About Hackathon for Humanity

The Hackathon

S&T’s Computer Science Department is celebrating its Golden Jubilee. One of the many exciting Golden Jubilee events is the Hackathon for Humanity (H4H). This is a multi-week competition for teams of S&T students, alumni, faculty, and staff to create the most outstanding web or mobile app (iOS or Android) that is beneficial to society. $2,000 in prize money is available! Remote participation is fully supported and mixed teams of for instance on campus students and remote alumni are encouraged. Comprehensive rules, including rules for team formation, submission, and judging, are available here on the H4H website (http://h4h.mst.edu/).

The Kickoff

The H4H Kickoff event was Thursday September 3rd. During the event, examples of apps serving society were provided, and the procedures for forming teams and submitting entries demonstrated.

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Important Dates

  • 8/24/2015 (start of classes) – Announce event and provide inspiring examples
  • 9/3/2015 – Competition Start Date, Kickoff with live streaming
  • 9/21/2015 – Competition End Date
  • 9/22 - 9/30/2015 – Judging
  • 10/1/2015 – Winners informed and invited to awards ceremony at Homecoming
  • 10/23/2015 – Homecoming Awards Ceremony with winning submission videos presentation

S&T Computer Science

The mission of the Computer Science Department at Missouri University of Science and Technology is to help students reach their full potential by providing them the knowledge and preparation necessary to meet the challenges of designing and developing computing software systems and algorithms. Students receive excellent technical education as well as learning experiences specifically designed to develop the problem solving skills so necessary for success in the computing profession.


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