WiCHacks 2017 - Women in Computing Hackathon
Are you a student (16-26 yo) who is (or might be) interested in computer science, web design, robotics, video game development, engineering, etc.? If so, join us at RIT's Women in Computing’s annual hackathon, WiCHacks, on February 24, 25 and 26, 2017 at Rochester Institute of Technology!
This event is open to women of all skill levels: those who haven’t programmed at all, women who have done some programming, and the best women programmers out there. It will be a great day to learn, invent, and create the future.
February 24th (Newbie Track Only 9-5pm).
Over a 24-hour period from February 25th to 26th, you will have the opportunity to:
- build innovative software and hardware projects
- meet other women with the same interests as you
- network with industry representatives
- learn new skills and technologies, and overall,
- have an awesome time.
Please note: Any Newbies or Hackers under the age of 18 must leave the campus from 12AM - 6AM.
Students will be provided with valuable mentors from companies who can lend expertise to your projects. Finally, there will be free food all weekend from local caterers, fun events/games throughout the hackathon, exciting prizes, swag, and much more!
Register at: http://wichacks.rit.edu/
Champlain College Young Writers' Conference
The postmark DEADLINE OF FEBRUARY 24
to attend a weekend of writing workshops, craft sessions, and open mic at the Champlain College Young Writers' Conference, May 26-28. Now in our seventeenth year, our doors are open to high school students who wish to share their passion for story, drama, and song with their writerly brothers and sisters—and with celebrated New England authors. We offer three days of readings, improv, Moth storytelling, poetry slams, literary jazz/blues fusion, and extended friendship on the hillside campus of Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.
University of Rochester’s 8th annual SNAMA Pre-Medical Conference
will be held on Saturday, January 28 from 8:00 am – 2:30 pm.This conference is a unique experience for students interested n entering the medical field. Students will have the opportunity to meet with physicians and medical students, complete a suturing lab, and explore college prospects at the college fair. With all of these networking opportunities this is an event your students will not want to miss.
Registration is open until January 25. Just go to www.ursnma.org &
click REGISTER NOW on the menu bar at the top of the page. If you have any questions, please contact OMECached@urmc.rochester.edu.