Chase Conducts Robotics Program in Three Chicago Schools
Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Graders Design Software, Build Robots and Run an
CHICAGO -- March 4, 2013
Continuing its efforts to support technology education, JPMorgan Chase
(NYSE:JPM) is hosting a day of service at three Chicago schools where company
professionals will help introduce middle school students to the power of
technology and the opportunities it can bring.
Using robotics, the JPMorgan Chase volunteer will introduce fourth, fifth and
sixth grade students to software algorithm design and robot programming,
teaching core technology skills. Using Lego Mindstorms Robots, JPMorgan Chase
employees will teach students the basic mechanics of software, how to design
robotic software, and coach the students and their robots through an advanced
“JPMorgan Chase is proud to participate in educational events like the Youth
Day of Service,” said JPMorgan Chase Chief Information Officer Guy Chiarello.
“Students learn better when they enjoy the lesson, and what better combination
than teaching these core technology skills while allowing students the fun and
creative outlet of building robots? It’s a win-win for everyone.”
Tuesday, March 5 from 1-3PM
Cooper Elementary Dual Language Academy
1645 W. 18th Place
Chicago, IL 60608
Wednesday, March 6 from 12-3PM
Moos Elementary School
1711 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647
Thursday, March 7 from 12:30-3:30PM
Spencer Technology Academy
214 N. Lavergne Ave.
Chicago, IL 60644
In addition to Chicago, JPMorgan Chase will host more than ten Days of Service
in the following cities throughout 2013: Columbus, Oh; Tampa, FL; Houston and
Dallas, Tex.; Wilmington, Delaware; Jersey City, New Jersey; New York, NY;
Phoenix, Ariz.; Bournemouth, UK; Beijing, China; Mumbai, India; São Paulo,
About JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm
with assets of $2.3 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in
investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses,
commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and
private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan
Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the
world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under
its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is
available at www.jpmorganchase.com.
Christine Holevas, 312/732-6206 (o); 773/576-7577 (m)
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