February 22, 2016
WHAT: The Whitacre College of Engineering at Texas Tech University will host several events in conjunction with National Engineers Week.
WHEN: Feb. 21-27
WHERE: Various locations within the Whitacre College of Engineering
EVENT: National Engineers Week promotes understanding of and interest in engineering and technology in order to ensure a diverse and well-educated workforce for the future. It is sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers.
In conjunction with National Engineers Week, the Whitacre College of Engineering will host the Engineers Week Olympics where students will compete in several events designed to promote and highlight engineering at Texas Tech.
Students will form teams of 8-10 members and participate in a variety of events throughout the week, accumulating points along the way. Prizes will be awarded to the winners at the Rock the Key closing ceremony on Friday, where students will enjoy free food.
In addition, several lectures will be delivered throughout the week.
The events included in the Olympics competition include:
CONTACT: Jamie Perez, associate director, Student Organizational Community, Whitacre College of Engineering, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-3451 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering has educated engineers to meet the technological needs of Texas, the nation and the world since 1925.
Approximately 4,300 undergraduate and 725 graduate students pursue bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees offered through eight academic departments: civil and environmental, chemical, computer science, electrical and computer, engineering technology, industrial, mechanical and petroleum.Twitter