Computer Science Club spreads high-tech cheer

Back to News and Events Home Page

Computer Science Club spreads high-tech cheer to less fortunate

Published: January 3, 2015.

The Computer Science Club at Lewis University recently hosted a fundraiser that raised $850 to help children in the area who are not as fortunate by giving them the gift of electronics. The clubís goal was to raise money to buy Kindle Fire devices for as many children as possible.

With the funds raised, the Computer Science Club donated seven Fire HD Kids Edition Tablets, which included a case and a replacement guarantee. The club also gave recipients a list of free educational apps they can download, as well as instructions for accessing free books and other resources from their local library.

With help from the United Way of Will County, the tablet devices were delivered to children in need in time for Christmas.

Lewis University offers a bachelorís degree in Computer Science and Computer Engineering. It also offers minors in Computer Science and in Cyber Security Science. Itís also nationally recognized for a Master of Science in Information Security program, which includes an innovative fast-track that enables students to earn both a bachelorís and a masterís degree in five years. A master's degree in Data Science is also available.

In addition to receiving personal attention from experienced faculty and learning in an attractive and modern facility, Computer Science students receive real-world experience, working on service projects for non-profits and taking advantage of numerous internship opportunities. Students acquire both the technical skills and the team-oriented problem-solving strategies necessary for a successful career, through a cutting-edge curriculum and integrated learning opportunities.

Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,700 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit for further information.

Related Links
Alumni    Computer Science   

Social Media

Follow Lewis University


Leave a Comment

Comments submitted to are posted to the News and Events article with name that is submitted. Lewis University reserves the right to delete comments. Offensive language, personal attacks or irrelevant comments may be deleted/and or not posted. Comments will not appear immediately. Thank you for your patience.



Security Password (Please type the word ):


To News & Events