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Engineers Day: West Tennessee Initiative

Tickle College of Engineering (TCE) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT) is hosting Engineers Day: West Tennessee (WT) on October 24-25, 2018, in Knoxville.

WT is a two-day overnight program for current high school juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing engineering at UT. Underrepresented groups (African American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, women, low income and first-generation college students) are strongly encouraged to participate.

Participants will explore to learn about the various aspects of engineering through discussion, project demonstrations, and exhibits prepared by UT engineering departments/student societies. Participants will receive an overview of the TCE, information on admissions, support services, and see examples of how an engineer’s work impacts daily life.  Students must have a minimum GPA: 3.25, taken ACT/SAT prior, and work with teacher/chaperone to submit the appropriate form with engineering interests based on classifications below:

Engineers Day: WT will be held in Knoxville, TN on October 24-25, 2018. Each school selected to participate in Engineers Day: WT will receive complimentary transportation, lodging, and meals (Wednesday dinner, Thursday breakfast, and Thursday lunch) up to 12 students and 2 counselors/teachers. Schools must be located in West Tennessee to be eligible to apply. School who are interested should have a counselor/teacher submit their application by no later than Friday, September 21, 2018. Notifications will be sent via email by no later than Friday, September 28, 2018.

To sign-up for the upcoming event, please visit our website at Registration must be completed by no later than Friday, September 21, 2018.  Notifications will be sent to schools by Friday, September 28, 2018.

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