Gift Supports Computer Science Education and Research in Coeur d'Alene
A generous gift of $10,000 from John M. Stone will create and provide support for undergraduate computer science students at the U of I Coeur d'Alene Center. Stone Scholars will work with faculty as research assistants and provide lab assistance. Over the course of the academic year Stone Scholars will gain valuable mentoring, project management and research experience. Stone Scholars will strengthen faculty research efforts and the overall goal of growing the U of I computer science program in Coeur d’Alene. The College of Engineering in partnership with North Idaho College and the U of I Coeur d'Alene Center now offers a complete 4 year computer science B.S. degree for students.
John M. Stone is the founder and president of Riverstone Development L.L.C. and has been developing, managing, and holding real estate since 1973. He is also serves on the board of directors of Rohinni, an innovative micro LED and technology company based in Coeur d’Alene that is working to revolutionize the lighting industry.
For more information on how to support the college’s computer science program please contact Assistant Dean for Development Bobbi Hughes.