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Date / Time Title Location Info
Thursday, December 07
4:00 PM
Leadership Workshop: Leverage Your Strengths EB Event Space Certified coaches teach how to use and develop your natural strengths to become the best version of yourself.
Friday, December 15
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Excellence in Teaching EB Event Space
Thursday, January 11
4:00 PM
Leadership Workshop: Creating Collaborative Environments EB Event Space Learn and practice communication skills to enhance collaboration and team effectiveness.
Tuesday, February 13
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
SIOY Showcase EB Event Space This preliminary judging competition determines the seven teams that will advance to the Student Innovator of the Year (SIOY) Finals competition. Students, faculty, and the public are invited to attend this fair-style event.
Thursday, February 15
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
SIOY Finalist Mentoring Engineering Building (EB) Mandatory - Prior to the final event, each finalist team will be coached by a private mentor in the development of their short presentation. This presentation coaching will focus on including all aspects of the judging rubric while being engaging and entertaining.
Thursday, February 29
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SIOY Final Competition EB Event Space The seven finalist teams will give their presentation to judges in front of a large crowd.  Each finalist team will receive $4,000 just for competing in the final event. Finals competition winners will receive additional cash awards of 1st place- $8,000, 2nd place - $6,000, 3rd place - $4,000, and Crowd Favorite - $2,000.  Those that attend will get free pizza and have a chance to win awesome prizes!
Thursday, March 28
4:00 PM
Leadership Workshop: Crucial Conversations EB Event Space All teams face problems. Successful teams candidly discuss and resolve them. Learn proven principles to handle difficult conversations.