Coffee Chat with FCA


Come chat with representatives from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Tuesday, Sept. 8, in the EC Atrium to learn more about their organization while enjoying a hot cup of coffee!

2015 Annual Hackathon Sponsored By MAC-OU INC


First Place: Laptop Computer
Second Place: Tablet Computer
Third Place: $50 Amazon Gift Card

On Friday, August 14, at 4:00 PM, Mac-OU INC client company Coupon Wallet invites you to participate in their 24-hour hackathon! Coupon Wallet has an extensive RESTful API for creating, managing, tracking, clearing, and using coupons digitally. The hackathon challenge is to create an application on any platform (i.e. website, Android, iOS, etc.) using this API. Hardware solutions are welcome as well, though no tools/components will be provided (teams will be required to supply their own). Teams will be judged on their creativity and innovation!

Teams of up to four members are welcome.
Visit Coupon Wallet’s site post for more details and registration.

The event will be held at:
Velocity Collaboration Center
6633 Eighteen Mile Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48314

Dynatrace Discussion


After seeing so much interest from OU students, Dynatrace will be stopping by campus again this semester! On Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 12:00 AM1:00 PM in EC 275, Dynatrace will be presenting on application performance management and how they stay a front-runner in the business. Please join us to see how Dynatrace is making a name for themselves. Lunch will be provided.

Ford IT Day


We are extremely excited to announce Ford will be coming back to OU this year for the second annual Ford IT Day! Join key Ford IT professionals for an interactive panel discussing a day in the life of a Ford IT employee, career and internship opportunities, and how to get involved. Join the Ford team on Thursday, Sept. 17, in the EC Atrium and TBD classroom from 11:00 AM3:00 PM.

Stay posted for a full itinerary of the day. There will be an exclusive lunch for 30 students. To register for the lunch, please email with your name, major, class standing, and a question about Ford. Seating for lunch is limited to 30 students, so act quickly! Students whom register within the 30 seat limit will receive a confirmation e-mail.

All panels, discussions, and meet and greet opportunities (besides the lunch) are open to all students; they are NOT LIMITED to the 30 students whom register for lunch. Please drop by throughout the day.

Go further this year with Ford!

Hack 4 Detroit


Calling all hackers! Join Automation Alley this summer Jun 12, 2015 7:00 PM – Jun 13, 2015 7:00 PM at Grand Circus Detroit for a hackathon to benefit the city of Detroit!

Last year, teams were challenged to build an app for Detroit Public Library and two interns from Detroit Venture Partners went home with the $5,000 grand prize.

#hack4detroit will include breakfast and lunch. The cost to participate is $20. Participation is limited to 65 people. Registration closes June 5, 2015.

Automation Alley’s Detroit office is located inside Grand Circus Detroit on the 4th floor of Broderick Tower, 1570 Woodward Ave.

For more information and to register, visit Automation Alley’s website.

Hiring Fair!


Core3 Solutions is sponsoring a hiring fair! During the fair, interviews will be given on the spot for positions such as service desk technician, system administrator, junior project manager, web developer, and network operations manager.

The hiring fair will take place on Wednesday, April 29 from 11:00 AM – 5:30 PM at Automation Alley (2675 Bellingham Drive, Troy, MI).

Please RSVP to attend the event for FREE at

North American International Cyber Summit 2015


The North American International Cyber Summit 2015 hosted by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, is set to take place in the heart of Downtown Detroit at the newly remodeled Cobo Center for the second straight year. As in the previous three sold-out summits, this year’s event will bring together experts from across the globe to address a variety of cybersecurity issues impacting the world of business, education, information technology, economic development, law enforcement and personal use.

This year’s summit is scheduled for Monday, October 26, 2015.

The cost is $79 to attend, or a discounted $59 for students.

For more information, please contact Leslie Smith at or visit the website here.

Thank You!


Now, after our final event for the semester, CyberOU would like to greatly thank all of its members and supporters from this past academic year. It was a year filled with events with great business partners and engaging technology demonstrations. Thank you to all students, faculty, and others who help the organization continue to grow and reach new heights. A special thanks to those showing true dedication to CyberOU’s success, namely our advisor Preston Brooks, Dean Chamra, Jane Dietrich, and Peggy Chiu.
As we begin preparations for the upcoming fall semester, we invite all members and supporters of CyberOU to provide any feedback, suggestions for improvement, etc.
Please visit the survey here to participate.
Again, thank you for a great year, and we look forward to seeing you in the fall!

The Cyber Kill Chain with RSA


RSA, The Security Division of EMC, is the premier provider of intelligence-driven security solutions. RSA helps the world’s leading organizations solve their most complex and sensitive security challenges: managing organizational risk, safeguarding mobile access and collaboration, preventing online fraud, and defending against advanced threats. As leaders in security, RSA professionals are experts in the Cyber Kill Chain, the process in which modern cyber attacks are executed.

Come join RSA on Tuesday, Mar. 10, at 12:00 PM in EC 275 to learn about the Cyber Kill Chain, how companies like RSA are fighting against these threats, and for free food and career opportunities!

MICWIC 2015 in Ann Arbor


MICWIC is back! The Michigan Celebration of Women in Computing Conference is coming to Ann Arbor on March 20-21. The conference is part of a nationwide effort to address the alarming decline of American women choosing computer science professions. The conference will focus attention on the research and career interests of women in computing and information technology. Students, faculty, and business leaders from across Michigan and neighboring states will be in attendance. This is a great networking and learning experience for everyone.

Registration fee for this conference is only $25 and includes the hotel, food, and conference fee. Transportation is not included.

Come celebrate women in computing and be a part of this exciting experience!

For more information, please visit