FIUSCIS hosted CodeFest 2018

Marking the end of Computer Science Education Week, FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) hosted the 5th annual CodeFest Miami, on Sunday, December 9th, 2018.  During this “mini-hackathon” event, children from elementary, K-8, and middle schools from South
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1st Annual FIU Robotics Open

Over 300 students from elementary and middle schools around South Florida participated last weekend in the 1st Annual FIU Robotics Open. Thirty teams competed to demonstrate their skills in mathematical analysis, creativity, engineering design, and computer programming in a fun
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CS-STEM Afterschool Program in Miami Beach

From the FIU Office of Engagement: At FIU, the Future Is Us FIU’s designation as a Carnegie Engaged University relies ondemonstrating its commitment to the community. Founded on the principle that auniversity can enrich its community, the FIU Office of
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SCIS and Code/Art Collaboration

The girl in the 6’-8” x 3’-4” mosaic is one of the 25 FIU Coding Clubs middle school participants! You can see the coded representation in the lower right. She was the winner among 50 participants in a self-portrait coding
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SCIS host Summer Youth Internship Program at FIU

Miami Springs High School students Rachel Quijano and Norlan Nunez spent five weeks this summer at SCIS thanks to the Florida International University 2018 Summer Youth Internship Program, a STEM collaborative initiative between FIU and Miami-Dade County Public Schools. A
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GEN2050 visit to ICAVE

Funded by The Children’s Trust, the largest funder of after-school, youth enrichment and summer camp programs in Miami-Dade County, GEN2050 Summer Youth Enrichment Program at the Peacemaker Family Center serves disadvantaged youth ages 12-19 living in Miami Gardens, Florida. GEN2050
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Women in Computer Science Panel Discussion and Networking

Ruth Suarez (SCIS Academic Advisor), Cristy Charters (SCIS Instructor), Amy Renshaw (Code/Art Co-founder and President), Alejandra Massuh (WICS Student Organization President), and Darlene Holland (Chemistry and Coding Educator) acted as panelists during yesterday’s Women in CS Panel event. Their contribution
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Verizon Innovative Summer STEM Camp 2018

This year Florida International University School of Computing and Information Sciences, in conjunction with the STEM Transformation Institute hosted the Verizon Innovative Learning summer STEM camp for minority middle school boys for the second year. In attendance were 53 boys
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FIU High School Programming Competition

Saturday, April 14th, 120 amazing high school computer science students and their teachers participated in our 13th Annual FIU High School Programming Competition. They were amazing in every way. I know many of you graduated from South Florida high schools,
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