It has long been recognized that computing, as a field, is strikingly less diverse than the users of the technology it produces, exhibiting a stubbornly enduring gender and underrepresented minority gap often referred to as “the Missing 70%.” MGHPCC partner, the NSF funded Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance, seeks to facilitate state-level systemic change to improve the quality of computing education and broaden participation in computing (BPC). ECEP’s goal is to increase the recruitment and retention of historically disenfranchised populations to K-16 computer science education through educational advocacy and policy reform. Continue reading Changing the Face of Computer Science Education One State at a Time
Total Awards Top $60k, Part of Broader Collaboration on Education & Workforce Development. Continue reading Mayor Announces 2020 MGHPCC Scholarship Winners
Holyoke Codes presented Maker Jam at the MGHPCC on Saturday, November 23, a five-hour event celebrating technology, science, art, craft, creativity, and curiosity! Continue reading Holyoke Codes Maker Jam
Total Awards Top $50k, Part of Broader Collaboration on Education & Workforce Development. Continue reading Mayor Announces Winners of MGHPCC Scholarships
The Computer Science Teachers Association Western Mass chapter hosted a free workshop for teachers on Microsoft MakeCode for Minecraft on December 15 at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center. Continue reading Teaching Computer Science Using Minecraft
Holyoke Codes ran a Cyber Security Workshop for Girls Inc. on Saturday, December 8th, 2018 for Computer Science Education Week. The workshop was attended by 21 middle school aged girls, members of The Girls Inc. Eureka Program Rookies group. Eureka! Scholars spend time on the UMass Amherst campus and elsewhere, experiencing lab-based activities in science, technology, engineering, and math. Continue reading Holyoke Codes Cyber Security Workshop with Girls Inc.
With the closure of Holyoke’s Paper City Brewing in 2017, the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center and its neighbors are excited to welcome a new small batch brewing company to Race Street.
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MGHPCC and Holyoke Codes will partner with researchers from UMass Amherst and Elms College.