Student clubs, groups, and associations are aplenty at Cornell. Within the context of Information Science, there are a few standouts.
The Information Science Student Association improves the student experience and spreads the word about the major. The ISSA plans networking events, social events, corporate information sessions and tech talks with faculty.
In Women in Computing at Cornell (WICC) members "seek not only to encourage prospective women and to expand their opportunities, but also to provide support to existing women in computing fields so that they can carve their own paths in CS."
Cornell Under-represented Minorities in Computing (URMC) seeks to boost the number of hispanic and black scholars in computer science by building a supportive community on campus. The group hosts recruiting visits, tech talks, mentorship events and other social gatherings.
Cornell Design & Tech Initiative is an engineering project team dedicated to creating technology for community impact. With more than 70 team members, DTI includes designers, developers, product managers, and business analysts helping to build websites and mobile applications for Cornell and beyond. The group also shares its knowledge with others through initiatives like technical workshops and local community events.
Association of Computer Science Undergraduates (ACSU) is Cornell's chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). It promotes educational, professional, and social interaction among students interested in computer science and facilitates student communication with faculty, alumni, and corporate representatives.
Cornell Data Science is an undergraduate project team using real techniques and real data to increase experience, education, and exposure of its members.