Queen's School of Computing

The School of Computing Celebrates 40 Years

Dear alumni and friends,

The Queen's School of Computing is 40 years young. Founded in 1969 as the Department of Computing and Information Science, today the School is a leader in its field, thanks to its strong commitment to excellence in education, research and service.

This is an invitation to visit us this year as we celebrate our 40th anniversary. We would be delighted to welcome you and show you around. You will find a School that offers a stimulating environment and a wonderful atmosphere in which to work, learn, and discover.

Planned Activities this Spring:

Spring Reunion, May 22-24, 2009
  • On May 23, join us under the big top tent for demonstrations and displays.
Convocation and dinner, Tuesday June 9, 2009
  • Morning Convocation (Grant Hall, 9:30 a.m.)

    Undergraduates and Graduates of the School of Computing receive their degrees

    Computer Scientist Bill Buxton is awarded a Queen's Honorary Doctorate

  • Evening Dinner (Four Points Hotel, 6:00 p.m.)

    40th Anniversary Dinner with after dinner speaker Honorary Degree Recipient Bill Buxton (Tickets on sale now)

    • Tuesday June 9, 2009
    • Four Points Sheraton, Kingston
    • Cocktails at 6pm, Dinner served at 7pm
    • Business Attire
    • Buffet Dinner $50 per person
    RSVP by May 15, 2009 to or (613)533-6000 ext 77468

I look forward to seeing you in Kingston.
Selim G. Akl