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Geneva hosts “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day”

best-colleges-ENGINEERING_PROGRAMS_150.PNGIntroduce a Girl to Engineering Day” is part of a national movement which aims to empower young women to pursue careers in the field of engineering. On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, Geneva College is joining this effort by hosting girls in grades 4 to 12 for dinner and various age-appropriate engineering activities and competitions. A concurrent information session for parents will also be provided.

This event is designed to “show girls how creative and collaborative engineering is and how engineers are changing our world.”

Activities will be conducted by female engineering students from Geneva who are members of Geneva’s chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). For more than six decades, SWE has “focused on issues of interest to women specializing in engineering and technical careers.”

Click here to register. The cost per person is $5, which includes the meal and activities.  If a student wishes to purchase a t-shirt, there is an additional cost of $10 per t-shirt.

Check-In for the event begins at 5:15 p.m. in the Benedum Room of Alexander Hall. The event will conclude at 8 p.m.

5:15 p.m. Check-In & Dinner
Benedum Room, Alexander Hall
5:45 p.m. Welcome & Introduction
6 p.m. Hot Ice Experiment
6:15 p.m. Student Activities
Science and Engineering building & Rapp Technical Design Center
Elementary, Grades 4 & 5
Activity: Build a Sail Boat & Banana Operation
Middle School, Grades 6, 7 & 8
Activity: Silver Streak & The Power of Graphene
High School: Grades 9–12
Activity: Making Ice Cream & Tallest and Strongest Tower Competition
6:15 p.m. Parent Session
Benedum Room, Alexander Hall
7:30 p.m.

Students & Parents
Cookies & Certificates
Benedum Room, Alexander Hall

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Geneva College invites students to accept the challenge of an academically excellent, Christ-centered and affordable education. Offering nearly 40 undergraduate majors, Adult Degree Programs with fully online and campus-based options, and seven graduate degrees, programs are recognized for their high quality. U.S. News & World Report ranks Geneva as a Top 10 Best Value in the North Region with one of the Top 100 engineering programs in the nation. Adhering to the inerrancy of Scripture, a Geneva education is grounded in God’s word as well as in a core curriculum designed to prepare students vocationally to think, write and communicate well in today’s world.


 

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