Helping the Community and Sharing the Magic of Technology
UF AIS’s Community Service is our version of Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility. Through engagement with the greater community, our members gain valuable skills and experience while giving back to meaningful causes.
Reaching out into the Gainesville community to bring the opportunities of Tech to underrepresented and underprivileged students. Nurturing that educational flame to create the next leaders of tomorrow.
What we do:
Go into Elementary, Middle and High Schools and teach the student beginner, intermediate and advanced programming, data science and analytics. This curriculum aims to increase their intellectual capacity and capital; as well as develop their analytical and critical thinking minds.
Take students outside of their comfort zone and challenge them by participating in hackathons in other states, cities and even countries
Act as mentors, tutors and guardians for all our students need. Both in and out of school.
“Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” - Kofi Annan
Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County
Our members pride themselves on being able to give back to the Gainesville community, especially its youth. This past March we visited the Woodland Park Boys and Girls Club of Alachua County. Engaging with the youth at the Boys & Girls Club enabled our members to participate in mentorship out of the professional realm and allowed our members to give back to the youth of Gainesville by helping with their homework, caring for their community garden and even playing interactive games with them outside.