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Dear Friends,

Greetings from Valley City State University and the Computer Systems and Software Engineering (CSSE) Department. Throughout the years, VCSU has a long history of educating students to become technology professionals in the region with positions such as systems analysts, programmers, web developers, and leaders in technology organizations. In 2013, VCSU became the first and only undergraduate Software Engineering degree program in North Dakota! Along with Software Engineering, the CSSE Department continues to offer a major in Computer Information Systems (CIS), a Computer Science minor, and certificates in Enterprise Systems and Customer Relationship Management.

Faculty members Susan Pfeifer, Dr. Curtis Hill, Jane Hammer and Jamie Paurus bring real-world experience to the classroom. Students use these principles to solve problems using technology in the solution. VCSU has partnerships with leading Enterprise Software providers (including Microsoft, SAP and Oracle) and incorporates software into the curriculum so students graduate with hands-on experience.

When our students feel a part of an academic community they dedicate themselves to their studies, persevere through challenges and reach success. Together we celebrate in their accomplishments. We thank you for your past support and ask you for your continued assistance as we educate future professionals. Please join us in supporting our CSSE students by participating in the Friends of CSSE scholarship drive.

Thank you for your consideration.

CSSE Faculty

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Friends of CSSE Donors

Executive ($2000+)
Doosan Information and Communications America, LLC
Jane Hammer

CIO ($300-$1999)
Jamie Paurus
Susan Pfeifer

IT Director ($100-$299)
Ladonna Anderson
Mary Dahlberg
Brenda Finger
Curtis Hill
Razib Iqbal
Kimberly Svenningsen-Hesch

IT Manager ($50-$99)
Jack Plecity
Scott Winkler

IT Professional (up to $49)
Nicole Brockopp
Heidi Lindemann
Karen Ostgarden