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 2021): nweiner@vassar.edu
    • Office Hours: by appointment through email
  • David David (Co-chair | Spring 2022): ddavid@vassar.edu
    • (Virtual) Office Hours: by appointment through email
  • JoJo Summersett (Communications Director): jsummersett@vassar.edu
    • 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: JoJo Summersett
Class year: 2022
Where I’m from: Hood River, OR
Majors/ correlates: Computer Science
Something people might not know about me: I sing with Broadway and More A Capella on campus
What common programming mistake are you?: Compiling after each edit — I always hope that my first correction will fix the bug, but it is never the case!
Favorite thing about CS: Learning to appreciate the complexity of technical resources I use day-to-day

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 Jason Lee (lyuchong@vassar.edu) for more information.