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The department has established professional extracurricular programs for students, which are supported by industry partnerships.

An Association for Computing Machinery student chapter which:

  • Provides a networking mechanism for students;
  • Provides access to learning material over and above those provided in required course;
  • Involves speakers from the industry;
  • Provides students with leadership opportunities related to MIS; and
  • Provides a means for informing and exciting students about the field.

A Cybersecurity Club, which

  • Increases students' knowledge on various topics related to information security;
  • Provides practical skills through different technical workshops;
  • Promotes ethical hacking and involving students in Capture the Flag (CTF) events;
  • Partners with business and technology leaders in the community; and
  • Provides opportunities for students to improve their resumes and obtain jobs and internships in the field.

A student honor society, Alpha Iota Mu, which:

  • Provides recognition for high performing students, and 
  • Provides a mechanism to showcase high-performing students for potential employers and the IT community at large.