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Black Family Technology Awareness Day 2012

February 4, 20112 @ Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

About this Event: Black Family Technology Awareness Day at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute wa designed to interest area young people and their families in pursuing occupations in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) fields, and the arts.

On Saturday, February 4, 2012, Rensselaer hosted the Black Family Technology Awareness Day event. The theme for the event was, “Tetherless Training for Tomorrow’s Technologies: Heroes, Role Models, and Mentors,” which pays homage to our past, present, and future leaders in science-related fields.

Black Family Technology Awareness Day is a great opportunity for young people and their families to get a taste of the excitement and possibilities of careers in science, technology, and engineering fields. There were workshops led by Rensselaer professors, students, alumni and community organizations.

The event was free and open to the public.

Participants received a light breakfast and lunch, and participants under the age of 18 will had an opportunity to win a new computer and other door prizes/give-a-ways during the closing ceremonies...

To learn more: http://www.rpi.edu/dept/diversity/bftad/index.html


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Black Family Tech Day 2012 Re-cap

STEP students attended the Robotics Exhibit, the Science Fair, and the Program Luncheon.

 

 

 



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