Skill Court Highlighted at Miami Maker Faire

The Miami Maker Faire was held on April 8th and 9th at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. At the event attended by thousands, FIU featured several exhibits including ICAVE VR experience, Hardware Lab, Coding Fun, and the very popular Soldering
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MangoHacks 2017 Review

This past weekend SCIS hosted another great year of MangoHacks, a 36-hour hackathon that encourages learning, collaboration, growth, innovation, and fun. A hackathon is a creative coding and invention marathon. Students come together with an idea or a passion, get into teams,
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CodeFest Miami 2014 and the Hour of Code

CodeFest Miami 2014 and the Hour of Code — 100 elementary/middle/high schoolers attended a coding challenge session with prizes provided by local tech companies. Many attendees coded for the first time with the help of our CIS Students who mentored
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Girls Who Code Miami Program Summer Cohort

We hosted the Girls Who Code Miami Program Summer Cohort of 40 talented female High School students and taught students how to use APIs to develop a simple GIS application. Read more at FIU News.

Coding Jam for Middle Schoolers

Partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Google to present a Coding Jam for Middle Schoolers hosted by our school. 60 diverse students attended and experienced coding for the first time! Read more at

Hour of Code Challenge! CodeFest Miami Grand Finale

Florida International University School of Computing and Information Sciences, the Miami-Dade County Office of Commissioner Juan C. Zapata, LAB Miami, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami-Dade College, and the Beacon Council, inspired by, hosted “Code Fest Miami” during Computer Science
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