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MEDIA ADVISORY: College to host Engineers Week events

A photo of Jackie Grimes Anderson.

Jackie Grimes Anderson, BS AE/ME ’08; DO ’17, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, will deliver the keynote on Wednesday, February 21.


The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources will host a series of events to celebrate National Engineers Week, Monday, February 19-Saturday, February 24. Engineers Week is led by DiscoverE, formerly the National Engineers Week Foundation. Its mission is to sustain and grow a dynamic engineering profession through outreach, education, celebration and volunteerism.


Tuesday, February 20: Donuts with the Dean, 8:30-10 a.m., Ground Floor, Engineering Sciences Building
Statler College Dean Gene Cilento will be available for interviews.

Wednesday, February 21: Engineering: Powering Your Future, 5 p.m., MRB 113
Jackie Grimes Anderson, BS AE/ME ’08; DO ’17, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Thursday, February 22: Paper Airplane Competition, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., ESB Atrium
Sponsored by the WVU Student Events Board

Saturday, February 24: Merit Badge University, 9:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Merit Badge University is an opportunity for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to work on an array of merit badges, including ones not typically offered at summer camps, including cycling, dentistry, first aid and radio. For locations and more information, contact Dan McNeil at 304-692-5537 (cell).

For a full schedule of events, visit our website. Engineers Week is sponsored by Leidos, PPG, Williams, KeyLogic, Triad Engineering and The Thrasher Group.



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Phone contacts:
College Relations office: 304-293-4086
Office of the Dean: 304-293-4157
Other College administrative and department offices: Administration