MUSCLE SHOALS, ALA.– Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC), TRIO Upward Bound Programs and Northwest Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics will partner to host students from over 20 area schools for BEST Robotics Industry Night on Thursday, October 19th.
BEST Robotics Industry Night and the Social Services Fair will be open to the public and be held on the NWSCC Shoals campus from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The event will offer barbecue, iced coffee, and sweet treats while supplies last.
For the second consecutive year, the Social Services Fair will help promote awareness with program participants, NWSCC students and the community of the resources that are available to them. The College’s Upward Bound programs are working to provide an open format for individuals to visit with a variety of organizations in a central location to receive current information on available services.
Organizations participating in the Social Services Fair include:
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Shoals
- Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
- Easterseals Rehab Center of NW Alabama
- Community Action Agency of NW Alabama
- Listerhill Credit Union
- Kids & Kin – Family Guidance Center of Alabama
- Meal Barrel Project
- One Place
- Lauderdale County Extension Office
- 4-H Tech Changemakers
- Riverbend- Florence
- Northwest Shoals Community College Programs
The BEST Robotics season kicked-off Saturday, September 9th, on the Shoals campus for all area teams. The theme for this year’s competition is Incision Decision, which is about robotics-assisted healthcare.
NWSCC Health Studies programs and local healthcare providers will be available to assist BEST Robotics students. “This is a great opportunity for the College to be a resource for our middle and high school students,” said NWSCC President Dr. Jeff Goodwin. “Along with our local hospitals and other healthcare providers, we can give these students insight into the healthcare world and the role robotics plays.”
For more information about the NWSCC Upward Bound programs, visit https://nwscc.edu/upward-bound/. For more information about BEST Robotics Industry Night, call 256-331-5331 or email email@example.com.
About Northwest Shoals Community College:
Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC) is part of the Alabama Community College System and home to 4,200 students. NWSCC offers over 100 certificate and degree programs and is committed to providing career technical, academic, athletic and lifelong educational opportunities that promote economic growth and enrich the quality of life for the people it serves. For more information about the NWSCC, visit https://nwscc.edu/.