11th or 12th graders (for the 2013-2014 school year) can apply for a chance to attend a FREE Samsung Mobile App Academy in summer 2013. All attendees will receive a Samsung Galaxy Note™ 10.1 tablet and a chance to win up to $20,000 in scholarships. More info at http://www.scholastic.com/samsungacademy/
MITx is offering a six week online course for high school students participating in Chicago’s Summer of Learning. The course, based on the first four weeks of a semester-long MIT course (6.00), provides a brief introduction to programming in Python for students with little or no prior programming experience. The course will introduce you to… Read More Summer Python Programming Course
We’re raffling a laptop to support the King Debate Team as they travel to national competitions and attend university summer debate camps. This month, two of our debaters (and their coach) are heading to Cambridge, MA. for the 38th Harvard National Speech and Debate Tournament. If you don’t need a laptop, don’t let that stop… Read More Laptop Raffle to support the King Debate Team
Year One – Digital Media, African-American Future Month, Video Game development In the first year classes, we’ve just wrapped up a long module on digital media. We started with the physical storage of “bits” (binary digits – zeros and ones) on a hard drive, CD/DVD, or Flash drive. Students learned how we use those… Read More What’s going on in the Computer Science Department?
I just found out about this recently; the application deadline is February 1. http://www.cs.luc.edu/financial/excel
Hakeem and LaDonna are heading to the debate tournament at Harvard over Presidents’ Day weekend. You can find info about the tournament at http://www.joyoftournaments.com/ma/harvard/info.asp
Here’s a great networking and education resource for women interested in Computer Science. http://www.meetup.com/WomanDevelopers/