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Sinclair Centerville Hosts TECHCORPShack Event; Students Gain Hands-On Learning Experience

Sinclair College, TECH CORPS and AT&T to Host 2019 TECHCORPShack Event

What: Sinclair College, TECH CORPS and AT&T will host the 2019 Dayton Regional TECHCORPShack on Friday, November 16, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Saturday, November 17, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. for high school students in grades 9 through 12. The event, sponsored by AT&T, will give high school students in Dayton the opportunity to learn about computer science in a fun, engaging, and inclusive environment. During the event, students will learn how to utilize the MIT App Inventor to explore the world of mobile app development to create an app that tackles a real-world need or problem. MIT App Inventor is a programming environment that teaches students how to program using visual building blocks.  Students will also have the opportunity to meet and work with peers, technology professionals, and advocates from their community. Cash prizes will be awarded to winning teams in each region. Each member of the team that wins the finale will receive cash prizes.

When: Saturday, November 16, 2019; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Media is encouraged to arrive at 3:00 p.m.

Where: Sinclair Community College

             444 West Third Street, Building 12

             Dayton, Ohio

About: Sinclair is recognized as a local and national leader in delivering high-quality and affordable higher education. One of the oldest and best-known community colleges in the nation, Sinclair was founded in 1887 by David A. Sinclair and is a board member of the prestigious League for Innovation in the Community College. Sinclair offers more than 260 accredited degrees and certificates.

For more information, contact Deena John at 937-272-8200 or deena.john@sinclair.edu

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