NSBE jr - Oct 12

The Town Lake (TX) Chapter was honored at The Links, Incorporated’s Western Area Conference in Denver, Colorado for its new website design, STEM educational initiative and I Know I Can Program.  

The Town Lake (TX) Chapter earned the Best of Web Award for the new chapter website.  The Technology Committee migrated to a new web application platform and revamped the website design based on feedback from the chapter.

The Town Lake (TX) Chapter received the 3rd place award for the STEM Educational Initiative.  The Links Incorporated established a partnership with NSBE to charter a local Chapter “Town Lake (Austin, TX) – a Links-NSBE Jr. Chapter” to Increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.  The Town Lake (TX) Chapter provides STEM education sessions for the NSBE Jr. Chapter and prepares students for robotics competitions.

The Town Lake (TX) Chapter received the 2nd place award for I Know I Can:  Exceptional YOU Program.  Chapter members teach bi-weekly computer literacy classes at Norman Elementary School.  The 5th grade students at Norman Elementary School receive Microsoft PowerPoint and Word training and block coding lessons to increase their computer literacy.