New branch will be open at the Colony Public Library (called “Colony Branch”) in The Colony on November 18, 2017. ♦ Opening hours: Saturdays from 10 AM to 12 PM ♦ Address: 6800 Main Street, The Colony, TX 75056 ♦ To get FREE math tutoring at the Colony public library, please register online at our website (https://account.intellichoice.org/create) ♦ We need many volunteers. If […]
Engineering Professor Honored for Informal Education Work Dr. Gil Sik Lee, an electrical engineering professor in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, was chosen for an IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) Meritorious Achievement Award in Informal Education, which he will receive at the IEEE Meeting Series in Phoenix in November. Lee is the founder and CEO of IntelliChoice, a nonprofit tutoring program […]
Wesley Branch will be relocated at the North Oak Cliff (NOC) Public Library (called “NOC Branch”) in Dallas on September 16, 2017. ♦ The branch name will be changed to NOC Branch. ♦ Opening hours: Saturdays from 10 AM to 12 PM ♦ Address: 302 W 10th Street, TX, Dallas, TX 75208 ♦ For all students and volunteers, it is required to register at our […]
Welcome back to class for 2017-2018 academic year! We are going to start our class soon. The first day of class will be September 5th for Harrington Branch and September 9th for all other branches. For existing students and volunteers who had accounts, please RENEW your registration in your profile. For new members, please REGISTER online at the following location: https://account.intellichoice.org/create. […]
Please Get Up & Give to IntelliChoice, September 14, between 6:00am and midnight! From the North Texas Giving Day website: https://northtexasgivingday.org What is North Texas Giving Day? North Texas Giving Day is Communities Foundation of Texas’ annual 18-hour online giving extravaganza for North Texas nonprofits that is powered by creative nonprofits, social media activism, area wide collaboration, and of course you! […]
College prep summer camp opens to high school students in need who want to go to college and need to prepare for SAT tests. This course is available for 4 weeks. Here is the detailed schedule. ♦ Period: July 10 ~ August 4 ♦ Opening Hour: Monday ~ Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM (No class on Saturday and […]
Undergrad Helps Multiply the Success of Professor’s Tutoring Program When he was a senior at Skyline High School in Dallas, Reynaldo Ortiz struggled to grasp the increasingly complex mathematical concepts in his Calculus II class. His parents weren’t able to help. They had moved to the U.S. from Mexico before Ortiz was born, with only an elementary school background. But […]
2017 volunteer appreciation crawfish boil will be held on May 6, 2017. ♦ Volunteers are cordially invited to “2017 Crawfish Boil.” ♦ When : 6:00 PM, May 6th, Saturday ♦ Where : 2604 Round Table Blvd, Lewisville 75056
Our college volunteers (Bonhyun Ku and Taehyun Kim) got admissions to top graduate schools (UIUC and UT-Austin) for fall semester 2017. Bonhyun Ku and Taehyun Kim have been volunteering as managers at the VCC and MLK Branches since two years ago while they are undergraduate students at the University of Texas at Dallas. Bonhyun Ku was admitted into UIUC and […]
New branch will be open at the Melting Pot Community Center (called “MPCC Branch”) on March 25, 2017. ♦ Opening hours: Saturdays from 2 PM to 4 PM ♦ Address: 6050 Ridgecrest Rd., Dallas, TX 75231 ♦ It is required to register at our website. We will send you further information. ♦ Our branch will be served in the refugee […]
There will be no class during 2017 spring break. Here is a spring break schedule. ♦ Renner Branch: March 11 ♦ Harrington Branch: March 14 ♦ All other Branches: March 18
Our high school senior volunteers got admissions to top universities (Yale Univ. and Rice Univ.) for fall semester 2017. ♦ Max Bu (Plano West Senior High School) got admission into Yale University. He has been volunteering at the Ethiopian Branch since June 4, 2016. ♦ Kevin Choi (St. Mark’s School of Texas) got admission into Yale University. He has been […]
[앵커멘트] 미국 댈러스로 가보겠습니다. 동포 비영리 교육단체가 현지 저소득층 자녀들을 위한 장학금 수여식을 열었습니다. ‘인텔리 초이스’는 저소득층을 대상으로 무료로 수학을 가르치는 단체인데요. 지난 2013년부터 장학 사업을 함께 진행하고 있습니다. 올해는 역대 최대 규모로 학생 60명에게 우리 돈 3천6백여만 원을 전달했습니다. (Posted : 2017-01-01 02:52).
Carrollton Branch will be relocated at the Dallas Oneness Church from the Promised Land Family of Faith Church on Jan. 14, 2017 ♦ New address: 1224 N. Josey Lane, Carrollton, TX 75006
Preston Branch will be relocated at the Renner Frankford Public Library (called “Renner Branch”) in Dallas on Jan. 14, 2017. ♦ The branch name will be changed to the Renner Branch. ♦ Opening hours: Saturdays from 10 AM to 12 PM ♦ Address: 6400 Frankford Road, Dallas, TX 75044 ♦ For all students and volunteers, it is required to register at our website […]
We are announcing “2016-2017 academic year schedule”: ♦ Start on September 10, 2016 (except Harrington Library [Start date: Sept. 6]) ♦ Every Saturday from 10 AM to 12 PM ♦ No class on Thanksgiving week (Nov. 26, 2016) ♦ Winter break from December 19, 2016 to January 9, 2017 ♦ Class resumes on January 10, 2017 ♦ Last day of […]
First student organization of Intellichoice has been established at the University of Texas at Dallas during fall semester 2016. ♦ Grace Orton (Freshman, Mechanical Engineering) has been elected as the President of UTD chapter. ♦ For more information, visit the Student Organization website at utd.intellichoice.org and sign up to the email subscriber list.
2016 IntelliChoice Scholarship Banquet will be held on November 13, 2016. ♦ Location: Omni Hotel at Park West, 1590 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX 75234 ♦ Date: Sunday, November 13, 2016 ♦ Time: 6PM Dinner/Award ceremony ♦ Scholarship fund of $30,000 will be awarded to 60 students. ♦ Keynote Speaker: Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere
New branch will be open at Leupp Baptist Church (called “Leupp Branch”) in Leupp, AZ on September 25, 2016. ♦ Opening hours: Sundays from 10 AM to 12 PM ♦ Address: Leupp, AZ 86035 ♦ Our branch will be served in Navajo Native American Reservation area.
Please Get Up & Give to IntelliChoice, September 22, between 6:00am and midnight! From the North Texas Giving Day website: What is North Texas Giving Day? North Texas Giving Day is an online giving event for people across the nation (and the world!) to come together to raise as much money as possible for North Texas nonprofits on one day: […]
New branch will be open at the Wesley-Rankin Community Center (called “Wesley Branch”) in Dallas on September 17, 2016. ♦ Opening hours: Saturdays from 10 AM to 12 PM ♦ Address: 3100 Crossman Avenue, Dallas, TX ♦ We need many volunteers. If you are interested, please apply at our website: http://www.intellichoice.org/sign-up.
2016 IntelliChoice Scholarship (529 Fund) Award Ceremony will be held on August 20, 2016. ♦ Location: The Lakes at Castle Hills, 699 Lady of the Lake Blvd, Lewisville, TX ♦ Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016 ♦ Time: 6:30 pm Dinner/Award ceremony
New branch will be open at the St. Michael Ethiopian Orthdox Teahedo Church on June 4, 2016. ♦ Opening hours: Saturdays from 10 AM to 12 PM ♦ Address: 1106 N. Jupiter Rd., Garland, TX 75042 ♦ We need many volunteers for free math tutoring. If you are interested, please apply at our website: http://www.intellichoice.org/sign-up.
2016 volunteer appreciation crawfish boil will be held on May 7, 2016. ♦ Volunteers are cordially invited to “2016 Crawfish Boil.” ♦ When : 6:00 PM, May 7th, Saturday ♦ Where : 2604 Round Table Blvd, Lewisville 75056
Our college volunteers (Dongmin Pak and Jaejin Cho) got admissions to top graduate schools (Stanford Univ. and John Hopkins Univ.) for fall semester 2016. Dongmin Pak and Jaejin Cho have been volunteers at the Martin Luther King Jr. Public Library since two years ago while they are undergraduate students at the University of Texas at Dallas. Dongmin was admitted into […]
New branch will be open at the Preston Highlands Baptist Church (called “Preston Branch”) on February 27, 2016. ♦ Opening hours: Saturday from 10 AM to 12 PM ♦ Address: 17463 Davenport Road, Dallas, TX 75215
Gil Sik Lee took a wrong exit and stumbled upon his purpose. The college professor was on sabbatical in 1991 in Washington, D.C., when his path took him past several school-aged kids hanging out in the street during school hours. “I grew up in a poor neighborhood but felt fortunate to be told that school and education were the way out,” Lee […]
미국에서 가난한 유색인종 아동을 대상으로 방과 후 무료 수학교실을 운영하는 한인 교수 부부의 활동이 화제다. 이길식 텍사스대학(UTD) 전기공학과 교수(63)는 부인 이정순 UTD 수학과 교수(59)와 함께 1993년 루이지애나주에서 첫 무료 수학교실을 열고 이를 현재 6곳까지 확장했다. 다음달에는 애리조나주에 새 학교가 문을 연다. 수학교실은 학용품·교재를 제공할 뿐만 아니라 2년 전부터 장학금까지 주고 있다. 다음달에도 학생 50명에게 500달러씩 총 2만5000달러를 줄 계획이다. 이 […]
“가난한 흑인ㆍ베트남 학생 의사로 키우고 싶어요” [앵커] 미국에서 저소득층 흑인과 아시안계 가정 학생을 위해 무료로 수학을 가르치는 한국인 교수가 있습니다. 22년 간 수학 교실을 이끌면서 2년 전부터는 장학금도 주는 이길식 댈러스 텍사스 대학 교수가 그 주인공입니다. 연합뉴스 장현구 특파원이 이 교수를 만나봤습니다. [기자] 학교가 쉬는 토요일인데도 학생들이 많이 모여 있습니다. 이길식 댈러스 텍사스대 전기공학과 교수가 만든 무료 수학교실에서 공부하려는 학생들입니다. 학생 대부분은 가난한 흑인 가정과 베트남계 […]
UT Dallas professors Drs. Ray Baughman and Gil Lee were recently honored for their respective contributions to innovation and the community at the 15th Anniversary Tech Titans Awards Gala. Baughman, the Robert A. Welch Distinguished Chair in Chemistry and director of the Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute, received the Tech Titans Technology Inventors Award, which recognizes pioneering accomplishments and breakthrough […]
In 1991, Gil Lee saw several teens loitering on a Washington, D.C., street during school hours. That sight evoked memories of his childhood. “I grew up in a poor neighborhood. The kids I saw on that street reminded me of my struggles,” Lee said. Lee, a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas, reflected on how education […]
2015 IntelliChoice Scholarship Banquet will be held on November 15, 2015. ♦ Location: Omni Hotel at Park West, 1590 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX 75234 ♦ Date: Sunday, November 15, 2015 ♦ Time: 6PM Dinner/Award ceremony ♦ Scholarship fund of $25,000 will be awarded to 50 students.
Carrollton Branch will be relocated at Promised Land Family of Faith Church from First Baptist Church. ♦ New address: 1212 N. Josey Lane, Suite 248, Carrollton, TX 75006
New Branch will be open at the Lewisville Public Library (called “Lewisville Branch”) on September 5, 2015. ♦ Opening hours: Saturday from 2 PM to 4 PM ♦ Address: 1197 W. Main Street, Lewisville, TX 75067
The Korean Consular Office in Dallas provided 150 lunch boxes to students who were studying on December 20, 2014
Our college volunteer, Alex Chung will go to Stanford University for his graduate study. ♦ Alex Chung has been volunteering as a manager at the VCC Branch while he is a undergraduate student at the University of Texas at Dallas. Congratulation!
[앵커멘트] 미국 텍사스에서 한국인 부부가 가정 형편이 어려운 아이들을 위해, 무료 공부방을 운영하고 있어 화제입니다. 과외나 학원은 엄두도 내지 못하는 저소득층 아이들에게 무료 공부방은 배움터이자 놀이터가 되고 있습니다. 김길수 리포터가 전해 드립니다. [리포트] 초등학교 2학년 어린이들이 덧셈과 뺄셈 공부를 하고 있습니다. 어려운 문제는 선생님이 일대일 지도를 해주기 때문에 학습효과도 뛰어납니다. 이곳은 집안 형편이 어려운 아이들의 방과 후 학습을 위해 운영되는 무료 공부방입니다. 공부방을 운영하는 사람은 […]
“I would not be where I am if not for this class, to tell you the truth,” Deon Know, Mckinley High sophomore From algebra to physics, a University instructor and volunteers from an engineering organization are tutoring local high school students and receiving positive results. The Math School of Baton Rougue is a non-profit organization founded by Gil Sik Lee and […]