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VERIZON INNOVATIVE LEARNING PROGRAM FOR MINORITY MALES

Monday, June 20, 2016 - Friday, July 22, 2016

            Verizon Innovative Learning Program for Minority Males

Clark Atlanta University and Verizon are looking for African American and Hispanic 6th -7th grade males who are up for the challenge!

On June 20, 2016, a unique program will begin at Clark Atlanta University that will connect young men who have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to participate in a 4-week summer program and Saturday Camps during the academic year at Clark Atlanta University and host sites.

Those selected will have the opportunity to gain hands on experience and knowledge in areas such as: 

  • 3D Printing / design-thinking using Autodesk 3D design programs (AutoCAD, Creo, 3D-Max, Inventor, and Solidworks)
  • App development, using the platform to build an App that addresses a problem within their community
  • Training to enhance digital literacy (basic coding, algebraic instruction, basic circuit design, robotics instruction)
  • Additional Focus Areas 
  • Math and English sessions; training and instruction to enhance overall STEM literacy 
  • Mentorship / Personal development (Undergraduate mentors, Faculty, NSBE) 
  • Entrepreneurship  Job shadowing / professional mentoring 
  • Lunch & Learn sessions conducted industry leaders in STEM 
  • Parent workshops on how students should prepare for careers in STEM fields 
  • Physical fitness activities

Give your child the opportunity to advance in STEM by receiving training from some of CAU’s academic leaders in the field and the Verizon team! Spaces are limited. Apply today.

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Details

Date: Jun 20
Category: Academics
Organizer: Veda L. Chandler, J.D., Program Director
Phone: 404-880-6693
Email: vchandler@cau.edu