Service to the community is an important mission we strive to fulfill. Our school seeks to have both a global scientific impact and an engaged and relevant local impact on technology-related industries in Miami and South Florida. Whether we are providing advanced workshops for teachers, demonstrating the state-of-the-art technology at an event, or providing at-risk students with opportunities to learn about technology, our faculty, staff, and students are committed to sharing our knowledge and talents for the betterment of society.


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Miami WICSCON 2019

Women in Computer Science (WICS) is excited to announce WICSCON: This is what a Programmer looks like, Florida International University’s first student-run women in technology conference happening April 20th, 2019 from 9AM-3PM in Miami, FL. Our goal is to bring
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Group photo of Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) Miami Chapter

New CSTA Miami Chapter

A new regional chapter of the Computer Science Teachers Association will form soon in Miami. Local CS teachers gathered on February 28th and March 21st to meet each other personally, and to establish long-term goals for the Miami chapter. At
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Photo Code/Art Girls coding

Miami Herald Op-ed: Nurture Greater Miami’s future as a technology powerhouse

The first is Code/Art, a local nonprofit focused on using the arts to inspire girls throughout Miami-Dade County to learn to code. Our investment will help build the organization’s capacity and advance a train-the-trainer program to support art teachers across
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MangoHacks

Florida’s Sweetest Hackathon A place for discovery Mangohacks is a 36 hour hackathon that encourages learning, collaboration, growth, innovation, and fun. We will welcome 500+ students from Florida and across the country, amazing mentors, and wonderful sponsors to create amazing
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Photo of Cristy Charters and students at CodeFest 2018

FIUSCIS hosted CodeFest 2018

Marking the end of Computer Science Education Week, FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) hosted the 5th annual CodeFest Miami, on Sunday, December 9th, 2018.  During this “mini-hackathon” event, children from elementary, K-8, and middle schools from South
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Photo from FIU First Robotics Open

1st Annual FIU Robotics Open

Over 300 students from elementary and middle schools around South Florida participated last weekend in the 1st Annual FIU Robotics Open. Thirty teams competed to demonstrate their skills in mathematical analysis, creativity, engineering design, and computer programming in a fun
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