Engineering and Computing Week Events

One of the busiest times of the year for the CEC community is coming up in just a few weeks—Engineering & Computing Week, which has moved to April 3rd-7th this year from its traditional timeslot in February.

Almost every CEC student organization is involved this year, and there are lots of professional and fun events for all CEC students to participate in. Some highlights to look forward to:

Monday (4/3)

7-8pm: NSBE is hosting Dr. Greg Van Kirk, the founder of Social Entrepreneur Corps and Miami alum, for the E&C Week kick-off in Wilks Theatre.

Tuesday (4/4)

1-3pm: IEEE will be having a showcase for the CEC organizations and the departments to show off their recent projects on the EGB Patio and backyard.

7-9pm: Kode2Learn and Girls Who Code are hosting a “Can you code better than a fifth grader?”, a fun event where Miami students can win prizes competing against 3rd-8th graders in coding challenges. It will be held in GAR 155.

Wednesday (4/5)

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6-8:30pm: The CEC Banquet, hosted by Tau Beta Pi in Armstrong Pavillion C, will feature Dr. Alice Agogino as a speaker (hosted by SWE) from UC-Berkeley, who works in developmental engineering. The cost to attend is $5 for students, $20 for non-students.

Thursday (4/6)

5-7pm: ASG alumni community networking event with Theta Tau (open to all students) will be in Armstrong Pavillion C.

8-10pm: Battle of the Brains competition will be hosted by EWB in EGB 270. The cost to participate is $5.

Friday (4/7)

8:30-3:30pm: The MME, ECE, and CSE Alumni & Friends Conference (open to all students). Dean Dollar will be kicking it off. The conference is taking place in the CEC complex.

11:45-1:15pm: EWB is hosting the founder of EWB-USA, Dr. Bernard Amadei, in the Shriver Center. The cost is $6 to attend.

Saturday (4/8)

10-3pm: The EWB Regional Workshop will be held at the Miami University Farm. The cost is $10 to attend.