Lawrence Tech sets activities for National Engineers Week

SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University’s College of Engineering will sponsor a variety of fun, informative, and inspiring events marking National Engineers Week, Feb. 19-23.

The schedule is as follows:

  • Monday through Friday, Feb. 19-23: The Golden Calculator Scavenger Hunt. Student participants will have the chance to decipher clues from social media posts and find the Golden Calculator, which will be hidden in different locations around campus. They’ll post pictures of the Golden Calculator on Twitter. Each day there will be another clue, a new location, and another chance to win a TI-84 PLUS scientific calculator.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 20: A chicken wing eating contest in the intermission of the LTU men’s volleyball game, which starts at 7 p.m. at the university’s Don Ridler Field House.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 21: A student project showcase in the atrium of LTU’s BuellManagement Building from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 22: “Pizza, Planes and AR,” from 1 to 3 p.m. in the lounge of LTU’s Engineering Building. There will be an augmented reality demonstration, as well as a paper airplane design contest.
  • Friday, Feb. 23: LTU students will tour the American Center for Mobility in YpsilantiTownship, the newly developed government-industry testbed for autonomous and connected vehicle technologies.

The college’s activities were developed in conjunction with the LTU Office of Career Services.

With more than 30 majors from bachelor’s degrees through the doctoral level, and day, evening, and online programs, Lawrence Tech’s College of Engineering is among the largest in Michigan.

Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, is a private university founded in 1932 that offers more than 100 programs through the doctoral level in its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Management. PayScale lists Lawrence Tech among the nation’s top 100 universities for the salaries of its graduates, and U.S. News and World Report lists it in the top tier of best Midwestern universities. Students benefit from small class sizes and a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education with an emphasis on leadership. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 107-acre campus include more than 60 student organizations and NAIA varsity sports.

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