CS5K National Summit

The Second National Summit for K-5 Computer Science Education will be held virtually on March 30, 2023 from 12pm to 2pm ET.  It's free and for All K-5 Principals, Superintendents, and STEM/CS Educators and Advocates. The CS is Elementary Mission -  It’s this simple: There will not be Equity or equal opportunity in our country without universal K-5 CS education. This literacy is essential to our children’s future, in nearly any field or life path they choose. Even middle school is too late: Wait that long, and we will not build this defining literacy and self-belief in the majority of…


RIC Lecture Series: Data Science and Analytics

Rhode Island College 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI

Who wants to be a Data Scientist?  Rhode Island College will be hosting a lecture on Data Science and Analytics that is free and open to the public on March 30.  Come meet the Data Science team from Welltower, Inc., the world's largest real estate investment trust specializing in healthcare infrastructure.  Lean about the job of the data scientist and career opportunities.  The event includes three short talks and a Q&A session.  Bring your laptop with R and R Studio installed and replicate the results in real time. This event is made possible by the generous support of the RIC…


NCWIT Awards Ceremony

RIC Student Union Ballroom 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI

Congratulations to the 2023 Rhode Island recipients of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Affiliate Award for Aspirations in Computing! The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a national non-profit organization that works to increase the meaningful participation of girls and women in computing. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors 9th-12th grade students (who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary) and encourages them to pursue their passions in computing and technology. Award recipients are chosen for their demonstrated interest and achievements in computing, proven leadership ability, academic performance, tenacity in the face of barriers, and plans…


RI Science Olympiad 2023

The 2023 Rhode Island Science Olympiad Tournament will be held on April 22 at Rhode Island College The Science Olympiad is a national program that was created to increase interest in science. It has members in all 50 states with more than 12,000 actively participating K-12 schools. The Science Olympiad aims to teach science by involving students in active, hands-on activities that emphasize problem solving and the scientific process. In state and national competitions, winners of individual events win athletic-style medals, with winning teams earning trophies. At the national level, there are substantial scholarships awarded to top winners. 2023 Rhode…

NCWIT Summit

2023 NCWIT Summit Save the date! The 2023 NCWIT Summit will take place May 18-19, 2023, in Denver, Colorado. This year, the Summit will return to an in-person format, with hybrid options for online participation available. Where Conversations Lead to Change With NCWIT being the trusted source for research-based strategies that facilitate reform in computing classes and technical organizations, the NCWIT Summit continues to be the world’s largest annual convening of change leaders focused on significantly improving diversity and equity in computing.

RIC GenCyber Camp 2023

RIC GenCyber 2023 - A Rhode Island Online Beginners Cybersecurity Camp Sponsored by NSA and NSF Dates: June 19 - July 7, 2023 (pre-camp “warm up” activities to get ready for camp). These activities are to be completed at your own pace, when you have time. July 10 - 14, 2023 (Working together online between 8:30-3:30 with fun activities and lots of built-in games and breaks) Place: Rhode Island College (but online!) What: Spend a week learning to Hack (ethically of course) Great News! GenCyber cybersecurity camp is back on for Summer 2023. If you are interested in studying computer…

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