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Activities & Affiliations
Creating a successful business model, coding an award-winning app and winning an all-expense paid trip to California a?" these remarkable accomplishments are just the beginning for software engine...Spring 2015Verified by Iowa State University
Dequan Burnside was on the Iowa State University Dean's List for Spring 2016. Burnside is studying S E at the Iowa State College of Engineerin...Spring 2016Verified by Iowa State University
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Peer Mentor - Computer Science Learning CommunityAugust 2015 - Present✔ Mentoring young computer scientists in their transition to higher education ✔ Creating programs that reinforce core Com Sci concepts taught in mentee classes ✔ Teaching mentees the necessary problem solving skills needed to be employable ✔ Expanding the network of Com Sci learning community students ✔ Instilling confidence and understanding of successful strategies in software development amongst the group
Community AdviserAugust 2015 - Present✔ Developing a sense of community and belonging for residents at Iowa State ✔ Enforcing ISU Department of Residence policy all while maintaining quality rapport ✔ Empowering young leaders and advising them in leading their peers ✔ Mentoring minority leaders in the LEAD learning community to become young professionals ✔ Teaching residents valuable skills in academics, personal life, leadership, civic & community engagement, understanding & appreciating human difference
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