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Computer Science Education Week

Happy Computer Science Education Week!  December 3 through 9 is Computer Science Education Week — and final exam week for Georgia Southern.  Did you know that Georgia has 21,267 open computing jobs (4.2 times the state average for the US)?  In fact, 58% of all new jobs in STEM areas are in computing.

The average salary for a computing occupation in Georgia is $90,913 (per code.org).  Of the 1,747 computer science graduates in Georgia in 2015, only 19% were female.  To find out more about Computer Science at Georgia Southern, check out https://cec.georgiasouthern.edu/cs/.  To find out about activities, including Hour of Code, during Computer Science Education Week, go to https://csedweek.org.

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