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Clubs and Organizations

AFCEA is an international organization that serves its members by providing a forum for the ethical exchange of information.  AFCEA is dedicated to increasing knowledge through the exploration of issues relevant to its members in information technology, communications, and electronics for the defense, homeland security and intelligence communities.
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Association for Computing Machinery
The JMU student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) organizes a variety of different events and activities of interest to computer science students, including: "tech talks", game nights, meals, job nights, and more. The ACM meets every other Tuesday from 5:15 – 6:45 p.m. in CS/ISAT 248.

Computer Forensics Group
The computer forensics group is a forum for everybody at JMU who is interested in computer forensics. Activities in the past have included: presentations of interesting topics and tools, participation in national forensics challenges, provision of data recovery services and development of custom tools. The group is currently in the process of establishing a partnership with the JMU Police Department to provide support for some of their technical problems and to learn about computer crime investigations. The Forensics Group meets every Thursday from 5:15 – 7:00 p.m. in CS/ISAT 231.

Cyber Defense Club
The Cyber Defense Club is a group of students that is interested in the operational aspects of managing and protecting the network infrastructure. Among other activities, the Cyber Defense Club represents JMU at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC). The Cyber Defense Club meets every Friday at 3:30 p.m. in CS/ISAT 140.

JMU Robotics Club
Meeting weekly during the academic year on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in HHS 2002. All are welcome.

Upsilon Pi Epsilon
Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) is the first honor society for Computer Science. The mission of Upsilon Pi Epsilon is to recognize academic excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the computing sciences.

Women in Technology (WIT)
Women in Technology (WIT) is an all female organization dedicated to maintain an active network of women in the technology disciplines. The disciplines include, but are not limited to, Computer Science, Integrated Science and Technology, Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Technical and Scientific Communication, and the School of Media Arts & Design. WIT strives to facilitate career development and empower women to be the architects of change in the technology industries. For more information contact Nancy Harris at harrisnl@jmu.edu.

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