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Jacobs University Bremen – Fall 2013

Jacobs University is a private international research university with a residential campus in Bremen, Germany.

Institution

Jacobs University Bremen 1

Location

Bremen, Germany

Date

August 2013 to December 2013

Program

Study Abroad – Computer Science

About

Jacobs University is a private international research university with a residential campus in Bremen, Germany.

I received a generous merit scholarship to attend and study computer science. While I was there, I attended meetings for the CS club and enrolled in quite a few courses.

Activities

  • Computer Science Club
  • Marketing for social events
  • “The Chinese Wall” play

Courses

Mandatory Courses

  • Single Variable Calculus
  • General Computer Science I
  • NatSciLab Unit Computer Science I
  • Computer Architecture
  • General Biology/Neuroscience I

Home School Electives

  • NatSciLab Unit Programming in Python I
  • NatSciLab Unit Biology/Neuroscience I
  • German A1.1

Interdisciplinary Courses

  • General Environmental Science I

Academic & Professional Skills

  • Business Etiquette Seminar

Awards

Award Month Year Notes
Featured Poem on Pulse of the World October 2013 My poem was featured on Jacob University’s student-run newspaper “POTW” (Issue 11) while I was a student there.
Merit-Based Scholarship August 2013 merit-based annual scholarship of $10K

Projects

Heaven or Hell Party Ad

I don’t remember how I got involved but I ended up creating an ad for a “Heaven or Hell” party. It was a pretty great party.

Pictures

By Frances Coronel

Frances Coronel is a software engineer specializing in UI development on the Customer Acquisition Team at Slack where her mission is to make your working life simpler, more pleasant, and more productive.

She has been working professionally as a developer since 2015 and holds a Bachelors in Computer Science from Hampton University and a Masters in Computer Science from Cornell Tech.

Outside of Slack, Frances is an Executive Director of Techqueria, a 501c3 nonprofit that serves the largest community of Latinx in Tech in the US.

She also supports Code Nation as a member of their Bay Area Leadership Council and the Latino Community Foundation as a member of their Latinos in Tech Giving Circle.