Mobile CSP Students Share Mobile Apps at 2nd Annual Mobile CSP Expo
On Thursday, May 28nd, the 2nd Annual Mobile CSP Expo was held at Trinity College. Students who were enrolled in the Mobile CSP course during the 2014-2015 academic year were invited to demonstrate the apps they had created during the course. Approximately 70 students participated in the event.
On Thursday, May 28nd, the 2nd Annual Mobile CSP Expo was held at Trinity College. Students from seven area high schools who were enrolled in the Mobile CSP course during the 2014-2015 academic year were invited to demonstrate the apps they had created during the course. Approximately 70 students participated in the event.
Attendees had the opportunity to walk around the room and try out the various mobile apps. After two 45 minute viewing sessions, the attendees were asked to vote for their favorite app. The apps with the most votes earned the Mobile CSP People's Choice Award.
Among those in attendance was Dean Thomas Mitzel, Trinity College's Dean of Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs. After the first 45 minute viewing session, Dean Mitzel gave some great welcoming remarks. Dean Mitzel was followed by Elizabeth Dillard, Vice President of the Connecticut Computer Science Teachers Association and also Ralph Morelli, Trinity College Professor of Computer Science and Mobile CSP Principal Investigator.
Mobile CSP People's Choice Award Winners:
1st Place - "Drive Mode", created by Joel Margolis and Christopher Gabow from Hall High School in West Hartford, CT. Both students took home a new tablet.
2nd Place - "Lawmen Territory", created by Isabela Roldan and Martha Smith from Jonathan Law High School in Milford, CT. The students had their choice of $25 in prizes from Best Buy.
3rd Place - "Mama's Grocery List", created by Matthew Fusco and Ryan Greenberg from Tolland High School. Both students took home a $10 Best Buy prize.
To see photos from the event, go here https://www.flickr.com/photos/trinitycollege/sets/72157651695682793
Thank you to everyone who participated and helped make our 2nd Annual Expo a success!