Women in Engineering Program invites high school seniors to campus

September 3, 2013  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Registration is open for a free, one-day program Oct. 14 for high school seniors interested in engineering at Purdue University.

"Seniors Exploring Engineering at Purdue" is sponsored by the Women in Engineering Program and is targeted specifically toward young women with an engineering focus. Seniors, their parents and teachers are invited.

Participants will meet professors, current engineering students and practicing women engineers. They will hear from representatives from the first-year engineering program, financial aid and admissions.

Students will be able to choose two engineering disciplines to explore more deeply. They may also choose an informative session from among the areas of professional practice experiences, global engineering, Engineering Projects in Community Service and honors engineering.

The day on campus will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST. Lunch will be provided in the Purdue Memorial Union ballrooms with a presentation by a Purdue alumna.

Those arriving on Oct. 13 are invited to attend a reception in the Armstrong Hall of Engineering.

More information and online registration are available at http://www.purdue.edu/WIEP

Registration deadline is Oct. 6.

For questions about "SEE Purdue," contact Dawn Mikels at the Women in Engineering Program office, 765-494-3889 or djmikels@purdue.edu

Writer: Judith Barra Austin, 765-494-2432, jbaustin@purdue.edu

Source: Dawn Mikels, 765-494-3889, djmikels@purdue.edu

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