The STARS (Students & Technology in Academia, Research and Service) program allows the NDSU Computer Science program to target undergraduate students to become actively engaged in technology outside the classroom through programming and outreach events.

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STARS Mission

Increase participation of women, under-represented minorities, and persons with disabilities in computing disciplines.

Focus on progression of student from middle school through graduate school towards computing careers.

Outreach Opportunities

  • Collaboration with Microsoft MORE Program
  • Designed to increase the prominence of women and underrepresented populations in computing
  • Partner with NDSU Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Science fairs for local schools
  • Regional science fairs
  • North Dakota State Science Olympiad

Get Involved

  • Minimal time commitment
  • Valuable experiences
  • Contact a Faculty Liason about becoming a member, current Faculty Liasons can be found on the People and Join pages