Rock Valley College

Collaborate & Code at Barnes & Noble with Rock Valley College

Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017

Media Contact: RVC Public Relations, 815-921-4510

Event Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017

Rock Valley College CIS (Computers & Information Systems) is partnering up with Barnes & Noble CherryVale Mall for a Collaborate & Code event to celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, science projects and the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset.

Join the fun on Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Barnes & Noble in CherryVale Mall, 7200 Harrison Ave, Rockford, IL 61112.

If you’re a tech enthusiast, crafter, educator, tinkerer, hobbyist, engineer, science club member, author, artist, student, entrepreneur, or maker of any kind—join the Barnes & Noble Collaborate & Code event! Learn from each other, hear from the experts, and work on projects. 

Chuck Konkol, Rock Valley College CIS (Computers & Information Systems) Faculty, will lead sessions in coding with robots, the minute of code, and telepresence with "DESTIR the Robot"! Featuring: LittleBits, Lego, Magformers, Ozobots, DESTIR, KUBI, and more!

Event is free and open to the public.

For more information on Collaborate & Code 2017 please contact Chuck Konkol at (815) 921-3164 or


Release date: 3/10/17