Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: High School Students, Community Invited to Colorado State University to Learn about Engineering Careers Saturday, Oct. 2


High school students, their parents and community members can learn about engineering majors and careers at Colorado State University’s Engineering Exploration Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 2. The informative event, which is free and open to the public, will be in the Engineering Building and Lory Student Center on CSU’s Fort Collins campus, with the opening session taking place in the Lory Student Center Main Ballroom.


Several hundred students and their parents are expected for their event. 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 about undergraduate life at Colorado State University. Engineering professors will describe the university’s Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biological, Civil and Environmental, Electrical and Computer, Engineering Science, and Mechanical Engineering programs.

Scholarships, advising, housing and dining and the university’s financial aid program will also be discussed. Tours of the CSU campus and the Academic Village (living and learning community) are offered.