The Harrisonburg FLL Regional tournament is in need of volunteers to referee and judge for the upcoming competition on Saturday, February 6th.
Looking for a grant to help start up your FLL team? Each year, SVTC sponsors up to three new FLL teams from the Shenandoah Valley. Approximately half of the start-up cost of a new team is reimbursed, up to $350.
We all know that Shenandoah Valley businesses and potential startups have been affecting during this time. Below, you can find information about two programs that provide access to resources for both startup companies and growing businesses.
Like so many conferences and events intended to be held this year, the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council (SVTC) has moved its premier annual event, TechNite20, to a virtual format due to COVID-19. “Like many organizations these days, we are pivoting,” says Nicky Swayne, chief executive officer of the SVTC. “We received a nice line-up of […]
In an effort to keep our region safe and healthy several youth programs, camps, and classes throughout the Valley have been canceled this summer. However, a few organizations have found creative ways to hold these camps virtually. These can be a great alternative to the original, as they’ve been designed to keep children engaged and entertained by providing educational content.
As you plan your kid’s fall/winter activities, check out JMU’s STEM winter youth programs: College for Kids College for Kids is an enrichment program for children in grades rising K-8. Children will work with James Madison University faculty and graduate students, as well as experts from the community and surrounding area, to try new things, […]
Looking for a grant to help start up your FLL team? Each year, the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council sponsors three new FIRST LEGO League (FLL) teams from the Shenandoah Valley. Approximately half of the start-up cost of a new team is reimbursed, up to $350. To be eligible, teams must be located in the footprint […]
We’re delighted to announce that we have newly appointed directors to our board as an outcome of our last election! The SVTC Board of Directors is divided into two groups, called classes, for governance purposes. Each year, the term of one of the classes expires.
We’ve gathered a listing of local tech activities for kids for the summer of 2019! Ranging from workshops to camps, this summer is full of technology and STEM fun. Browse the links below and/or share the list with others!
December 24, 2018 (Staunton, VA) The Staunton Innovation Hub (SIH) has been awarded a $23,000 grant from the GO Virginia Region 8 Council to complete a feasibility study. This intensive study will determine if area students and entrepreneurs will benefit from access to a “Tech-Lab” with its specialized capabilities by […]
The Shenandoah Valley Technology Council has worked hard this fall to help GROW the Valley’s future tech workforce, help CREATE new tech-based businesses, and connect grant seekers/ researchers with those that have the resources. We’re strengthening the tech “fabric” of the Shenandoah Valley. We’ve had a blast facilitating and engaging with these endeavors. Sometimes […]
The Shenandoah Valley Technology Council is very pleased to announce a recent success as a result of the SVTC membership directory, a searchable online directory where we list our members. When Kristy Rhea from Bridgewater College was in need of a local web development company, she decided to browse the SVTC membership directory for a […]
We’re delighted to announce that we have newly appointed directors to our board as an outcome of our last election! The SVTC Board of Directors is divided into two groups, called classes, for governance purposes. Each year, the term of one of the classes expires. To prepare, the SVTC holds an election in the spring of […]
Be an active member! Tell us what sort of programming, topics, or site visits would you like to participate in September 2018 through June 2019. What tech topics are on your mind? What makes a techie’s heart skip a beat? Is there an organization, program, team, or business location you’d like to hear from or visit? We’ve […]
From unbeatable networking with fellow S.V. tech leaders, to helping build the regional technology ecosystem so we can keep top-rated knowledge workers in the Valley, to enjoying a much-expanded online membership directory, to attending monthly & quarterly events such as luncheons, members-only tours and Tech Nite – this is how and where the Shenandoah Valley technology community connects and thrives.
We’ve gathered a listing of local technology activities for kids for this summer! Ranging from workshops to camps, this summer is full of technology fun. Browse the links and/or share the list with others!
Each year, the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council sponsors three new FIRST Lego League (FLL) teams from the Shenandoah Valley. Approximately half of the start-up cost of a new team is reimbursed, up to $350.
Tech Nite is the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council’s premier annual tech gathering, highlighting the Valley’s achievements and innovation in 8 award categories. On May 2, 2018 attendees will gather at JMU’s Festival Center for Tech Nite 18 to recognize…
Registration is open for our Jan. 25, 2018 luncheon. Bitcoin turned eight years old this month, but many people are only just now learning about the cryptocurrency. At our Jan. 25, 2018 luncheon Dr. Benton helps us break down bitcoin, cryptocurrency, blockchain and how we think about the global economy, currencies, and the underlying technologies. Key issues he will discuss are trust, control, consensus, and value.