For Immediate Release
Tuesday, January 11, 2005
Colorado State University Invites High School Students and Community to Learn About Majors, Careers in Engineering
FORT COLLINS - Colorado high school students, their parents and community members can learn about engineering majors and careers at Colorado State University's Engineering Exploration Day (formerly Engineering Careers Day) from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 12. The informative event, free and open to the public, will be held in the Lory Student Center on Colorado State's campus, with the opening session taking place in the Engineering Building Auditorium.
Engineering Exploration Day participants view laboratory demonstrations including robotics and electronics, discuss engineering majors and careers with faculty and students, and learn about undergraduate life at Colorado State. Colorado State engineering professors will describe the university's chemical, civil, electrical and computer, environmental, engineering science and mechanical engineering programs.
Current engineering students will share their experiences and answer participants' questions in the afternoon. In addition, a session geared primarily for women and minority students in engineering will be offered. Scholarships, advising and the university's financial aid program also will be discussed.
Additional details are available for students through their high school career counselors.
For more information, directions or to register for Engineering Exploration Day, contact the College of Engineering at (970) 491-6220 or go on the Web at
http://www.engr.colostate.edu/adu/engrexplorationday.shtml. Registration can be completed over the phone or online in advance the day of the event.
To register online, go on the Web to