A celebration of diversity in SCS

Feb 23, 2024

Celebrate with us!

Friday, February 23rd
6:00pm to 11:00pm

Gates-Hillman Center
4th floor


SCS Day Begins!

@ Gates 4

Be on the lookout for SCS Day stickers scattered around Gates 4!

Check-in & Food πŸ”πŸ•

@ GHC 4405

Come get checked in, enter the giveaway drawing, and grab food (98k chicken burgers and pizza)!

(Free for SCS students*, faculty, and staff ONLY)

Art Gallery Opens πŸ–Ό

@ GHC 4303

View art submitted by our talented SCS community! The gallery will be open throughout the entire event.

*SCS students include: undergraduate and graduate students with a primary or dual major in SCS (includes BCSA, does not include SCS additional majors).


Pre-show Activities

@ Gates 4

Customize Your Own Mini Tote Bag 🎨

@ GHC 4307

Decorate your very own mini tote bag with fabric markers and stencils!

DIY Tissue Paper Flowers πŸ’

@ GHC 4307

Learn how to make DIY tissue paper flowers with us!

Cornholes 🌽

@ Gates 4th Floor Hallway

Grab your friends and some bean bags for a game of cornholes!


Talent Show: Act I

@ Rashid Auditorium (GHC 4401)

Hosted by Tom & Veronica!

>> Click Here for Livestream Link<<

Ejector Crab
Kyle Booker, Jonathan Frantz, Carlos Sanchez, Janelle Tecson

Improvisational Piano & Beatboxing
Zack Sussman

Chinese Yoyoing (1A, 2A, 3A)
Tesla Zhang, Bert Shan

Elaine Gombos and Joelle Chan

Cafe Music Piano Trio
Kevin Wang (Violin), Connor Tsui (Cello), Ethan Kwong (Piano)

Systems (Gotta Signal Proc!) - A PokΓ©mon Parody
Kenechukwu Echezona

Libertango by Astor Piazzolla, for Cello and Piano
Luke Wang, Santiago Lisa

Taekwondo Club Demo
Ayan Ghosh, Dillon Shelton, Emily Amspoker, Kaylie Shelton


Faculty Feud!

@ Rashid Auditorium (GHC 4401)

Hosted by Tom!

Team 1:

Anne Kohlbrenner
Bob Harper
Daniel Anderson
Mark Stehlik
Weina Wang

Team 2:

Andy Pavlo
Danny Sleator
Dilsun Kaynar
Feras Saad
Marijn Heule



Cake Break 🍰

@ GHC 4405

Take a break from the show during intermission and grab a slice of cake, courtesy of the Dean!

Giveaway Drawing 🎟️

@ Rashid Auditorium

We will be doing drawings for our giveaway prize winners throughout the show, so make sure you're seated in the audience!


Talent Show: Act II

@ Rashid Auditorium (GHC 4401)

Hosted by Tom & Veronica!

full bloom: a folk fusion
Karina Halevy

I'm Just Ken
Jonathan Aldrich feat. Becky Billock as Startup Founder Barbie - choreography by Seal Aldrich

Competitive Modern Tetris Exhibition
Alvin Lew, Daniel Zeng, Vernon Luk, Nathan Zhang

No More Counting Errors
Nitya Bhat, Yashika Batra

Standup Comedy
Mehul Agarwal


Desserts & T-Shirts!

@ Outside Rashid Auditorium

Cookies πŸͺ

@ GHC 4405

Grab some cookies on the way out after the show, courtesy of the Dean!

T-Shirts πŸ‘•

@ TBA at Show

Get the SCS Day 2024 T-Shirt*!

(See below disclaimer)

*Shirts are for SCS students, staff, and faculty ONLY. If you would like a t-shirt, please check-in at the table in front of GHC 4405 prior to the Talent Show. Those leaving the Talent Show will have priority in receiving shirts.

Logo Competition Winners

T-Shirt Winner:
Emma Tong

Sticker Winners:
Ruijia Xing
Janelle Tecson
Sophia Fang

What is SCS Day?

SCS Day is a celebration of diversity and talent in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. SCS Day is a dynamic event including games, jam sessions, art exhibits, an evening talent show, a battle amongst faculty members, and SCS swag.

All members of the SCS Community, including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni, are invited to display their talents and share their skills in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

All members of the CMU community are welcome to attend!


Emma Tong

Head Organizer

Daniel Ng

Anuja Uppuluri

Claire Jin

Ellia Yang

Emily Amspoker

Emily Guo

Maggie Cai

Ryan Kim

Andrew Zhou

Kailey Hua

Meera Pradeepan

Victoria Li

Catherine Copetas

Faculty Advisor