Aims hosting event for high school students to learn technology

 

GREELEY — Aims Community College is hosting TechFest, an interactive and hands-on technology workshop for Weld and Larimer County high school students. The event will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 20, in Ed Beaty Hall at 5401 W. 20th St., on the college’s campus in Greeley.

A free ticket can be obtained by sending an RSVP for the event at http://aimstechfest.eventbrite.com.

Students will learn how to create 3-D animation, use 3-D printing and develop mobile applications in Aims’ high-tech classroom spaces.

Breakfast, lunch and giveaways will be provided throughout the day.

The event is a collaboration between Aims Community College, the Loveland CreatorSpace, StudentRND (CodeDay.org) and The Women’s Fund of Weld County.

Ellen Swieter, chairwoman of the Business and CIS programs, said it’s important for students to understand what science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, education really means and how those careers take personal interests and perseverance to open doors to a variety of careers.

 

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