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Students@SC Embraces Virtual Format and Announces Student Programming at SC20

Students@SC is a platform for students to learn, connect, and grow professionally at the SC conference. The Students@SC cohorts (Student Volunteers, Student Cluster Competition, HPC Immersion, Computing4Change) will all be executed in a fully virtual manner. Students@SC will also be hosting a variety of additional events specifically targeting students! Students@SC Sessions Students@SC will host sessions

A Series of “Firsts” for Student Volunteer Gabriel Freguglia Barros

As a Student Volunteer at SC19, Gabriel Freguglia Barros, from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, experienced a wave of many “firsts.” He was a first-time SC volunteer at his first conference for the first time in the United States. He also was glad to share how his first experience with the various SC workshops

Positive Experiences Provided to Jan Laukeman as a First-Time SCinet Student Volunteer

After four stints as an SC Student Volunteer, Jan Laukeman, from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany, moved on to SCinet for the first time at SC19. Here, he reveals the many positive qualities his first SCinet experience provided. Inspired by Jan’s story? Be sure to check out all the excellent opportunities for students at

Eighteen SC20 Lead Student Volunteers Announced

Christine Harvey (MITRE Corporation), SC20 Students@SC Chair, and Karlyn Harrod (University of Notre Dame), SC20 Lead Student Volunteer Chair, are proud to announce the 18 lead student volunteers—all former SC student volunteers. Harrod explained that before making the decisions, each student’s application was reviewed by multiple members of the Students@SC committee. “After all reviews were

First-Time SCinet Student Volunteer Purvesh Sharma on the Opportunities Afforded at SC

Purvesh Sharma, a student at Texas State University, was a first-time SCinet Student Volunteer at SC19. Sharma explains how he became acquainted with SC student volunteer opportunities and his application endeavors. Inspired by Purvesh’s story? Be sure to check out all the excellent opportunities for students at Students@SC. — Christine Baissac-HaydenSC20 Students@SC Communications Liaison (Easy

Students@SC Program Benefits Second-Year Student Volunteer Paula Olaya’s HPC Journey

Paula Olaya, a student at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, was a second-year student volunteer at SC19. Looking back, Olaya shares how beneficial the SC Student Volunteer program was for her HPC journey. Inspired by Paula’s story? Be sure to check out all the excellent opportunities for students at Students@SC. — Christine Baissac-HaydenSC20 Students@SC

Students@SC Program Innovates to Include Some Remote Participation

The Students@SC program is implementing innovative ideas for SC20 in light of the new challenges that COVID-19 is presenting. “I’m very excited we’re able to offer remote participation for the Student Volunteers program, the Student Cluster Competition, and HPC Immersion. With the coronavirus pandemic and travel restrictions currently in place, we have realized that many

Student Volunteer Zhaochen Gu Finds a Friendly Environment for Learning at SC

  Zhaochen Gu, a student at the University of North Texas, was a SCinet student volunteer for the second year in the row at SC19, where she learned the ins and outs of conference logistics in a very friendly team-oriented atmosphere. Inspired by Zhaochen’s story? Apply as a SCinet student volunteer. Applications close on Friday,

First-Time Lead Student Volunteer Sadura Akinrinwa of Nigeria Looks Back on Her Experience

Sadura Akinrinwa, a first-time Lead Student Volunteer at SC19, is a doctoral student at Federal University of Technology, Akure in Nigeria. Sadura explains, in her native tongue, how she felt guided and mentored as a student volunteer. Inspired by Sadura’s story? Apply to be an SC student volunteer. Applications close on Friday, June 26, 2020.

Longstanding Student Volunteer Mohammed Tanash Continues to Discover Opportunities at SC

Mohammed Tanash has logged quite a bit of experience as a SC Conference volunteer. From his first time as a student volunteer at SC17 to a lead student volunteer position at SC18, and a SCinet student volunteer on the SC19 wireless team, Tanash has shown he is not afraid of challenges and is not one

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