Student Awards, Co-op’s and Research

CCIS Undergraduates & Groups Research and Awards

CCIS Seniors Receive Outstanding Co-op Awards

Three extraordinary CCIS seniors received honors at the Coop­er­a­tive Edu­ca­tion Awards, an annual cer­e­mony high­lighting stu­dents who’ve demon­strated out­standing accom­plish­ments on their co-​​op expe­ri­ences across the globe. Nate Bessa, a com­puter sci­ence and busi­ness com­bined major won the Thomas E. McMahon Award, which rec­og­nizes a senior who dis­plays out­standing char­acter and integrity com­bined with a […]

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2014 Huntington 100 CCIS Honorees

Northeastern’s newest “Hunt­ington 100,” a group of extra­or­di­nary stu­dents selected for their impres­sive achieve­ments and impact both on campus and around the world, was hon­ored last week at a recep­tion with uni­ver­sity leaders, fac­ulty, and staff. The honor, now in its second year, rec­og­nizes seniors and under­classmen who have excelled in their respec­tive areas—from research […]

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CCIS Students Win at RISE 2014

When three seniors turned their capstone project into an entry for Northeastern University’s 2014 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo (RISE), they never imagined winning in the computer and information sciences category. Yet that’s exactly what happened, and now the video game they developed is attracting interest from the gaming industry and other fields. “We knew […]

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CCIS Senior Nathaniel Bessa Wins Prestigious 2014 Compass Award

As a freshman, CCIS student Nathaniel Bessa stated that his ultimate goal was to be remembered as someone who was a leader and an innovator. Nate has found numerous ways to make a meaningful impact during his academic career, which was recognized at the 2014 Compass Awards. The prestigious Compass Award goes to a senior […]

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CCIS Places Fifth in Regional Cyber Defense Competition

Some of the region’s brightest up-and-comers in the hot field of cyber security gathered at the University of New Hampshire for the Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, hosted by UNH’s computer science department. Northeastern fielded a team of ten students, the largest team in 7 years. The competition offers students hands on learning and the […]

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