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Citadel News Service
22 Jan 2008

Celebrating EWeek at The Citadel

In celebration of National Engineers’ Week, The Citadel and the Charleston Engineers Joint Council will sponsor several events:

Friday, Feb. 15:  MathCounts
9 a.m.-noon, Buyer Auditorium, Mark Clark Hall, The Citadel campus

The Citadel will host a local MathCounts competition for Lowcountry students. MathCounts is a national program that promotes mathematical excellence in middle school students.

Sat., Feb. 16:  Citadel Annual Engineering Fair for Lowcountry Students
8 a.m.–noon, Buyer Auditorium, Mark Clark Hall, The Citadel campus

The fair is held annually to expose Lowcountry middle and high school students to fundamental math and science principles vital to understanding engineering issues and methods.

Model Bridge Competition, 8–11:30 a.m.
Bridge Testing, 10-11:30 a.m.
Robotics Competition, 8 a.m. –noon
Competition, 9-11:30 a.m.
Compilation of Results, 11:30 a.m.-noon
Electrical Engineering students’ senior projects, 9 a.m.-noon
Awards ceremony, noon

Tues., Feb. 19:  Charleston Engineers Joint Council National Engineer Week Banquet
5:30–9 p.m., Holliday Alumni Center, The Citadel, 69 Hagood Avenue

Dr. Stephen Jarrett, Chief Technology Officer for Intelligence and information, SPAWAR, will speak on Engineering Innovation. The Charleston Engineer of the Year Award will also be presented. Tickets are $25 per person and $15 for students. For information or ticket sales, contact Beth Cohen at 843-820-6924.

Friday, Feb. 22: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Open House
9-11 a.m., Altman Athletic Center, Johnson Hagood Stadium

This annual educational event is open to all students as an opportunity to experience and learn more about the engineering and technology fields. The open house will feature interactive displays from the Corps of Engineers, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Charleston (SPAWAR), University of South Carolina, The Citadel and others. The event is free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Heather Friesen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 843.329.8174.

For more information on Engineering Week, go to www.citadel.edu/ece/eweek

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