Activities

 

2017:

 

13 April 2017

Cybersecurity Futures Workshop

Tallahassee, FL

The Computer and Information Sciences Mentoring Organization invites you to attend a Cyber Futures Workshop that will be held April 13th from 5pm to 7pm in Benjamin Banneker Bldg A, Room 201a. The workshop includes an opportunity to network with TEKsystems, a cyber-activity organized by the CIS club, Secured Rattlers, and an introduction to career opportunities and resume development in cybersecurity.  Clifford Stokes, the Florida A&M University Chief Information Security Officer, has been invited to attend as a guest speaker to discuss career development in cybersecurity. The dress code is business casual and bring your resumes.  

 

22 March 2017

Information Session

Join 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

 

22 March 2017

Intel Table Session

Hello from your friends at Intel. As you prepare for your first week back from spring break, please join Intel at any of the following events. We will provide insight on Intel’s overall technology strategy, emerging markets, hiring requirements and more. There will be food, soda and giveaways at the Information Session (gift cards, Intel items etc.)!

 

Intel Table Session: Noon- 4pm at the College of Engineering Atrium

Intel Information Session: 5-6:30 pm at AME 106, Win a Laptop!

 

08 February 2017

International Organization of Black Security Executives (ISOBE)

All students interested in a career or internship opportunity within the Security Industry, please attend an information session Presented by the International Organization of Black Security Executives (ISOBE) located in Benjamin L. Perry Building, Room 300. Professional business attire required. Please bring your resume

 

2016:

 

15 November 2016

Microsoft Coding Competition

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

Game Design Workshop

  • Free Vulnerability Tools to Audit Security
  • Mobile Banking: Securing the Next Financial Revolution
  • Top 10 Windows Security Controls & how to correctly collect them
  • Pen Testing the Virtual Environment
  • iPhone and iPad Forensics
  • BBTA ROOM 208

 

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

Crack The Code STEM Day

STEM Day is an outreach activity for 7th -12th grade students, designed to increase their interest in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, and to highlight the various STEM activities taking place on FAMU’s campus. Theme: The event’s theme is “Crack the Code.” Students will unlock the mysteries of science with hands-on problem-solving experiments in STEM disciplines.

 

01 March 2016

The Association of Computer/Information Sciences and Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions (ADMI) 2016 Symposium

The Association of Computer and Information Science/Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions (ADMI) hosted a symposium devoted to computing issues relevant to minority students, education and institutions. This 2016 Symposium highlighted undergraduate and graduate research with particular interest on innovations in the computing field. 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 place in the Hacking portion and third place over all!

 

15 March 2016

Secured Rattlers General Body Meeting

Join the Secured Rattlers cyber security club! Engage in technology to equip you with efficient knowledge in cyber security. The meeting will be held at 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm in Room 201A of Benjamin Banneker Building A. For more information email: famusecuredrattlers@gmail.com

 

2015:

 

28 March 2015

CSI STEM Day

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

FSU Hackathon

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.

 

2014:

 

18 September 2014

Microsoft Coding Competition

The Florida IT Career alliance (FITC) is hosted a Microsoft college campus coding competition on Thursday, September 18th, 2014, from 5pm to 7pm in Carothers Hall, Room 201. Students teamed up with two friends and brought a laptop and power cord. There was a $100 gift card for each winner and a Dell Pro Venue Giveaway. The competition was open to all FAMU and FSU students.

 

03-06 April 2014

The Association of Computer/Information Sciences and Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions (ADMI) 2016 Symposium

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, education and institutions. The 2014 Symposium highlighted undergraduate and graduate research with particular interest on innovations in the computing field.

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