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Computer Science

Associated Organizations & Clubs


Maxey Award

The Walter E. Maxey award ($500.00) is presented to a junior majoring in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Information Technology. It is awarded to a student of good character and high integrity, demonstrating leadership characteristics, and having a good sense of applied study. The third year student shall be in good academic standing in the award year and progressing satisfactorily toward his/her degree. The recipient shall also have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 both in and out of the major.

  • 2016 - Rachel Davies
  • 2017 - Joanna Gormley

Outstanding Achievement Awards in IT and CS

The Outstanding Achievement in IT and Outstanding Achievement in CS awards are each given to the student in the respective major who has demonstrated extraordinary work both inside and outside of the classroom. Awardees must have demonstrated high character, academic achievement, and passion for the department and academic community. Winners will receive a graduation gift and their names will be added to the department’s plaque of awardees.

  • 2016 IT - Matthew Kasiski
  • 2016 CS - Andrew Joyal


Merrimack Gaming Club

  Gaming Club Web Site

ACM Programming Contest

Merrimack students have the chance to participate in the annual ACM programming contest. This annual event allows students to match wits with peers at other campuses in the area. In recent years we have competed with students at MIT, Wellesley, Fitchburg State.

Science and Engineering Tea

Temporarily suspended.

Other Opportunities:

  • Merrimack students can assist middle school students in building Lego Mindstorms Robots.