Outside Resources

In addition to our website, there are many, many other resources available to current and future students as well as our graduates. 

The sites listed below are provided for reference, and are not controlled or endorsed by Kentucky State University. However, they can provide information, guidance, and insight about a wide range of topics that we think may be of interest to you. All trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress, product names and logos are the property of their respective owners.

Microsoft Imagine (formerly: DreamSpark)

We are pleased to provide a Microsoft Imagine account for all of our current students. “Imagine is a Microsoft Program that supports technical education by providing access to Microsoft software for learning, teaching and research purposes” (source).  Through Imagine, Microsoft makes hundreds of software titles available to students at no cost, including Windows clients, Windows servers, and development platforms. The software is full-versioned, non-restricted, and perpetually licensed (does not ‘time out’). Please note, however, that software acquired through Imagine can not be used for commercial purposes – only personal/academic use. We encourage our students to visit our webstore and see what software is available. Please let us know if you would like to request a account or have a question or concern about Imagine!


The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education has a wealth of information regarding academic fellowships and scholarships, research experiences, sabbaticals, and internships.

Online Computer Science Degree

OCSD aims to be “the leading resource for students interested in pursuing a degree in computer science at any level”, and has numerous resources and information about a variety of topics including:

OnlineColleges.net – Guide to Women & Minorities in STEM

OnlineColleges.net offers many resources for students – and those thinking about becoming students. While, as the name suggests, there is a focus on online-driven learning and degrees, most of the information, guides, and blog posts apply to on-ground learning as well. The particular link we’ve included highlights academic support for women and minorities, and examines the value of diversity in STEM-related fields.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

The IEEE “is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.” Many of our faculty and students are active members in the IEEE, and the IEEE Computer Society in particular.

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

The ACM is “the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society [and] delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession.” Many of our faculty and students are active members in the ACM, and belong to several of the Special Interest Groups.