Tuesday, October 27, 2015

DLL Storify of HBCUHacks @ Morgan State University Hackathon Weekend -- Friday 10/30/15 to Sunday 11/1/15

Last update: Wednesday 11/4/15 

HBCUHacks is a series of weekend hackathons that provide students at HBCUs (historically black colleges and universities) the opportunity to flex their coding, design, and business skills and work together to build software and mobile apps. 

Sponsored by Black Founders (a 501c3), these hackathons identify talented students and develop the pipeline of minority tech talent. As per the event's invitation page, this particular event will provide opportunities for students to learn what it takes to build a mobile app or a Web app in a weekend. HBCUHacks also provided Information for student hackers 

The Community Technology Organization (CTO) and Morgan's Entrepreneurial Development & Assistance Center (EDAC) co-sponsored this hackathon. The official summary report of the hackathon was posted on Tuesday 11/3/15.

Below find the DLL Storify of tweets that were generated by participants who used hashtag = #HBCUHacks and other hashtags that become prominent during the hackathon. As usual, this DLL Storify is merely a "firehose" draft, i.e., it includes tweets in chronological order without comment or classification ... Storyfies of other #DiversityInTech events are listed in the DLL Archives.