Outreach

Service to the state, nation and world is part of the mission of The University of Alabama College of Engineering.

UA News: UA College of Engineering to Host Open House

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host Engineering Day, or E-Day, an open house for high-school students and their families, Thursday, Oct. 11, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Read more

In The News: Science summer camps aim to create new technology developers

Many students know how to use technology, but that is not enough in today’s world. “We want to create technology developers, not just technology users,” said Dr. Jeff Gray, an associate professor of computer science at the University of Alabama and director of the Alabama Computer Science Summer Camps. Read more

Sources: The Tuscaloosa News

UA News: UA Engineering Hosts Robotics Training Workshop for High-School Teachers

The University of Alabama College of Engineering will host a robotics training workshop for Alabama K-12 teachers at Central High School in Tuscaloosa Saturday, Nov. 12. The goal of this workshop is to raise awareness of opportunities in computer science and technology through the exciting context of robotics programming. Read more

In The News: CS department to partner with College Board

The University of Alabama was selected as one of the top 10 universities to participate in the College Board’s Advanced Placement Pilot Study to help with creating a new AP exam in Computer Science. The course, which is listed as CS 104, was created to offer non-major students the opportunity… Read more

Sources: The Crimson White

In The News: Computer science students develop smartphone apps

Students in the Computer-Based Honors Program have been working to create and develop smartphone applications. The apps the students are working on are classified as beneficial because they will help those who have health issues or physical disabilities. They range from assisting those with diabetes to helping the visually impaired… Read more

Sources: The Crimson White, AL.com