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2014 SCS4ALL Halloween Costume Contest and Party!

SCS4ALL is hosting a Halloween costume contest and party on Friday, Oct. 31st from 6-8pm in NSH Atrium. The event will be sponsored by Google and will feature a costume contest (grand prize winner gets an android watch!) judged by SCS Faculty Tom Cortina and Danny Sleator along with Googlers, other surPRIZES, Google swag for all, and pizza, cookies, and candy. Come in your costume to get food early!

Outreach Roadshow

On Wednesday, Nov. 5th, W@SCS will do a Roadshow at Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy, Aspinwall. The SCS Outreach Roadshow introduces children, teachers, and parents to the many areas within computer science. This is a highly interactive presentation by undergrads and grads who talk about why/how they began studying the area, their current experiences, what CS means to them now, and their future hopes and expectations.

Harris Video Conference

Women@SCS and SCS4ALL will hold a round table teleconference with 3 engineers from the Harris Corporation, all in various leadership positions, with a software/engineering background. CMU CS Alum Tawnie Thiessen will take the lead from the Harris side. Join us at 5pm on Wednesday, Nov. 5th in GHC 7101 and hear about engineering at Harris! For more info on Harris, check out this overview video.

Grad School and Fellowship Application Intro Session

There will be a grad school and fellowship application intro session held by the Grad Sisters Program on Tuesday, Nov. 11th from 4:30-6pm in GHC 2109. They will cover what opportunities are available, tips on writing personal and research statements (this is especially valuable for senior undergrads!), and fellowships for grad students. Following the presentation, there will be an application essay read and critique session (so bring them if you've already started) as well as application interview practice. For more info, visit the grad sisters page.