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Texas A&M-Kingsville to host events for National Engineers Week

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Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host a week of celebration during National Engineers Week, Feb. 21 through Feb. 25.

Events will kick off on Monday, Feb. 21 from 1 to 3 p.m.. in the Engineering Complex. On Tuesday, Feb. 22, student organizations will have a showcase from 1 p.m.. to 2:30 p.m.. in the Engineering Complex.

The community is invited to an open house event on Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.. on the first floor of the Engineering Complex. The community will have an opportunity to learn about the College of Engineering.

Thursday, Feb. 24, will be “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” with guest speaker and alumna Jina Fuentes, PE -Senior Structural Engineer at Burns & McDonnell. The event is set for 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.. in the Memorial Student Union Building, Ballrooms A and B. Javelina Alumni Mike Howard, Chairman and CEO of Howard Partners, LLC, will speak to current and prospective students at 2 p.m.. in the ballrooms. Those who want to attend the event must register online.

E-Week will end on Friday, Feb. 21, with the Engineers Week Competition from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.. at the Student Recreation Center.

According to the National Society of Professional Engineers, E-Week was founded in 1951 and is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of engineering and technology careers.

FRANK H. DOTTERWEICH COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ENGINEERS WEEK EVENTS:

Monday, Feb. 21        

Engineering Week Kick-off
Time: 1 – 3 p.m..
Location: ENG Complex 1st floor                                                

Tuesday, Feb. 22

Showcase of Engineering Honor Societies and Organizations
Time: 1 – 2:30 p.m..
Location: ENG Complex 1st floor               

Wednesday, Feb. 23

College of Engineering Community Open House
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m..
Location: ENG Complex 1st floor 

Thursday, Feb. 24

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day - Speaker: Javelina Alumna Jina Fuentes, PE -Senior Structural Engineer at Burns & McDonnell
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m..
Location: Memorial Student Union Building, Ballrooms A & B

Reimagining the Impossible – Guest speaker Javelina Alumni: Mike Howard – Chairman & CEO of Howard Partners, LLC – BS Chemical Engineering, 1995
Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Memorial Student Union Building, Ballrooms A & B (Register online at https://moneyconnect.tamuk.edu/C20209_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=2168)

Friday, Feb. 25

Engineering Challenge for High School & Middle School Students
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m..
Location: Texas A&M University–Kingsville Student Recreation Center 

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