MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Organizers planning the second Hack-MT computer event at MTSU are seeking additional groups of tech-savvy college and university entrants for the Feb. 3-5 event as the Jan. 27 deadline approaches.
So far, Belmont, Fisk, Regent and Union universities have joined MTSU in registering for the 36-hour event that brings software developers, visual designers, programmers and computer science students to the university Science Building.
To register, visit hackmt.eventbrite.com.
In the inaugural Hack-MT last year, 270 people registered and more than 200 participated during the weekend. In all, 16 products were developed by teams. Two of those were funded by MTSU College of Basic and Applied Sciences Dean Bud Fischer and the teams completed them.
MTSU’s Department of Computer Science is holding the event in collaboration with Hack Tennessee and the TN STEM Innovation Network.
First Tennessee Bank is this year’s presenting sponsor. Other sponsors include LeanKit, Decision Source Inc., Servpro Industries Inc., Bondware, Caterpillar Financial and Ingram Book Company.
For more information, call Chrisila Pettey at 615-898-2397. Pettey is chair of the computer science department.