UM-Dearborn event is planned for Cadette Girl Scouts to help with badge requirements on computers in everyday life, desktop publishing or exploring the Internet

January 22, 2008

DEARBORN / Jan. 22, 2008---Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the computing services honor society at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, will host “Computer Advantage and Technology Saturday” (CATS) from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 in Room 139 of the campus’s Computer and Information Science Building.

The event is planned for Cadette Girl Scouts to help with badge requirements on computers in everyday life, desktop publishing or exploring the Internet.

The event, which is free but registration is required, is a Girl Scout-approved computer science program for girls in grades six through 12. Lunch will be provided.

To obtain the permission slip needed to participate in the event, visit http://upe.umd.umich.edu/cats.php. For more information, or to register, contact Bruce Maxim at bmaxim@umich.edu or Nick Martineau at ndmartin@umd.umich.edu.

An international honor society for the computing sciences, Upsilon Pi Epsilon aims to promote the computing and information disciplines and to encourage their contribution to the enhancement of knowledge.

UPE’s mission is to recognize academic excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the computing and information disciplines.

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