Computer science faculty
Mark Vellinga, M.A.
Professor of Computer Science
M.A., University of South Dakota
M.S., Northwest Missouri State University
B.A., Northwestern College (Iowa)
Professor Vellinga teaches a wide range of Northwestern’s computer science classes, from the introductory courses to the upper level courses in programming languages. A graduate of NWC, he has a Master of Arts degree in computer science and a Master of Science degree in school computer studies. Professor Vellinga has served as a site director and team coach for the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) programming contest. Two of NWC's teams qualified and participated in the World Finals in Stockholm, Sweden (2008) and in Harbin, China (2009). Memberships include ACM, the Consortium for Computing in Small Colleges, the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
- Professor of Computer Science since 1990
- Association of Computing Machinery
- Consortium for Computing in Small Colleges
- Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers