Colorado State University Invites Colorado’s High School Students and Communities to Learn About Engineering

Front Range high school students, parents and community members can explore engineering majors and careers at Colorado State University’s Engineering Careers Day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Lory Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Participants will view lab demonstrations including displays of robotics and electronics, discuss engineering majors and careers with faculty and learn about undergraduate study and life at Colorado State.

Colorado State engineering professors will describe the university’s bioresource and agricultural, chemical, civil, electrical and computer, environmental, engineering science and mechanical engineering programs.

Afternoon panel discussions will provide participants the opportunity to talk with current engineering students. In addition, a session focusing on women and minority students in engineering will be offered. Scholarships, advising and the university’s financial aid program also will be discussed.

Registration for Engineering Careers Day can be done either over the telephone in advance or in person from 9-9:30 a.m. the day of the event in the student center’s North Ballroom. An optional lunch is available for $10; those planning to purchase the meal should register before Feb. 11.

To register or for more information, call Chriselda Engel in the College of Engineering at (970) 491-1058 or Laura Rowe at (970) 491-6220.