News & Events


Press and media releases by the CIS Department. News releases can also be viewed on our calendar. Older news posts are available on our news archive.

Latest News:

CIS News

October 7, 2015 - 12:34pm

Students Work as a Cohesive Team, Quickly Solving Problems in Fast-paced Environments
K-State’s Cyber Defense Club is a competition group with a focus on computer and computer network security. With goals to expand members’ knowledge in firewalls, routers, operating systems, networking operations and defense of large-scale computer... read more

October 7, 2015 - 12:32pm

KSU Game Development Club helps students develop their programming and professional skills
While many students enjoy playing computer games, some want to go farther with their interest, designing their own original computer games. The K-State Game Development Club (GDC) exists to help these students meet this desire.  Boasting over 60... read more

September 30, 2015 - 3:46pm

Dr. David Schmidt Retires
One of the most beloved and accomplished professors in CIS history, Dr. David Schmidt, is retiring after 29 years of service to Kansas State University. Schmidt completed his B.A. degree in mathematics at Fort Hays State University and his M.S.... read more


The CIS Department has several events each semester. We also have a calendar of events available.

Latest Events:


October 7, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Fiedler Auditorium

October 9, 2015 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

CIS Conference Room (N236)

October 23, 2015 - 6:30pm - October 24, 2015 - 3:30am


The CIS Seminar Series is a great way for students to interact with faculty and other distinguished speakers. We also have an archive of seminars series for past years.

Latest Seminars:


October 14, 2015 - 12:30pm

Distinguished Lecturer
Nichols 126

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