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February 11, 2009

Media Contact: Beverley Golden
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The University of Texas at Tyler
903.566.7303 or 903.330.0495 (cell)

NEWS TIP: UT Tyler Observes Engineers Week with Banquet

The University of Texas at Tyler College of Engineering and Computer Science will hold an open house and banquet in observance of Engineers Week, Dr. James Nelson, dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, announced.

The Engineering and Professional Societies of East Texas are jointly sponsoring the banquet on Thursday, Feb. 19 in the UT Tyler Ratliff Engineering and Science Complex. UT Tyler expects more than 200 participants from local high schools and universities.

The schedule will be:

4 – 6 p.m.
Open house at UT Tyler Ratliff Engineering and Science Complex – Features representatives of civil, electrical and mechanical engineering, computer science, mathematics, chemistry and physics. Technical societies will exhibit displays. Students will present posters of senior design projects. (open to the community)

5 – 6 p.m.
Engineering Ethics Seminar in Ratliff Building South, room 1031– Hosted by the UT Tyler Department of Mechanical Engineering. Continuing education credits available.

5:30 p.m.
On-site registration in University Center Ballroom – Cost is $15 for engineers and guests, free for first five students per school. Additional students and teachers may attend for $5 each.

6:15 – 7 p.m.
Dinner in University Center Extension Ballroom.

7 – 7:45 p.m.
Program – “I Didn’t Know Engineers Did That!”
Includes skits and talent presentations by students, faculty and staff; and award presentations to some engineering professionals.

EWeek Banquets are nationwide events held annually to celebrate engineering.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. Nearly 90 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

 

 
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