Kelli is a non-traditional student in her 3rd year at IU Southeast majoring in Informatics. Her interest in computers began while she worked as an Administrative Assistant. Now that her kids are grown, she is working toward a degree that will enable her to work in a field more suited to her. She is currently working with other students to organize IU Southeast's Women in Computing group. She also works at a healthcare company as an intern learning SAP and Query Design.
Nancy Miller graduated from IUS in May 2008 with a Bachelor's Degree Computer Science with a Minor in Business. She has been a supplemental instructor for C201 Computer Programming II and currently works as a web developer/applications programmer for a commercial insurance company.
Kristina Roser is a Computer Science Major in her senior year at IUS. She plans to graduate in May of 2009 with a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science and a Minor in Business. A couple of computer courses in high school first sparked her interest in computers and was the basis for her decision to study Computer Science.
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C.G. is a full-time student going for a double major in Computer Science and Mathematics. She got into the computing field when she realized the C.S. Bachelor did not require a foreign language. Recently she found a love of design while working as a web developer at Hosting.com, a hosting company in Louisville, KY. In her spare time she reads fantasy books and plays with photoshop on her computer.
Ann McNally is a Senior at Indiana University Southeast. She is working on her Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, with minors in Business, Journalism, and Honors Research. Ann has been involved with computer programming for over 20 years. Her initial training in computer programming consisted of Basic and COBOL programming. During her career in the engineering field, she learned languages that would allow her to automate and standardize the engineering processes. Ann serves as the Vice-Chair of Women in Computing and is heavily involved in a number of organizations both on and off campus and believes that being involved in your community allows you to take a better look at how you can make a difference that will matter.
Angela Stuart is a junior at IUS is completing a degree in Informatics with a cognate in Criminal Justice. She is the secretary of the Women in Computing group. In her spare time she enjoys working with teens, reading, and riding roller coasters.
Melanie E. Hughes is the Coordinator of Automation and Technical Services for the IUS Library, which means she translates geek for the rest of the Library staff and tries to keep up with technology trends. Her computing-related research interests include digital libraries and e-books. Along with Informatics instructor, Barb Gelwick, she is working on completing the Ars Femina Digital Library http://www.ius.edu/library/diglib/arsfemina/, a digitized sheet music collection by female composers before 1900. In library school at IU's School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) http://www.slis.indiana.edu/, Melanie was a graduate assistant for the IU Digital Library Program http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/, where she worked on the Hoagy Carmichael Digital Library and the Victorian Women Writers Project. As a child she used to program in Basic on her family's Texas Instruments computer. Her mom bought our first PC, an IBM PCXT, after she finished her accounting degree at IUS. She designed the first IU Bloomington Jewish Studies Program webpage in the spring of 1995, after attending a UITS workshop on HTML. Her service in technology includes being the 2008-2009 President of the Indiana Online Users Group (IOLUG.org) and the 2006-2008 Chair of the Library Information Technology Division of the Indiana Library Federation. She has also chaired the IUS Faculty Sentate IT Committee and is currently working on learning Web 2.0 technologies with the Library staff.
Ranida B. Harris is an Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems in the School of Business at Indiana University Southeast. She received her Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from Florida State University. Her teaching interests include business computer applications, systems analysis and design, and database management systems. Her research interests include the effects of computer technologies on communication, performance, and decision making. On a personal note, she likes to cook (Thai food, in particular), work on craft projects, and enjoys spending time with her family.
Barb Gelwick is an adjunct lecturer in Computer Science and Informatics at IUS. She received her Bachelors in Computer Science from IUS in 1996. In 2007 she graduated from the School of Library and Information Science at Indiana University - Bloomington with a dual-masters in Library Science and Information Science. She has been engaged in Web development since 1993. Her interests include information architecture, digital libraries, information retrieval and homesteading.----
Carolyn Granda is a Computer Science and Informatics faculty member. Currently, she in an active member of the IUS community by participating in several committees, is the founding Faculty Advisor for the Women in Copmputing Student Organization, and serves as Coordinator of the Lower Level Computer Science Department. Her research interests include software engineering, distance education, multimedia, virtual reality, database design, and game programming. In her spare time, Carolyn is also an active member of her community by participating in various area charitable runs throughout the year, volunteering with the KY Humane Society, the Paws with a Purpose organization, and as a certified Special Olympics Bowling Coach.
Dr. Sridhar Ramachandran is an Assistant Professor of Informatics at IU Southeast. He is also the Director of the BioInformatics Research Group at IUSE and encourages undergraduate Research on-campus. As a Faculty Adviser with WiC he is involved with inspiring, educating and encouraging the participation of women in the new emerging field of Informatics.