ACM Red Chair Event

Please join Dr. Cheryl Swanier for the Sit with Me Red Chair initiative on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the C. W. Pettigrew Center. “Sit with Me” was created by members of the National Center for Women & Information Technology, a non-profit coalition that works to increase diversity in computing and IT, with creative direction from marketing and branding firm BBMG. The purpose of the Red Chair Initiative is to recruit, retain and graduate FVSU students in computing. This event is sponsored by the student organization Association of Computing Machinery. The students will showcase their work and computing activities for the 2013-14 academic year. Key stakeholders will outwardly support this event by sitting in the red chair, which indicates his or her buyin to recruiting, retaining, and graduating students in computing. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. For details call: (478) 825-6733 or visit: http://sitwithme.org/about-sit-with-me/why-sit-with-me/