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CIS Department
Simon B. Elliott Hall
Mansfield, PA 16933

Jaesung Sim, Chairperson
Arlene Brown, Secretary

Phone: 570-662-4481
Fax: 570-662-4137


Arlene Brown, Dept. Secretary

204 Elliott Hall


Dr. Cathy D'Ortona

212B Elliott Hall


Dr. Matt Haner

213A Elliott Hall


Dr. Clarence Lienhard

Clarence Lienhard210 Elliott Hall


Prof. John Phillips

John Phillips205-C Elliott Hall



Dr. Jaesung Sim, Department Chairperson

Jaesung Sim205-B Elliott Hall


Dr. Yucong Liu

Dr. Yucong Liu205-A Elliott Hall


Department News

Spring 2013

CIS3306 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!

January 2013

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.

October 2012 

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.