–DFW Engineers Mentor Middle Schoolers at a High Energy Event Celebrating National Engineers Week–
DALLAS Dallas Visioneering Saturday, February 26
Visioneering 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. SMU Dallas, TX
Academia and industry partner to present engineering as a fun, exciting, and challenging career opportunity to students who will need a strong background in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) coursework to major in and succeed in engineering.
Approximately 1,000 students from DFW-area middle schools and their teachers will move from the opening rally to classrooms for team competitions led by mentoring engineers representing Texas Instruments, Fluor, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, and The Pettinger Foundation.
Tammy L. Richards years
About the SMU Lyle School of Engineering
The SMU Lyle School of Engineering is committed to developing the new American engineer, one prepared to excel and lead in creating new economic opportunities while meeting the most difficult challenges facing society. The Lyle School maintains a steadfast focus on using engineering to address important issues both at home and around the world.
Founded in 1925, the Lyle School is one of the oldest engineering schools in the Southwest. The school offers eight undergraduate and 29 graduate programs, including both masters and doctorate levels.
About SMU Lyle’s Visioneering
Visioneering combines a technology expo and a design contest to present engineering as a fun, exciting, and challenging career opportunity to middle school students. The event is co-sponsored by the SMU Lyle School of Engineering, Texas Instruments, Fluor, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, and The Pettinger Foundation. This is the 11th Visioneering event sponsored by the SMU Lyle School of Engineering. For information on Visioneering 2011, visit http://www.smu.edu/Lyle/CaruthInstitute/K-12Programs/Visioneering.aspx .
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