The mission of the Computer & Information Science Department is to provide an outstanding education to its students in accordance with the principles of the Mansfield University mission, to advance scholarship in key domains of the computing and information sciences, and to engage in activities that improve the welfare of society and enhance the reputation of Mansfield University. The Department aims to maintain an environment that promotes innovative thinking; values mutual respect and diversity; encourages and supports scholarship; instills ethical behavior; and stimulates life-long learning.
The vision of the Computer & Information Science Department is to become a recognized regional leader offering high-quality undergraduate programs in computing and information sciences to a large number of talented students at affordable tuition rates.
The core values guiding the Department are:
Spring 2013CIS3306 students were each loaned a Google Android Nexus 7 tablet for the semester. In May they presented some amazing final projects including game apps, calculator apps, client/server apps, Google Maps apps, and more. One project was even published in Google's Play store. Great work MU CIS students!
The CIS department received a $3,100 AWS in Education Coursework grant from Amazon. The grant is in the form of credits that can be used by CIS students on the AWS Cloud computing platform. Cloud computing will be one of the topics covered in CIS3325 Operating Systems this semester.
State Farm presented a check for $50,000 to MU President Allan Golden and the CIS faculty. The grant will be used to build a new laptop classroom and a mobile computing laboratory.