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February 2019

IT Professional Mentorship Social

Date:
Friday, February 1st 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The School of Information Technology hosts the 2019 IT Professional Mentorship Social on Friday, February 1. All volunteer IT professional mentors and student mentees participating in the 2018 – 19 IT Professional Mentorship Program are encouraged to attend. The social is an opportunity for mentors and mentees to exchange ideas and experiences, and to re-engage after the long holiday break.

MAD Contest pitch presentations – session 1

Date:
Wednesday, February 27th 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Illinois State student contestants in the Mobile App Development (MAD) Contest, sponsored by State Farm, will pitch their project entries to a panel of School of Information Technology Faculty. The faculty panel will select the top entries to continue on to the final presentation round, to be held in April. Projects will be judged on the basis of: Originality Feasibility Ability to address a need in a creative and innovative way Quality of concept and design Quality of pitch presentation…

MAD Contest pitch presentations – session 2

Date:
Thursday, February 28th 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Illinois State student contestants in the Mobile App Development (MAD) Contest, sponsored by State Farm, will pitch their project entries to a panel of School of Information Technology Faculty. The faculty panel will select the top entries to continue on to the final presentation round, to be held in April. Projects will be judged on the basis of: Originality Feasibility Ability to address a need in a creative and innovative way Quality of concept and design Quality of pitch presentation…

April 2019

MAD Contest final presentations

Date:
Thursday, April 11th 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Illinois State student contestants in the Mobile App Development (MAD) Contest, sponsored by State Farm, will present their completed project entries to a panel of State Farm IT professionals. The professional panel will select the top entries to receive awards and prizes. Contestants will present functioning applications that will be judged on the basis of: Consistency with objectives of the pitch phase Usability of the completed application Creativity & originality – differentiation from similar apps Complexity, use of mobile device…