Tech 4 All Community Day
Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Middle school students, high school students, parents and adults looking to make a career change are invited to our Tech 4 All Community Day.
Tech 4 All Community Day is a free hands-on open house where you can interact with Tri-C® academic faculty, staff, students and alumni. Learn about IT degree programs and careers, and connect with IT professionals.
Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Tech 4 All Community Day. Registration is now closed.
Due to the tremendous response this year, we will not be taking any drop-in registrations on the day of the event. Check back early next year for information about the 2020 Tech 4 All Community Day.
Fun and Innovative Activities
Build Your Own Computer*
In this hands-on workshop, participants will build a computer using a Raspberry Pi. Participants may take their new computer home.
Age 10 and up. *Limited to 15 participants.
Microsoft HoloLens Demo
Participants will receive an overview of this holographic computer technology and will get the opportunity to experience it using a HoloLens.
Age 10 and up.
Introduction to Mixed Reality
Bring your Google Cardboard (free on event check-in) and smartphone to this session for a live demo of these different technical “realities.” Learn the differences among virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality. How does mixed reality work? What careers are available? See MERGE Cube and Google Pixel demos as well.
Age 12 and up.
Creating a Simple Webpage*
This hands-on session introduces the basics of simple webpage creation. No programming experience required. Participants must have basic computer skills and be able to use a text editor and a browser. Student will leave the session with a simple and completely functional webpage. Please bring a flash drive so you can take your work home.
Ages 10 and up. *Limited to 20 participants.
Protecting Yourself from Cybersecurity Threats
Working on lab computers, participants will examine a variety of potential privacy and cybersecurity scenarios and methods of combating them. Presented by Dave Mastny and Standish Stewart from Tri-C’s Information Technology Services department.
Age 14 and up.
Blockchain: What Is It, and Why Should I Care?
This presentation will explain what blockchain is and how it can be applied to different businesses. Live blockchain-building demo and a blockchain “game show” with prizes.
Age 15 and up.
This is a free event, but registration is required. Registration is now closed. Due to the tremendous response this year, we will not be taking any drop-in registrations on the day of the event. Check back early next year for information about the 2020 Tech 4 All Community Day.
Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an parent/guardian for the entire program.
Those interested in volunteering for community day should complete the registration form and select "Volunteer" on the drop-down menu.