Adelphi Hosts Sixth Annual Robotics Competition on June 2

 
 
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GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - May 29, 2018 - PRLog -- Adelphi University will host its sixth annual statewide robotic competition on Saturday, June 2, at the University Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The day will begin with the high school competition after the opening ceremony and the middle school competition after lunch. There will be an optional LEGO obstacle course challenge available for middle schoolers from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with the closing ceremony starting at 3:30 p.m.

The high school teams will represent University at Albany, Binghamton University, Morrisville University, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Syracuse University, Onondaga Community College. Monroe Community College, NYC College of Technology, Medgar Evers College, SUNY Suffolk Community and Adelphi.

The middle school teams will represent Baldwin Middle School, Carrie Palmer Weber, Franklin Square: Washington Street School, Bellmore-Merrick: Grand Avenue School, Great Neck Middle School, Holy Family School, Jericho Middle School, Lincoln Orens Middle School, Long Beach Middle School, Bellmore-Merrick: Merrick Avenue Middle School, New York City College of Technology, Oyster Bay, P.S. 124 Osmond Church, Play Ideas, Syosset, Syracuse, East Meadow: Woodland Middle School and East Meadow: WT Tresper Middle School.

The challenge will involve teams participating cooperatively by placing cubes into movable slots with their robots.

The event is run by Adelphi's School Science Advancement Program (SSA) for Science Technology Entry program (STEP) (https://academics.adelphi.edu/special-programs/science-ad...), whose goal is to prepare and inspire students from underrepresented backgrounds to enter into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields through collaboration with Long Island school districts.

See more information on the robotics competition (https://academics.adelphi.edu/special-programs/science-ad...) – as well as a video story (https://youtu.be/qf-110kybZU) from last year's event.



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Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves over 7,600 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City's cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

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