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My Inspiration for Grace Hopper Celebration 2018

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is a once in a lifetime opportunity for me. Many obstacles stood in my way of fulfilling what I truly want out of my life. At this time, nothing is standing in my way. I have been attending at the University of Missouri St Louis since Spring… Read More ›

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The Information Systems Program

The Information Systems (IS) program is designed to prepare students for technical and managerial careers. Our curriculum incorporates leading edge technologies used in both public and private organizations. We build on a core business program to teach students the social and technical design, development, and implementation of state-of-the-art computer-based and web-based systems. An IS student,… Read More ›

Grace Hopper Celebration, here we come!

On October 18 a group from UMSL will go to Houston to join about 16,000 other people for the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. We will have 15 people representing UMSL, and that does not count the alumnae who will be there representing their employers. The planning has started. GHC is a three-day… Read More ›

How did we get to go?

Last summer the IS Department embarked on an experiment to use crowdfunding to support students to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. We were very lucky to have 74 donors who provided more than $8,560 for the trip. This is allowing the department to send eight students to have the experience. Click… Read More ›

Hello world!

Welcome to the UMSL –> GHC 2015 Blog! On Tuesday, October 13, Professor Sauter and eight students will travel from St. Louis, MO to Houston Texas to participate in the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.  It is the World’s Largest Gathering of Women Technologists. It is produced by the Anita Borg Institute and… Read More ›