Team # 646 -- Young Engineers and Scientists Recruitment Program at Penn State Berks
College of Engineering

December 2003

Objective

Objective: Provide a week long exploration into engineering, technology, & applied science
Learn about the various engineering disciplines, civil, chemical, electrical/computer, & mechanical & nuclear through hands on activities and projects
Learn and also share their interest and ideas about specialty areas within engineering & science
Emphasize the role of engineers as inventors and developers of new products & processes for the benefit of society
Learn how best to prepare in high school to major in engineering in college

Team Membership

  • Susan Phillips Speece, Sponsor
  • John Vincenti, Project Director
  • Guy Anderson, Member
  • Sean Brennan, Member
  • John Cameron, Member
  • Paul Heinemann, Member
  • Haftay Jailu, Member
  • Christine Masters, Member
  • Terry Speicher, Member

Results Achieved to Date

  • ExpectedResults: YES! Young Engineers & Scientists Week-long Day Camp proven to be a successful mobile outreach program to excite talented and interested youth in engineering. Participants rated the program out of a possible (5.0) as follows: All hands-on activities (4.5); Engineering Information (4.7); and Overall impression (4.2). Comments included: "Guests (PSU faculty) inspiring." "It was fun." "Our guests inspired me to work hard." "I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in math,science and/or engineering." Participants indicated as interest fields after program in agriculture, civil, mechanical, architectural and electrical engineering.

    Notes: The Young Engineers and Scientists summer day camp program will be run again this year at Penn State Berks, June 27, 2005 through July 1, 2005.

TOP

Search

Contact

Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment
The Pennsylvania State University
502 Rider Building
University Park, PA 16802-4819
Phone: (814) 863-8721
Fax: (814) 863-7031
Email:

Copyright 2006-2014 The Pennsylvania State University

This publication is available in alternative media upon request

Questions regarding web issues, please contact psupia@psu.edu