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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 UniversityExpand ▾
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 UniversityExpand ▾
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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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