Event Notices From Nov. 5

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WWJ Sets Unwired Coffee On Social Media Marketing, Sports: WWJ Newsradio 950’s next Unwired Coffee Series session will be held Thursday, Nov. 14 at Lawrence Technological University’s UTLC Gallery, 21000 W. 10 Mile Road, Southfield. The event begins with registration, coffee, bagels and networking at 7:30 a.m. and the program from 8 to 9 a.m. Join WWJ Newsradio 950 technology editor Matt Roush for “Social Media Marketing: How Sports Team Connect with their Fan Base and How Your Business Can Too!” The discussion will focus on how Detroit’s sports teams are using social media to make better, deeper connections with their audiences? Learn how they do it — and how you can use social media to forge deeper relationships with your customers and prospects too. Panelists include Kevin Currie, Director of Digital Media, Detroit Lions; Ayron Sequeira, Director of Integrated Media, Olympia Entertainment and the Detroit Red Wings; and Doug Wernert, Manager Brand Networks, Detroit Pistons. The WWJ Unwired Coffee Series is sponsored In part by: Lawrence Technological University, Comerica Bank, Gerry Weinberg & Associates and Strategic Staffing Solutions. More at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7757883037.

MSU Engineering To Offer Free Women In Computing Workshop To High School Girls: High school girls will be able to create their own websites, games and animations during a Women in Computing technology workshop at Michigan State University on Saturday, Nov. 16. The event is designed to attract more female students into the employment-rich fields of computing, said Teresa Isela VanderSloot, academic adviser in the MSU Department of Computer Science and Engineering.  The event is free and runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Room 3105, of the MSU Engineering Building, 428 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. More than a dozen MSU student volunteers will lead sessions on creating web pages with HTML and CSS, as well as basic programming concepts using Scratch. The event is open to girls in middle school and high school. To RSVP for the Nov. 16 technology workshop, email Caitlin McDonald at mcdon385@msu.edu. The Michigan State University College of Engineering has six departments, 200 faculty members, more than 4,200 undergraduate and 700 graduate students. The college supports a strong research portfolio with a strategic vision focused on five major crosscutting areas: energy, health, materials, security and sustainability. For more, visit: http://www.egr.msu.edu.

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