Mississippi Valley State Launches Joint Robotics Competition with Virginia Tech

Mississippi Valley State University’s Department of Engineering Technology has entered into collaboration with Virginia Tech and the Sunflower County Consolidated School District (SCCSD) in a partially funded National Science Foundation (1511792) robotics collaborative titled “Actualizing STEM Potential in the Mississippi Delta.” 

The program is an adapted version of a robotics collaborative program co-developed by the lead investigator, Dr. Brenda R. Brand, associate professor in science education at Virginia Tech. Dr. Brand, a native of Shaw, Miss. has fought hard for several years to secure funding to expand this program to her Mississippi home. The Virginia model program has been highly successful and is now entering its 16th year.

Read the full story – MVSU Partners with Virginia Tech to Host FIRST Robotics Competition


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  1. This is awesome for MVSU and congrats to Dr. Brand for reaching back to his home and MVSU to be a part of the collaborative program. Go Delta Devils.

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