Inaugural Homecoming Day for CSE Alumni

Eighty alumni and their families, students, faculty and staff enjoyed the first Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Alumni Family Homecoming Day. The day began with a welcome speech by Department Head Prof Qiang Yang, who brought attendees up to date with the latest CSE developments, including big data initiatives, and emphasized the importance of alumni to the department. Other activities included “Hour of Code” sessions, with current students teaching children of alumni about basic programming concepts. Badminton and a tea party were also arranged.

The event, organized by the CSE Department and the Computer Science and Engineering Alumni Association, provided a great way for students to meet and talk to alumni to gain insight into career pathways and development after graduation, and for alumni to renew old friendships and establish new ones.