This is a neat opportunity for young women interested in becoming problem solvers and creative thinkers to spend time experiencing the ever-changing and exciting field of engineering. Activities are focused on displaying how engineers turn dreams into reality. TTU engineering professors as well as professional engineers will lead hands-on activities in a relaxed atmosphere. College students will serve as chaperones.
EaF One Day Workshop
For young ladies in 5th and 6th grades, Engineering a Future is a one day workshop at the end of Engineering Week, in February. A $12 fee covers all activities, lunch, and a commemorative T-shirt.
- Register via computer with the option to pay by credit card, check or invoice. Visit the STEM Center website, www.tntech.edu/STEM and follow the link to Engineering a Future. The information is available mid-November through early January.
- Have no computer? Contact Christina Hatley, TTU Oakley STEM Center, 931-372-6598.
Space is limited to 160 girls. Registrations are accepted on a first-come/first-served basis. There is no on-site registration. Participants are randomly grouped prior to the event.
EaF Summer Camp
For young ladies currently in 7th and 8th grades, Engineering a Future Summer Edition is a four-day residential Camp in June or July. A $50 fee covers room and board, all activities, and a commemorative T-shirt.
Previous EaF participants will receive registration information via email. If you have not participated before, contact Corinne Darvennes at firstname.lastname@example.org in early April to receive registration information.
Attendance is limited to 30 participants.
SPONSORS: Tennessee Space Grant Consortium, Tennessee Tech University, Cummins Filtration, Society of Women Engineers (SWE)