Advising

During your enrollment at Augusta University, you have an academic advisor to guide you every step of the way from orientation to graduation.

  • Markus Bacha advises all School of Computer and Cyber Sciences students with 60 or more credit hours whose last names begin with A through G.
  • Wennie Squires advises all School of Computer and Cyber Sciences students with 60 or more credit hours whose last names begin with H through Z.

Be sure to contact your advisor each semester to confirm or update your graduation plan, discuss career goals, and resolve academic issues. They're always here to help you choose a path of success!

Student Activities

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
ACM is the world's largest educational and scientific computing society that delivers resources that advance computing as a science and as a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources. The Augusta University student chapter of ACM has subgroups focused on programming, cyber defense and web development that participate in activities and competitions in their respective fields.

Augusta University Cyber TeamAugusta University's Cyber Defense team won "Best Network Security Team"  at the 2017 Leidos Capture-The-Flag Competition
The Augusta University Cyber Defense Team participated in its first competition in 2017 and placed in the top 8 of 24 teams qualifying SECCDC Regionals at Kennesaw State University. The Cyber Defense Team meets weekly to prepare for SECCDC 2018 competition.  

 Augusta University's Cyber Defense team won "Best Network Security Team"
at the 2017 Leidos Capture-The-Flag Competition

 

Upsilon Pi Epsilon

Known as the first and only existing international honor society for computing and information disciplines, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) was founded at Texas A&M University in 1967. Augusta University chartered its chapter of UPE in October 2019 with seven charter members. Membership in UPE is limited to juniors and seniors who are in the top 35% of students in their major with at least a 3.3 GPA. For more information or questions about UPE, contact faculty advisor Dr. Harley Eades.

UPE charter membersCharter members of Augusta University's Upsilon Pi Epsilon chapter with UPE Councilman Jeffrey Poppyack (Second from left), UPE faculty advisor Dr. Harley Eades and School of Computer and Cyber Sciences Dean Dr. Alex Schwarzmann


Tutoring

Located in the Academic Success Center, University Hall Suite 156

Are you struggling in a specific class? Student tutors are available in certain subjects in the Academic Success Center to put you on the path of success. Students can drop in without an appointment for individual or group tutoring.

For questions or concerns about tutoring, please contact Paula Owens at 706‐667‐4211 or powens3@augusta.edu


Internship and Employment Opportunities

The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences works very closely with our Career Services department to ensure you're ready for the work force upon graduation from Augusta University. These companies are hiring right now for internships and other job opportunities - login to your Handshake account to learn more about these positions and apply today.

Department of Homeland Security Cyber Internships: Students currently pursuing degrees related to cybersecurity have the opportunity to gain first-hand exposure to the cybersecurity work performed at DHS. The selected students will gain invaluable experience while completing various assignments supporting the DHS cyber mission. In addition, they will participate in mentoring and professional development events with DHS managers and senior leaders. Students chosen for the current cohort will receive a stipend and complete assignments for the Department's Office of the Chief Information Officer.


Georgia Cyber Center

The Georgia Cyber Center, Augusta University's Riverfront Campus, officially opened on July 10, 2018. Phase One of the facility, the Hull McKnight Building, will be the home of the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences. All School of Computer and Cyber Sciences upper-division courses will be held at the Hull McKnight Building. What opportunities are available for you as a student of the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, using this new facility? Here's what our faculty had to say: