01 April 2017
Are you interested in designing foolproof networks, fending off cyber-attacks and developing systems that keep information secure? Join Argonne National Laboratory located in Argonne, Illinois for our Second Annual Cyber Defense Competition. Collegiate teams (Blue Team) come together to design and defend their network against the attackers (Red Team), who attempts to infiltrate the network and disrupt services.
31 March – 2 April 2017
Join us for three full days of talks and
22 March 2017
Join the Intel Corporation representatives for an information session regarding the many openings for STEM students at Intel. Discuss the exciting opportunities for interns and graduates with degrees in CE, EE, Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Bio-Chemistry, Physics, Optics and more. Time: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Location: AME 106
13-14 February 2017
The DeveloperWeek Hackathon invites 1,000 developers (600 at the headquarters and 400
01 January to 01 April 2017
Designed to promote interest in digital forensics, develop relationships among academic institutions, foster collaboration between academia and the corporate sector, and provide a valuable hands-on exercise for learning and training. Registration will be available on January 1. Participants will be able to register any time during that period; however, contest entries must be submitted by
November – 2017
Our sponsors provide challenges that are designed to test the skills that will help you to progress through to
15 November 2016
Microsoft will be hosting a coding event next Tuesday, 15 November 2016 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in Benjamin Banneker Tech-A, Room 201. There will be food, prizes, giveaways, etc. Students should bring a laptop and charger. Please share the attached flyer with students. Information is also posted around the building. Students will need to sign up for a head count.
12 November 2016
17-19 August 2016
Crack the Code
The FITC program will provide CIS students with information and resources students can use to develop their programming skills. Students will experience coding first-hand prior to their computer science classes. Students are highly recommended to continue their programming skills daily to enhance their knowledge and be successful with their computer science classes. Event will be held at 3 p.m. in the Benjamin Banneker Building A, Rm. 24 (Computer Lab). Practice makes perfect.
09 April 2016
STEM Day is an outreach activity for 7th -
31 March 2016
The Association of Computer and Information Science/Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions (ADMI) hosted a symposium devoted to computing issues relevant to minority students,
In March of 2016 the CIS Secured Rattler team, led by Ms. Watson and Graduate Student Jonathan Smith participated in their very first CTF competition in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. They won FIRST
28 March 2015
Over 200 middle and high school students participated in an all-day event to learn about several STEM fields through hands-on activities. Students utilized new knowledge in the fields of Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics to solve a mystery. Student ambassador involvement included participation in planning the mystery, assisting visiting students in each STEM area, tabling to provide teachers, parents, and students with information about FAMU’s Department of Computer and Information Sciences, presenting information about cyber security, and helping visitors solve a mystery through creative computer science solutions. This activity involved the entire FAMU FITC team (faculty and staff) and a total of 17 student ambassadors
20 March 2015
Students from all around the Southeastern region gathered at Florida State’s Dirac Research Library to participate in HackFSU, planned by TechNole. For 30 hours, students in groups of 3-4 and mentors dedicated their time to creating one of a kind coded projects with their teams. The Florida A&M University Student Ambassadors attended this Hackathon and Student Deja Lindsey won an award.
18 September 2014
The Florida IT Career alliance (FITC) is hosted a Microsoft college campus coding competition on Thursday, September 18th, 2014, from
3-6 April 2014
Each year, the Association of Computer and Information Science/Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions (ADMI) hosts a symposium devoted to computing issues relevant to minority students,