The Center for Science and Environmental Outreach, along with the Michigan Tech Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers student chapter, conducted a Family Engineering Night at Escuela Avancemos Academy in Southwest Detroit (Mexicantown) on Nov. 24. John Deere provided support for the event, which featured activities in both English and Spanish and offered a free dinner in the school’s cafeteria. Approximately 180 participated, including students in grades K-5 and their family members.
The following members of the Michigan Tech community presented at the event:
- Uzi Mendez ’13 (Bio Med)
- Michael Briseno (Bio Med/ECE), undergraduate student
- Zoe Miller (CEE), master’s student
- Gabriella Shirkey ’13 (HU)
- Joan Chadde, director of the Center for Science and Environmental Outreach