High School Students, Community Invited to Colorado State University Feb. 13 to Learn About Engineering Majors, Careers

High school students, their parents and community members can learn about engineering majors and careers at Colorado State University’s Engineering Exploration Day on Saturday, Feb. 13.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Engineering Building and Lory Student Center on the university’s Fort Collins campus, with the opening session taking place in the Lory Student Center Main Ballroom.

To register, go to http://www.engr.colostate.edu/students/future-students/undergraduate/exploration-day.html or contact eeday@engr.colostate.edu. Registration for the event closes Monday, Feb. 8.

Engineering Exploration Day participants view numerous demonstrations from all engineering programs, including robotics and electronics displays. Participants will also learn about engineering majors and careers and undergraduate life at Colorado State University. Engineering professors will describe the university’s Chemical and Biological, Civil and Environmental, Electrical and Computer, Engineering Science and Mechanical Engineering programs.

Engineering students will share their experiences and be available to talk with high school students in the afternoon. Scholarships, advising and the university’s financial aid program will also be discussed.

Tours of the campus, the Academic Village (a living and learning community), the Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory, and the Engineering Research Center are planned.