[Chicago] NIU Huskie Hack, November 5-6 (24h) for middle school through college students

Tanya Schlusser tanya at tickel.net
Tue Sep 13 08:52:07 EDT 2016

In case anyone on this listserv knows young people, NIU's Huskie Hack may
interest them. They also volunteer mentor/TedTalk speakers.


Northern Illilnois University <http://www.admissions.niu.edu/admissions/> will
be hosting Huskie Hack 2016 <http://www.huskiehack.org/>, a 24-hour coding
and technology event that is free to students from regional middle schools,
high schools, and colleges.  The event will take place November 5-6, 2016 at
the main campus in DeKalb, IL.  Students from middle and high school will
need a parental permission form signed and submitted prior to the event.
now open and additional information can be found at www.huskiehack.org

This is part of the expanding program our computer coding outreach that the
university has begun to engage in. Volunteers are also needed for the event
to fill mentorship roles and workshop/TedTak presentation spots.  If
interested in volunteering, please contact tlrogers at niu.edu about
opportunities.  For questions, feel free to email or call 770-777-7724.

This free event is student centered and will provide an opportunity for
team competition in making and coding.  Please encourage your student's to
attend as this is one of the only events associated with Major League
Hacking  <https://mlh.io/>in the mid-west which is open to students in
middle school and high school.

Tracy Rogers

Outreach & Engagement Specialist
Northern Illinois University, STEM Outreach
tlrogers at niu.edu     779-777-7724
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