Google Computer Science Summer Institute Extension program @ Northeastern Illinois University

Following message is from Northeastern Illinois University.

We are recruiting high school seniors or recent graduates who have not attended college before, who are interested in attending NEIU for the Fall 2019 semester majoring in Computer Science. We are recruiting these students for the GoogleComputer Science Institute Extension (CSSI-Extension) Programat NEIU El Centrolocated at (3390 N Avondale, Chicago, Illinois 60618) from Monday July 22- Friday, August 9, 2019. Additionally, the selected students will be part of our Computer Science cohort program at NEIU El Centro and will continue receiving holistic support during their time at NEIU including academic advising, financial support, guidance on applying for additional scholarships, career services assistance and will be able to apply for internships in the Technology Industry. 

Northeastern Illinois University is one of nine colleges and universities from around the nation—and the only institution in the Midwest—that has recently partnered with Google to pilot the Computer Science Summer Institute Extension Program during the summer of 2019. The program’s goal is to increase the number of women, underrepresented ethnic minority students, first-generation, and low-income college students in the field of computer science. Google’s three-week intensive, interactive, hands-on and fun program introduces computer science to graduating high school seniors with a passion for technology. 

You can find more information about the program in the following link:
https://www.neiu.edu/academics/google-computer-science-summer-institute-extension-cssi-extension There is no cost to participate in this program. All materials will be provided. However, students have to be admitted to NEIU and in addition complete the CSSI-Extension application in the link listed above, we will be extending the deadline to June 1, 2019 by Midnight. 

Autonomous Vehicle Team Meeting

Update for meeting, date has been moved*

Autonomous Vehicle Team:
Interested in racing autonomous vehicles? Learn how to program and implement autonomous vehicle algorithms similar to those used by Ford Motor Company. Come out to the informational meeting for the Autonomous Vehicle Team. No programming experience needed. Open to 9th-12th graders.

Brief Informational meeting will be on…
Date: Thursday Jan 10
Time: 3:20pm
Location: Room 124.

Check out video of competition:
https://youtu.be/ORdddeAqviA