Computer Science Alumni Enter Prestigious Careers and Graduate Schools

Drury University Mathematics and Computer Science department has a history of placing graduates in prestigious careers and graduate schools.  Last year all graduates had job offers or admission to professional programs prior to graduation.  Two recent alumni exemplify the variety of opportunities available to students with a degree in computer science.

Amanda Watson graduated from Drury in 2014.  At Drury Amanda engaged in award winning research with NASA developing wearable computers for monitoring astronaut health.  Amanda is now working on a doctoral degree in computer science with an emphasis in wearable computers at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.  Her educational experiences at Drury prepared her for successful admission to this outstanding doctoral program.

Forrest Schaeffer graduated from Drury in 2008 with majors in mathematics and computer science then went on to earn a master’s degree at Kansas University.  Forrest now has a rewarding career with Cerner as a Senior Software Engineer where he one of two people in charge of the initial training process for all new engineering hires nationwide.