The Davidson Tech Impact Fellowship was created by Whitney White ’08 to encourage Davidson women and students of color to explore interests in Computer Science through hands-on learning culminating in a real-world project under the guidance of an alumni mentor. The Fellowship includes a $5,000 stipend and centers on the following three components with corresponding options:
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FOODIES: Starting this month, I&E will gather in Vail Commons every Thursday from 11:30 to 1. We’ll talk about all things I&E, and maybe even a little more. Some weeks we’ll invite local innovators to join us. Everyone and anyone is welcome–especially students! Not sold yet? What if we told you the tab was on us? Things just got 100% sweeter, we know. Just make sure you sign in as a guest of I&E at the front desk. We’ve dubbed these lunches “Davidson FoodIEs”. Get it… food(I&E)s?
Purpose of Award: Established in honor of Robert L. Avinger, Jr., a member of the Davidson Class of 1960 and professor of Economics from 1967-1980, The Avinger Scholarship will identify and recognize a rising sophomore, junior or senior who shows the vision, qualities, and passions of a innovator, giving evidence of creativity, energy, and initiative that will lead to success in future endeavors.
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On November 3rd in the 900 Room at 4:30, I&E, Center for Career Development, and the Economics and Philosophy departments are co-sponsoring a conversation around wages and the morally-complex terrain of hiring and employment. They’ll be asking questions like: What is a fair wage? Is it acceptable to use cheap foreign labor to reduce costs? How does justice in hiring intersect with race, class, and disability? This is a ways off, but it’s a conversation you won’t want to miss. Mark those calendars now!
The host at the restaurant told them that it would be two hours before they could be seated. Hesitant to wait that long, the three decided to look for another place to eat. “But when we started calling restaurants around the South Park area,” Walker said “we were given similar wait times.” Unable to find dinner and miles away from home, the group was stuck. And although the group eventually did find a place to eat, they said they we too disappointed, frustrated, and hangry to enjoy it.
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The Davidson Innovation & Entrepreneurship Internship Program (DIEP) is seeking alumni or parent volunteer Entrepreneurship Ambassadors from Chicago, Seattle, Boulder, Denver, Boston, and Washington, DC. Know anyone or want to volunteer yourself? Send us an email.