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We’re Hiring in the CIS Sandbox

Posted on December 11th, 2015 by Mark Frydenberg

Do you want to work in the CIS Sandbox? We’re hiring. For the spring semester, we’re looking for about eight new tutors – four  graduate students, and four undergraduates, to join our team of technologically curious, creative, and patient tutors.  Undergrads generally work 7 hours per week, grads work between 10 and 20 hours per […]

Open House Links

Posted on December 8th, 2015 by Mark Frydenberg

Links Demos Tableau Data Mining (Akash) Tutoring by Course CIS Sandbox Visits Tutor Activity  Ubidots Motion Detector (Tejas) Who’s Working Now App (Brenden) CIS Sandbox Promo Video (Brandon) Photo Album (Se Jin) Winning Games 1st place – Fruit Gobbler (Andrew Paquette) 2nd place – Invasion of the Humsadites (Erik Kerstens) 3rd place – Help Chris Beat College (Jake […]

Game Contest Finalists

Posted on December 1st, 2015 by Mark Frydenberg

These are the top six finalists in the game contest! Top Six! Defeat the Majori Flight of the Dragon Help Chris Beat College Fruit Gobbler Invasion of the Humsadites Tommy’s Fun Buns: When the Space Buns Attack  

Three Words Tutors Should Never Say in the CIS Sandbox

Posted on November 17th, 2015 by Mark Frydenberg

I want to share some observations I’ve learned after talking with students, CIS Sandbox tutors, and CIS faculty about successful and not-so-successful tutoring experiences in the CIS Sandbox.   This is a message intended for tutors, but students will also find it beneficial, as it may help explain what we hope your tutor is doing. […]

How Tutoring Helped Me To Become an IT Consultant

Posted on November 3rd, 2015 by Mark Frydenberg

Sam Diament was a tutor in the CIS Sandbox even before it first opened in Fall, 2011. He graduated from Bentley with his BS in Computer Information Systems, and MS IT, and is now an IT consultant at CoEnterprise. He returned to campus recently for the fall career fair, and wrote this post for the […]