Students entering 7th- through 9th-grade invited to learn about engineering

June 18, 2015  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Women in Engineering Program will offer seventh- through ninth-grade students a daylong engineering event on July 11.

"Engineering FYI:  For Your Imagination" is geared toward young women interested in engineering and science.

The program, which runs from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., will offer hands-on activities where students' imagination, teamwork, and leadership can be applied.

Each student will be chaperoned and connected with a College of Engineering student who will serve as a mentor. Lunch will be provided to participating students.

Parents may attend an informational session.

Online registration is required and spaces are limited. Registration is available under News and Events at:

For more information, visit

Contact: Dawn Mikels, 765-494-3889, 

Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-4600

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