Students Take Part In New Leadership and Peer Mentoring Course
During the fall of 2014, five Department of Chemistry and Physics students took part in a new course entitled Leadership Practicum. This course focused on the various aspects of peer mentoring and attaining leadership skills.
Students in the class were all members of the Savannah River Scholarship Program (SRSP),
a GRU STEM program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The students
also currently serve as peer mentors in the SRSP program. (READ MORE)
ThinkTools Workshops Teach Electronics, Computer Programming Skills
On December 8, President Obama declared the importance of learning computer programming
when he helped kick off the national “Hour of Code”. His encouragement reinforced
the idea that technology users shouldn’t simply learn to use computer software, but
that they should also learn to create new innovative custom software using computer
programming. This phenomena of creation is now very present in the southeast, and
in particular here in Georgia where Gov. Nathan Deal declared December 10, 2014 as
the first Georgia Day of Code. (READ MORE)
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