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    • Welcome to our CST 133 Cake Community! Throughout this semester we will be using the CST 133 Cake Panel as a forum to share ideas and information. We will start things off by introducing ourselves and I will go first :)

      I am Nicole Ryan, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Delta College. I began teaching at Delta in 2011. I have taught CST 133 every semester since and it is one of my favorite classes! I also teach several web development courses, Intro to Programming and Electronic Media Communication. Outside of my life at Delta, I spend a lot of time skating, biking, walking or doing anything outdoors (weather permitting, this is Michigan.. ).

      I have 4 children and 3 grand children that are the light of my life. During the Spring and Summer I often travel with family to Grand Marais in the Upper Peninsula. Grand Marais is my favorite place in the world. The photo below is from my trip to Austin for the 2019 SXSWedu Conference with my son, Max. In the photo, Max and I were out exploring Austin via Lyft Scooters (which are surprisingly addictive).

      Nicole

    • My name is Alishia Salazar I graduated from Arthur Hill high school and Saginaw Career Complex for culinary arts in 2014, I am working on receiving my accoicates in business management. I plan on opening up my own bakery as I am trying to get my name out there in the mean time my name is Alishia Edible Artistries on Facebook if anyone wants to look at my work, at the moment I work with children who have autism and I have two boys of my own 3 and 4 years old. This is my first time taking a online class so I am excited for what this year brings and to be taking this class. 😊

    • Hi my name is Anthony Sanders I graduated from Saginaw High School.I attended delta community college I am a basketball player i currently play for delta college. I am going to school for PTA Physical therapist assistant. I am looking forward to taking this class!

    • My name is Taryn Wessels, I’m just starting out in Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice route. I already have a BBA from Northwood University in Advertising and Marketing but I’m excited to go into another career path. I currently work full time with Mars Wrigley as a Territory Sales Manager, so I spend a lot of time working from my car all around the greater mid Michigan area. When I’m not working, I’m usually with my friends and family or in my kayak somewhere.

    • Hi my name is Madelyn Linton. I am a dual enrollment student at John Glenn High School and I am in 11th grade. I will be graduating in 2020 and then I am planning on getting my bachelor degree in business management. This is my second class at Delta and my first online class. I currently work at Domino's and starting another job in June. I love animals! I have 4 cats, 1 dog and 2 hamsters. I also love to be outside swimming, gardening or playing with my dog. I am so excited to start the class!

      Here's a picture of my cat and I. :)

    • I had purchased a raspberry pi kit and it did not come with a quick start guide or a GPIO header quick reference. I contacted the school to ask if I would be pentalize they said I wouldn’t but to letter teacher know. Thank You

    • Hi all! My name is Zach Wood, I’m 21 and am in my 3rd and final year at Delta. I’m pursuing a major in Marketing with a minor in Management through Northwood. Outside of school and work, I try to stay active and fit. I can found outdoors anytime the sun is out. I also enjoy reading and video games as well.

    • my name is Jackson Craig. i like the outdoors i do alot of hunting and fishing. i just recently decided to pursue the trades route instead of business. this is my first online class and i'm looking forward to it.

    • My name is Jose Flores, after a few career paths I am now pursuing my degree in Business Management, like most in Michigan I enjoy time outside during the summer. This is my first online class so I’m looking forward to it. Also I have a dog Lulu

    • Hi, my name is Erica. I live in Midland, and I am a returning student. My ultimate goal is to obtain a bachelor's degree in accounting through Delta's 3-in-1 program with Northwood. I have a very supportive husband, four beautiful children, and a dog that I couldn't live without. I currently work full time as Teacher's Assistant. My hobbies include cardio dance, hiking, reading, and watching my children play sports.

    • I live in Saginaw. I have two daughters my oldest Tori graduates from HS this year and my youngest Betty is 2. I am on my way to earning my Associates in Accounting. I took a year off and it turned into 7...yikes! It's never too late to go back and finish school. I have 2 crazy dogs(Hades & Hera) and a cat(Turtle) that I adore! I don't like to admit it but I have a fiance (Robert Peavey) that loves and supports me. I'm excited to see what this class has in store to learn:) We also LOVE to watch Games of Thrones!

    • Hi everyone! My name is Danielle, I’m currently enrolled in the Sonography program and the Cosmetology Business management program. I enjoy spending time with my husband and son. We like anything outdoors, particularly camping in the U.P. I look forward to connecting with everyone and learning this semester!

    • My name is Katie Doyle, I am pursuing my Associates in Construction Management. I am interested in all things DIY, I always have a project going weather it's sewing costumes or putting a roof on my house. Lately, I have been spending my spare time converting an old condemned house into a workshop that I plan on using to learn woodworking, but my current project is wiring the place. I plan on pursuing residential construction, likely something along the lines of renovation or flipping houses. I have a wonderfully supportive husband Jordan, and a beautiful little boy Lucas who will be 2 in June. As a general rule, I am not a fan of technology, we just aren't friends but I need this class to graduate, so we'll just have to stay positive.

    • Hello, My name is Doug, I'm married and have 4 children, 1 dog, and 2 cats. I graduated from Carrollton High School in 2001. This is my second and last year at Delta for now. I was a fire fighter and EMT and I have been in emergency communications for the past 14 years. I now work full time for a local funeral home and I am pursuing a career in Mortuary Science and begin mortuary school in the fall. My family just bought a camper and we are looking forward to many camping trips this summer.

    • Hi everyone I'm Haley! I'm currently a 3rd year majoring in supply chain management at SVSU. I recently decided to pick up computer information systems as a minor, and it has brought me here. I love traveling during the summer, but one of my favorite things is going to Tigers games (even when they are bad). I also have a dog, Athena, who I adore. CST133 is my first online class, so I am excited to see what I learn!

    • Raspberry Pi Project Ideas

      DIY Amazon Echo

      Description: This device will be useful to have around the house. It can do many things like play music, take reminders and even tell the weather. By the end of this project, I will have an Amazon Echo that responds to my voice commands. This project is my first choice.

      Items needed: Raspberry Pi, micro USB power cable, micro SD card, USB microphone, a speaker and a keyboard and mouse for setting up.

      Links:

      -https://lifehacker.com/how-to-build-your-own-amazon-echo-with-a-raspberry-pi-1787726931?_gl=1*yxocb*_ga*YW1wLU1ESjhYd21CbVJZa0F2MFlxVXBJQU5OMVJnMDVLZ3NwNE1yU2NMdGhPRGV5TWVWQUQycjlqMzRPdGhxbzlkSVM.

      - https://circuitdigest.com/microcontroller-projects/raspberry-pi-amazon-echo

      Pi Music Box

      Description: With this device, you will be able to control music from your couch using a phone, tablet, or laptop. This is a cheap, music player that you get to create yourself. And the music won’t stop if you switch apps. It also won’t drain the battery on your phone. This project is my second choice.

      Items needed: Raspberry Pi,Speaker, SD-Card, Computer, Spotify premium

      Links:

      - https://www.pimusicbox.com/

      - https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-music-projects/

      Madelyn Linton

    • Hello everyone, my name is Austin Hammond and I am pursuing a degree in Business Management through Delta's 3 and 1 program with Northwood, but I orginally started this year pursuing an Applied Engineering Sciences degree. I currently work as a Co-op at Hemlock Semiconductor as a Mechanical Integrity Engineer. I graduated from St. Charles High school and I enjoy playing sports, going up north, and hanging out with friends. This was a picture from last year when I won the District Championship in the Tri Valley West Conference.

    • Hi Taryn, welcome to CST 133. I look forward to working with you this semester. Hopefully we'll have lots of great kayaking weather this Summer!