Southeast Hosting ‘Let’s Get Technical Day’ Nov. 4

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Oct. 19, 2005 – The Department of Industrial and Engineering Technology at Southeast Missouri State University is hosting “Let’s Get Technical Day” Nov. 4 on the Southeast campus. The day is designed to provide high school juniors and seniors in chemistry, physics, upper-level math, computers, industrial technology, and career and technology center subjects an opportunity to experience the industrial and engineering technology disciplines at Southeast. Students who register will choose to participate in two hands-on sessions. Sessions from which they may choose will include: Manufacturing, Plastics, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Robotics, Generating Electricity, Designing Your Dream Home, Project Management/Estimating/Bidding, Materials Testing, Solid Modeling and Rapid Prototyping, Make Your Own Video, Experience Wireless Computer Networking, Screen Printing, and Multimedia. Students also will get a campus tour and the opportunity to experience lunch in Towers Café.

Kim Madigan, coordinator of special programs and services in the School of Polytechnic Studies, said, 450 instructors and their students from area schools in Missouri and Illinois have already registered to attend.

The day’s activities will run from 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the Otto and Della Seabaugh Polytechic Building at Southeast, with optional presentations on Admissions and Student Financial Services for those who can stay until 2 p.m.

For more information, call Kim Madigan, coordinator of special programs and services in the School of Polytechnic Studies at (573) 986-6746.