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Kick the year off Right with EST!

Christie Julien – August 24th, 2016

Join  Microsoft, Northrup Grumman, Booz Allen Hamilton, the EST Community and Engineering Career Development for  some snacks, swag, and socialization!  ALL ARE WELCOME, as we celebrate all things science and tech.  No matter your year, no matter your major, join us and talk to student groups, employers, and career counselors about your interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Is Coding Really For You?

Christie Julien – August 24th, 2016

There’s an idea that’s been gaining ground in the tech community lately: Everyone should learn to code. But here’s the problem with that idea: Coding is not the new literacy.

If you regularly pay attention to the cultural shenanigans of Silicon Valley, you’ve no doubt heard of the “Learn to Code” movement. Politicians, nonprofit organizations like Code.organd even former Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City have evangelized what they view as a necessary skill for tomorrow’s workforce.

Don't Let Your Coding Skills Get Rusty

Christie Julien – August 24th, 2016

Learn X in Y minutes is a community driven site that helps programmers with experience learn new languages.  The site is a straightforward no frills approach to introducing experienced coders to new languages.  If you've ever put a coding language down on your resume and felt less than confident, or feel like you need to brush up on the basics before a technical interview  https://learnxinyminutes.com/  is definitely the site for you.

 

Design the next UVA Thanksgiving Card!

Kate Melton – August 24th, 2016

The Office of University Advancement is looking for its next Thanksgiving Card design. This card goes out to over 6,500 loyal alumni, friends, and family of the University. Our request is simple: upload a few images or provide a link to your portfolio. One student will be selected to design a fall-themed UVA image. There are no restrictions in the media we are looking for—we have used digital designs, watercolor, oil, photographic images. We just want to highlight YOU!  Deadline for submission: Sept 6 | Final Design due Sept 20.

HackCville Program Applications due August 31st

Kate Melton – August 24th, 2016

HackCville is excited to announce that applications for our semester-long programs have launched! If you are interested in joining The Pioneer, Rethink, The Node, Hustle, or Ignite head over to hackcville.com/apply now. Applications close August 31st at 11:59pm. To learn more about our programs and the benefits of becoming a HackCville member, check out hackcville.com/about

Want to hone your digital or design skills? Free trial of online classes with General Assembly.

Kate Melton – August 24th, 2016

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