Employers and graduate schools choose NWC computer science majors

Northwestern’s computer science seniors will enter the work force or graduate school following commencement in May. Among them are:
  • Nick Boyes, a computer science major from Clear Lake, Iowa, who will join the Sioux Falls, S.D., firm DocuTap, a medical records software provider founded by 1998 NWC graduate Eric McDonald;
  • Matt Gibson, a computer science major from Newton, Iowa, who will attend graduate school at the University of Iowa, where he plans to get a Ph.D. in computer science;
  • Jessi Culbertson, a computer science major from Le Mars, Iowa, who accepted a position in the institutional technology department of Wells Blue Bunny in Le Mars; and
  • Kyle Bahrke, a computer science major from Kingsley, Iowa, who has been hired by Interstates Control Systems, Inc., in Sioux Center, Iowa, as an applications programmer.
  • Drew Schmidt, a computer science and theatre major from Sioux Center, Iowa, created a theatre sound design software program for his senior project. He has already sold a copy and built a website (www.frostsoundsystem.com) for the program, which he calls “Frost.”