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Citadel News Service
28 Jan 2010

The Citadel celebrates Engineering Week

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

Friday, Feb. 12  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. 13  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. 16  Charleston Engineers Joint Council (CEJC) National Engineer Week Banquet
5:30–9 p.m., Holliday Alumni Center, The Citadel, 69 Hagood Avenue
The highlight of the week is the National Engineers Week Banquet.  The speaker, Dennis Knight of Liollio Architecture Inc., will discuss the city of Charleston climate protection and sustainability plan, which should be adopted by the city council the year end, and the Habitat for Humanity Near Zero Habit Home. The CEJC Engineer of the Year will be presented at this banquet.  Ticket prices for the banquet are $15 for students and $25 for adults before February 7.  Adult tickets purchased later will have an additional $5 fee.   If you would like to know more about the CEJC and National Engineers Week, contact Allen Parker at (843) 277-0516. 


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