On November 10, 2012, two teams of Lafayette students competed at the annual International Collegiate Programming Contest. Among 23 teams participating at the Wilkes University site (including teams from peer institution such as Bucknell, Villanova), Lafayette teams finished first and second respectively. The Lafayette teams were:
Lafayette 1: Brandon Mulcahy (2015, CS), Naing Min Thet (2014, ECE/CS), Aaron Willey – won the first on site.
Lafayette 2: Nicholas Escalona (2013, CS/Physics), Xin Hu (2014, ECE), Tong Pham (2013, CS) – won the second on site.
The faculty coaches for the teams were Professor Xiaoyan Li and Professor Frank Xia.