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HackHolyoke Nov. 4-5

Dear creative minds and code aficionados,
HackHolyoke is the first women’s college hackathon and also the first hackathon with a 50:50 gender ratio. It is a 24-hour hackathon that welcomes 200 students to be creative, fearless and innovative as they develop brilliant new and disruptive projects! There is no programming experience required and all majors are [ >> more ]

September 26th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Events, Hackathon

Coding for Good (and Prizes!)

Congratulations to three of our own!  Esther Nwaka, Karen Diaz and Kyra Gan just got back from Delaware, where they participated in the Code for Good 2015 event sponsored by JP Morgan Chase.  They took second prize for the weekend, along with two other teammates.  Way to go!

November 1st, 2015 · Tags: Awards, Competitions, Hackathon, Honors

Social Justice Through Programming on Otelia Cromwell Day

Smithies in CS is hosting an hour-long Learnathon titled “Social Justice Through Programming: Creating a Website“. This is a socially conscious event for Smith College students and faculty in conjunction with Otelia Cromwell Day where teams will write programs that will make a positive difference in somebody’s life. We will teach you how to make a basic [ >> more ]

October 25th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Hackathon

Hack Holyoke: April 3-4, 2015. Registration now open!

March 19th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Hackathon, Talk

Global Game Jam at Hampshire: Friday, January 23

Would you like to make a game in a weekend, alongside 25,000+ game developers around the world? If so, the Global Game Jam is for you! Sign up for free at
When: 6pm Friday, January 23
Where: Hampshire College (all Five College members are welcome!)
What: A weekend full of game making fun (ends 6pm Saturday)
Who: Anyone with an interest in [ >> more ]

January 16th, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Events, Hackathon

Hack4Humanity – Google’s 48 Hour Hackathon

Subject: Invitation to Apply for Hack4Humanity NYC – Google’s 48 Hour Hackathon!
Google NYC has a challenge for you: can you make the world a better place with technology?
Around the world, billions of people confront violence, instability, and repression. Google wants to challenge a select group of students to help people confront these threats [ >> more ]

November 12th, 2014 · Tags: Competitions, Hackathon

2nd Women’s Health Codeathon

From November 7-9 the Clinton Foundation will be bringing together the best minds in tech and design to compete in the 2nd Women’s Health Codeathon Series, hosted in partnership with the Clinton Foundation, Ace Hotel and Jawbone, as well as MIT Hacking Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  This codeathon incorporates healthy-living principles throughout the event, including [ >> more ]

November 3rd, 2014 · Tags: Competitions, Hackathon

Internet of Things Developer Challenge and Ask the Oracle Experts: Big Data

Internet of Things Developer Challenge and Ask the Oracle Experts: Big Data
Don’t miss the exciting opportunity to take part in the Java Internet of Things Developer Challenge, sponsored by the Oracle Java team and Oracle Academy!
Are you fascinated with traffic lights, video game consoles, or your cell phone? Do you want to put [ >> more ]

April 30th, 2014 · Tags: Competitions, Hackathon

Hackathon for Western Mass

On the weekend of June 6th, 7th, and 8th, 2014, technologists, designers, community activists, and other folks from all over Western Mass will gather to tackle local challenges with technology.
Hack for Western Mass is one of many events happening nationwide as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking. The National Day of Civic Hacking is [ >> more ]

April 30th, 2014 · Tags: Competitions, Hackathon