December 18, 2020
Five School of Computing (SOC) students made it to the Top 15 teams of the HackFest 2020: Online's Hackathon virtually held on November 20 to 30, 2020. These winning students are Eivan Claude Liongson, Erl Joshua Vergara, Joshua Arlo Victoria and Kerwin Felix D. Reyes who placed 9th against 160 teams from different schools. They received $100 USD worth of DigitalOcean Credits (a cloud-based platform for developers).
HackFest 2020 was organized by the Developer Student Clubs Loyola in Ateneo de Manila powered by Google Developers. It is a 10-day event composed of online technical workshops, webinars, and a 48-hour hackathon proper where students can exercise the skills they learned by coming up with creative, digital solutions to a given problem through the use of technology.