Date: Nov. 21, 2007
Contact: Carol Connelly, Director,
Media & Communication Services, ext. 5267, firstname.lastname@example.org
PNC Women in Engineering and Technology Program
WESTVILLE – Purdue University North Central Women in Engineering and Technology will meet Thursday, Nov. 29 from noon to 1 p.m. in Technology Building Room 113 with the program, “The Best Kept Secret to Changing the World.” The event is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be provided.
The program will feature a video of interviews featuring women engineers from companies across the United States. The featured engineers deliver facts about the profession and its opportunities, presenting engineering in a new and fascinating light, showing how a professional engineer can have an interesting, fulfilling and challenging career. It is narrated by award-winning author Celeste Baines.
The Women in Engineering and Technology program was started on the Purdue North Central campus during the 2002 Spring Semester. The program is designed to enrich the professions of engineering and technology through the full participation of women from all backgrounds. The program’s main objective is the retention of female students in engineering and technology programs, offering a variety of activities and vehicles in which students can feel supported and encouraged.
For more information, contact Martha Garcia-Saenz at 800-872-1231, ext. 5522, or at email@example.com.