Click here for the recording of a fascinating discussion with Professor Joe Coughlin, Founder and Director of MIT's AgeLab, on the future of growing older. An OLLI at Berskhire Community College event in partnership with the Berkshire Innovation Center, 1Berkshire, Berkshire SuperGenarians, and Age Friendly Berkshires.
The BETA Program is an intensive six-week experiential learning program for High School Juniors and Seniors with an interest in pursuing a career in technology, advanced manufacturing, or the life sciences.
In this course, students will grapple with big questions related to accelerating change and how our society will adapt to the future of work. Whether their interest is in technology, politics, business, economics or social activism, they will come out of the course with valuable new perspectives, a recognition of how they can shape their own education, and an enhanced personal resume.
The Berkshire STEM Pipeline Network is part of a state-wide initiative bringing together educators and businesses for the improvement of STEM education and workforce development within our community. The Network was created to increase student interest in STEM areas and increase student achievement in order to prepare high school graduates to be civically and college and/or career ready.
The Challenge offers an opportunity for children from third to eighth grade (ages 8-14) to build their science and computer skills while designing and programming a robot to complete a challenge based on a real-world theme. Students work in teams toward a competitive goal while learning problem-solving, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.
Girls Who Code is a nonprofit that inspires, educates, and equips young women with computing skills to pursue 21st-century careers. We believe that all girls are capable of making a positive impact on the world through computer science. We are leading the movement to close the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like. Join us!