This free high school and middle school outreach program is presented to expose students to the profession of chemical engineering and engineering in general, and to give students the opportunity to interact with professional engineers. Students will come away from the program with an understanding of what engineers in general and chemical engineers in particular do, how they touch our lives, and how to pursue a career in engineering.
High school and middle school students who choose to participate will be exposed to...
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Our school outreach program is proudly sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Engineering and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Chicago Section and UIC Student chapter.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Further information will be available shortly.
School Outreach Program Sponsorship
Shape the minds of our future workforce by educating high school and middle school students on the various facets of science and engineering. This two-day event within the AIChE Midwest Regional Meeting will include speakers from numerous engineering disciplines, with a special keynote presentation from Dr. Al Sacco, former NASA astronaut and Dean of the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering at Texas Tech University. Students will be seated with practicing engineers during lunch to get a personal touch on what it’s like to be an engineer.
- HS Outreach Sponsorship $5,000 - Benefits at Platinum Level
- HS Outreach Sponsorship $1,500 - Benefits at Silver Level
Please contact one of the following administrators for any additional information.
Gerald "Gerry" Smith
Director of Minority Affairs
Minority Engineering Recruitment & Retention Programs
Fax: (312) 413-7577
Professor Ludwig C. Nitsche
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Fax: (312) 996-0808