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SCE Students and Staff Lead Google Fiber Summer App Camps for High School Students

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SCE students and staff were prime movers in ensuring two one-week Google Fiber Summer App Camps held this July at SCE were great successes. Matt Mohler, electrical computer engineering junior, IEEE Robotics team member and SCE Student Ambassador, served as the director for both camps. Using MIT’s App Inventor software and hands-on instructional techniques, students learned how to develop applications for Android platform phones. 17 Kansas City Missouri School District high school students and one teacher participated in the first camp session and 21 Kansas City Kansas School District high school students and two teachers participated in the second camp session. Continue reading

A Place To Chill – SCE Student Lounge Features Dylan Stanfield’s Design

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With the addition of a new and extensive wall etching, SCE’s new student lounge re-opened this week after being closed for two weeks. The etching, designed by SCE student Dylan Stanfield, reflects SCE’s programs and clearly designates the lounge for UMKC SCE students. The fourth floor Flarsheim Hall student lounge, which opened in Fall 2012, has been undergoing refinements during its first year as students identified ways to improve its “chill factor.” SCE Student Affairs Director Whitney Molloy worked with UMKC’s Campus Facilities Management and Student Affairs Administrative Assistant Jodi Vinnage to create the lounge in response to SCE students identifying it as a priority. During Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 the space was filled with students. Continue reading