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Pace University and AT&T hosting STEM Collaboratory Camp

07/30/2014

Pace University and AT&T hosting STEM Collaboratory Camp

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Pace University and AT&T Sponsor High School STEM Camp; Students Demonstrate Cybersecurity Apps & Robotics at August 1st Ceremony

High school students will present newly developed mobile applications at the STEM Collaboratory Camp at Pace University on Friday, August 1, at One Pace Plaza in the Aniello Bianco Room on New York City campus from 12 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Who:  Twenty high school students from across the five boroughs are embarking on a summer STEM adventure as part of Pace University’s STEM Collaboratory Camp, a collaboration of Pace and AT&T, with participation from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

What:  Pace University’s STEM Collaboratory Camp is a two-week program during which campers are introduced to coding, robotics, Cybersecurity, Design Thinking and scientific research processes, among other skills, and then put them to work. The camp culminates with students designing and building their own mobile phone apps. Members of the media are invited to attend a graduation reception featuring formal presentations of the students’ mobile applications.

Where: Pace University, One Pace Plaza, Aniello Bianco Room, New York City campus.

When: Friday, August 1, from 12 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Why:  The School of Education and the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at Pace University created the Pace STEM Collaboratory to facilitate interdisciplinary research and the exchange of ideas among students, faculty, and staff in STEM disciplines, while improving and supporting STEM education at the middle and high-school levels through continued and expanded relationships with public schools in the region.

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.  It also offers advanced TV service with the AT&T U-verse® brand. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.

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About Pace

The Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at Pace University prepares men and women for professional work, research, and lifelong participation in a new and dynamic information age.  Located in the financial capital of the world, the Seidenberg School offers a wide variety of courses and exposure to internships and work with leading corporations, banks, federal agencies, and global entities.  Degrees and certificates are conveniently available on Pace’s campuses in New York City and Westchester County as well as online and in special programs.  Visit http://www.pace.edu/seidenberg/

Media contact:  Bill Caldwell, Pace, 212-346-1597, wcaldwell@pace.edu

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