CSCI Department Confers 123 Degrees

Release Date: 
May 18 2017

INDIANAPOLIS - Computer and Information Science students were among the nearly 7,000 IUPUI students who graduated at the 2017 IUPUI Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 14th at Lucas Oil Stadium. Following the university ceremony, students were honored at a separate School of Science ceremony at the Indiana Convention Center. The Computer and Information Science Department conferred 123 Purdue University degrees, including a record 9 doctoral degrees, 51 master’s degrees and 63 bachelor’s degrees.

Keynote speaker and former WNBA star, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Tamika Catchings inspired the graduates, their friends and families with her story of overcoming a hearing impairment in both ears and other challenges to reach her dream of playing professional basketball and making an impact in our community. She challenged the graduates to make a difference in their families, community, state and future.

Computer and Information Science graduates leave IUPUI equipped with the skills needed to make an impact and develop solutions for the computing challenges of today and tomorrow. Students are able to specialize in applications from biological and life sciences to software development – involving every aspect of life from homeland security to archiving cultural heritage. The Computer and Information Science Department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, minors and certificates. For more information, visit