Engineering Week activities set for Feb. 17-21

The College of Science, Engineering and Technology will host Engineering Week, Feb. 17-21, and the activities are open to faculty, staff, students and the community.

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The week will feature panel discussions, a tour of the CSET departments, a tea with President Carolyn W. Meyers and a canoe competition demonstration.

“Engineering Week is an opportunity for our students to network with professionals and for us to showcase the program and our students’ achievement,” said CSET Dean Dr. Richard Aló.

The Society of Women Engineers panel on Thursday will feature Lakevion Trotter of Ergon Refining, Inc. in Vicksburg; Antoinette Silas of Engineers Research and Development Center in Vicksburg; LaQuisha Braboy of IMS Engineers, Inc. in Jackson; a representative from Terracon, Inc. in Baton Rouge, La., and Ebonye-Rosa Allen of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality.

Here’s the schedule:

Monday, Feb. 17

3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Lobby, Engineering Building


Tuesday, Feb. 17

Student Chapter Panel
“Internships and Experiences”
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Auditorium (Room 100), Engineering Building


Wednesday, Feb. 19

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Open House and Lab Tours
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
ECE Department, Engineering Building

Engineering Panel
Panelists: David Williams, PE, Waggoner Engineering, Inc.; Rob Shepard, PE, the Energy Group; Hakan Sahin, ABB
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Auditorium (Room 100), Engineering Building

Networking with Engineers
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Student Lounge, Engineering Building


Thursday, Feb. 20

Society of Women Engineers Tea With the President
(SWE Members/Faculty)
Faculty Lounge, Engineering Building
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Society of Women Engineers
Engineer’s Panel
Auditorium (Room 100), Engineering Building
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Friday, Feb. 21

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Canoe Competition Demonstration
Engineering Building Lobby




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