Student Activities

Feedback Form

Use this anonymous form to submit any thoughts or concerns you have on a class, a professor, the department, or anything else you'd like to tell the major's committee. https://goo.gl/forms/SzsEXc7kvjSaDwDE3

Major's Committee Contacts

  • Nick Weiner (Co-chair | Fall 2020): nweiner@vassar.edu
    • Office Hours: by appointment through email
  • David David (Co-chair | Spring 2021): ddavid@vassar.edu
    • (Virtual) Office Hours: by appointment through email


Name: Nick Weiner
Class year: 2022
Where I’m from: Westfield, NJ
Majors/ correlates: Computer Science major + Hispanic Studies correlate
Something people might not know about me: Over the summer, I began learning an endangered language called Ladino.
What common programming mistake are you?: File not found exception - I may not be able to find something I am looking for even if it is sitting right in front of me.
Favorite thing about CS: The feeling you get when you look at your finished product.

Name: David David
Class year: 2022
Where I’m from: Macon, GA
Major/ correlates: Computer Science
Something people might not know about me: I named my local town’s baseball team (Macon Bacon pronounced “Makin’ Bacon”) in 2016, two years before it was formed, but never got the credit for it.
What common programming mistake are you?: Using println for debugging - I have to talk to myself out loud to help me debug code
Favorite thing about CS: Others think I’m a hacker when I’m using the command line with a black background and green font

Name: Jessica Fleischer
Class year: 2022
Where I’m from: Montville, NJ
Major/ correlates: Computer Science and Math
Something people might not know about me: I love baking.
What common programming mistake are you?: Having too much stuff in one function - I do a lot of multitasking.
Favorite thing about CS: Logical thinking

Name: Mehr Nasir-Moin
Class year: 2021
Where I’m from: Cornwall, NY
Major/ correlates: Computer Science + pre-med
Something people might not know about me: I have two cats named Blu and Indigo.
What common programming mistake are you?: Syntax errors— I’m bad at spelling
Favorite thing about CS: The “Aha” moment

VC++:

VC++ is Vassar’s only computer science centered org. Our goal is to build a strong computer science community on campus. This year we’re working on creating a student-run makerspace, setting up an interview prep & study group, and running multiple workshops.
Contact nmajumder@vassar.edu for more information.