Meet Max (formerly known as Jordan…)

Meet Max (formerly known as Jordan)! As the Spring 2018 semester progressed, Dr. Hatley realized some students could benefit from understanding what it means to be a great student and how to improve their study skills.  Not sure to what extent students already had and applied this knowledge, she asked her COSC 314 Web Programming class for characteristics and habits they thought good students have.   She used their generated list to create an “ideal” student Read more…

HBCU Coaltion: Sign the Petition & View Dr. Earl Richardson’s Testimony in 2008

The State of Maryland is appealing the most recent court decision in an effort to NOT give the four HBCUs in Maryland the funding and other resources needed to alleviate separate and unequal education. Please sign the petition against the appeal! https://www.mhcdc.net/settlement_of_the_historically_black_institution_hbi_coalition_case_petition On March 13, 2008, Dr. Earl Richardson, (former) President of Morgan State University, testified at a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor hearing concerning Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  Please Read more…

O*NET & MY NEXT MOVE: See What Competencies You Need for Your Dream Job!

Direct from the O*NET Website: O*NET OnLine is an application that was created for the general public to provide broad access to the O*NET database of occupational information. O*NET OnLine offers a variety of search options and occupational data, while My Next Move is a streamlined application for students and job seekers. Both applications were developed for the U.S. Department of Labor by the National Center for O*NET Development. The O*NET database includes information on Read more…

Help Make Baltimore The City That Codes

Coppin State University Computer Science Majors (and Minors) are volunteering to help introduce computer programming (coding) to students around Baltimore City. It is critical to be introduced to computer science and the art/science of programming at an early age.  The ability to think creatively and turn your ideas into working code is what Dr. Hatley often calls a “SuperPower.”  She has been saying it for over a decade now and it seems to be catching Read more…

My first game

October 24th, 2018: This semester I decided I want to go to Grad school and do a masters degree in Game Design, no big deal. I started learning the basic components of a game and the important things to keep in mind when designing one. After that, I started doing a tutorial and creating my first game, and about 3 weeks later I finished. It was very challenging and it helped me realize how much Read more…

Paradyme Management Server Donation – Thanks Orville!

On October 17, Dr. Hatley walked into her office with this server (pictured below) waiting for her with a note saying “From Orville!” She immediately remembered Orville, a Spring 2018 CS Graduate who now works at Paradyme Management, asking if she and her students could use another server.  He was asked to give donate them and he immediately thought of Dr. Hatley and the CS majors at Coppin State. There are several projects that could Read more…