to launch startup

A co-op work term helped Christina Vanderkooy embrace her entrepreneurial spirit. The 2019 IT Innovation and Design graduate launched a...


October 18, 2019
New degree program to focus on software development

A new four-year degree program at Conestoga will prepare graduates for progressive careers as high-quality software developers....


October 12, 2019
Conestoga names 2019 distinguished teacher

Conestoga has recognized Carlo Sgro from the college’s School of Applied Computer Science & Information Technology for his leadership and...


August 17, 2019
Interior Design student takes top spot at Tech Showcase

Bachelor of Interior Design (BID) student Taylor Wintle was awarded top honour at Conestoga’s annual Tech Showcase, held August 13...


May 30, 2019
Students win at Skills Canada competition

Conestoga students have earned five medals at the 2019 Skills Canada National Competition, held May 28 to 30 in Halifax....


May 10, 2019
Conestoga students receive 11 medals at skills competition

Thirty-three Conestoga students competed in the annual Skills Ontario Competition at the Toronto Congress Centre from May 6-8. The event...


April 26, 2019
Tech@Work highlights student projects

Student capstone projects from various technical diploma programs were on display at Conestoga’s annual Tech@Work exhibition, held April 23....


March 25, 2019
Top employers and co-op students honoured at awards ceremony

On March 21, Conestoga’s outstanding employer partners and co-op students were honoured at the annual Employer Recognition awards breakfast at...


March 13, 2019
Community workshops focus on cybercrime

Keeping seniors cybersafe was the focus of a new workshop held at the John W. Tibbits campus in Waterloo on...


September 12, 2018
Visit Conestoga's new Applied Research facility during Doors Open

Conestoga’s new Applied Research facility at 96 Grand Avenue South in Cambridge will be open to the public on Saturday,...