Manhattan College To Host Engineering Awareness Day on Nov. 11

Manhattan College is hosting an Engineering Awareness Day on Friday, Nov. 11 for prospective students interested in studying engineering and science.

Manhattan College is hosting an Engineering Awareness Day on Friday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for prospective students interested in studying engineering and science. The event is geared toward helping students and their parents learn more about engineering and have a better understanding of the job opportunities available in the field.

The event provides an opportunity for high school juniors and seniors and their parents to hear firsthand from current students, faculty and practicing professionals, attend a series of panel presentations detailing the various engineering disciplines, and visit engineering laboratories. Manhattan College offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental and mechanical engineering, and prospective students will receive background information on all of the programs at Engineering Awareness Day.

Prospective students are encouraged to bring their parents to the event, though it is not required. All interested students must contact Sheila Halpin, office manager for the school of engineering, by phone (718) 862-7281 or e-mail sheila.halpin@manhattan.edu, to register no later than Monday, Oct. 24.