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Dillard High Gets Hands-On Experience With Emerging Technology Computer Camp

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
 
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WHO:     
Dillard High School’s Emerging Computer Technology Magnet Program Students, District Staff and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Staff 

WHAT:    
Students will have the opportunity to learn how 2D and 3D gaming applications are developed for mobile platforms as part of Nova Southeastern University’s Emerging Technology Computer Camp. 

WHEN:    
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 
9:20 – 10:50 a.m. 

WHERE:     
Nova Southeastern University 
Carl Desantis Building, Mobile Computing Laboratory 
3301 College Avenue 
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

WHY:    
While high school is officially out for the summer, 30 students from Dillard High School’s Emerging Computer Technology magnet program are attending Nova Southeastern University’s week-long Emerging Technology  Computer Camp. 

Dr. Frank Mitropoulos, Professor in the College of Engineering and Computing at NSU, is leading an exciting session on 2D and 3D gaming applications and providing students with relevant hands-on activities for mobile platforms. 

NSU is hosting the Dillard High School students for the summer program, to inspire them to explore careers in engineering and technology. Additional sessions cover topics such as Java Programming, Human/Computer Interaction, Computer Engineering, Internet & Web Applications and Data Science/Visualization.
 
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