SWIT September Meeting: Raspberry Pi

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We are back. This first meeting of the year will be September 10th, 2014 at Rock Valley College. It will be all about Raspberry Pi. What is it? What can you do with it? What does it do? How much does it cost to build?

We will be ordering from Beef-A-Roo. To RSVP, click on the button below.

Eventbrite - Stateline Women in Technology Meeting: Rasperrry Pi

Teen Builds Car from Scratch

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Here’s a great video about Kathryn DiMaria.  She’s 14 and is building her dream car.

June 11th Minutes: Using iPad/Android Devices for Business & Education.

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At our last meeting on June 11th, 2014, we discussed how to use Tablets and other mobile devices for presentations.

Stateline Women in Technology

June 11th Meeting Minutes: Using Tablets for Business & Education.

Present: Marsha Ackerman, Tara Cook, Sylvia Emerson, Diann Jabusch, Tina Leinbaugh, Glenda McCarty, Cathy Niliaram, Denise Popp, Stephanie Wascher
Next meeting: September 10, 2014, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Rock Valley College WTC141/142

1. Announcements

June 19th, 2014. Rockford Chamber Women in Business Expo and Luncheon at Cliffbreakers from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. For more information, follow this link.

June 25th, 2014. Entre is holding an Educational Luncheon from 11:30 am – 1 pm at Forest Hill’s Country Club. They will be discussing Cisco Network Switching, Cisco ASA Security, and Meraki Product Information. It’s free to attend and included lunch, just Register Here.

2. Discussion

Demonstration of a few iPad apps created by students. Click here to read about the iOS apps students have created. One of my favorites is the Tap Tuning app created this spring. Rock Valley is offering an iOS development class (CIS280) and an Android app development (CIS245) class this fall.

Demonstration of using Air Server (installed on PC) to display iPad/iPod/iPhone screen on the PC. Then Stephanie used the Explain Everything app to show how you can use this for presentations. Here is a link on how to use it for Podcasting.

Member’s favorite or most beneficial apps:

Resume & Interview Tips

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This is a recap of the meeting on May 14th, 2014 discussing Resume and Interview Tips.

Free Resume Help and Interview Advice for Technology students

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At the May 14th  Stateline Women in Technology meeting from 11:30-1, we will help out any student with their job skills. We are offering resume help, interview advice AND PIZZA for those that rsvp.  Hopefully, we will have the opportunity to provide mini mock interviews as well.  Here’s the link to the Event.

May 14th Meeting

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At our next Stateline Women in Technology meeting, we will be providing resume advice and mini mock interviews.  Employers: Bring a list of your favorite interview questions. Students: Bring your resume. We will provide pizza for lunch for those that RSVP at the link below.


Next Meeting April 9th

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At our next meeting we will be discussing the different technologies for a home server to share videos, pictures and music.

April 9th Meeting RSVP Link