FYRE Events

FYRE Events

Convocation/FYRE Kickoff

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017 in the Recreation Center at 1:00pm
Joan Robinson-Berry, Vice President and General Manager of Boeing South Carolina, will deliver the convocation address and talk to first-year students about the importance of STEM.

Hidden Figures Film Screening

Thursday, September 7th 2017 in Hargray 156 at 7:00pm
Join us as we screen the Oscar-nominated movie adaptation of Hidden Figures featuring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe. This is a great opportunity to compare your experience reading the book with watching the movie. Refreshments include a popcorn bar and drinks.

STEM Connections

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017 at 6:30pm
Ever wonder what a career in STEM entails? This networking event will help you start thinking about a career in STEM and allow you to meet STEM professionals. A Ronald E. McNair Program Representative will be present to kickoff the event. Light refreshments will be served.

FYREside Chats

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, Check in at Campus Center at 6:30pm
FYREside Chats allows students the opportunity to explore specific themes discussed in the book, led by expert panelists. More details coming soon. Afterwards, join us at the fire pit for s'mores!

USCB FYRE Essay Contest

Submission Deadline Friday, December 1st 2017
Using the prompt, students will write essays reflecting on the book and what they have learned. Some courses will be using this prompt as an assignment and encourage students who write the best essays to submit their work. Essays should be submitted to academicsupport@uscb.edu by Friday, December 1st 2017 at 5:00pm.

Check back here for upcoming spring events!