Title















Site Registration | FInd a Copy | Event Calendar | Site Map | Search the Site
The Voice of the Black Community
Friends of the Foundation

Local

Robotics showcase at Urban League
100 Black Men hosts coaches at workshop
 
Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014 10:00 am
by Staff Reports

The 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte will host a robotics showcase at the Urban League of Central Carolinas on June 21.


The showcase is from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 740 W. 5th St.


The targeted audience is robotics coaches interested in building skills and identifying best practices. Potential robotics coaches and STEM learning advocates interested in starting or supporting robotics programs are also targeted.


Expert workshop leaders will include:


• Donald McCoy, a K-to-college STEM education consultant who serves on projects with the U.S. Department of Education, National Science Foundation, science museums, N.C. A&T State and N.C. State universities;


• A&T professor Kory Bennett, who leads the NC FIRST Robotics program;


• Briant E. Sowell, lead coach for the 100 Black Men Movement of Youth Robotics program and • Robert Hillman, lead coach for the 100’s FIRST Tech Challenge program.

Workshop topics will include an overview of US FIRST; sensors and programming; MINDSTORMS robot construction; FIRST Tech design and development; and tournament formats and logistics.


Call (704) 375-7300 for more information.
    



Comments

Leave a Comment


Send this page to a friend

Upcoming Events

read all
25

ArtFields, The South's Biggest Art Competition

ArtFields, the South’'s biggest art

25

Clinton Chapel Festival

We at Clinton Chapel is having a festival for the

25

5k for Clean Air run/walk

We are embarking on our 6th Annual 5k for Clean

Latest News

read all

Marlon Hairston in new position with MLS Charlotte Independence

Outside back picks up nuances during transition

Change coming with JCSU's Blount

Rebuilding is certain for 2015 campaign

Table Charlotte: Bruschetta

Keep cool with simple twist on Italian favorite