Women in Engineering and Technology to award 2 scholarships; alumna to share experiences April 12
Purdue University Northwest’s Women in Engineering and Technology student organization will celebrate its 15th year on the Westville Campus during a meeting from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 12 in Technology Building Room 15.
Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing degrees in engineering and technology fields. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m., April 10. An electronic application can be obtained by e-mailing a request to Martha Garcia-Saenz, associate professor of construction engineering & management technology, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also during the meeting, alumna Heather Soparta, who earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology from Purdue University North Central, will discuss her experiences as a program manager for Sullair, a Michigan City company that designs and manufactures air compressor technology. She also is a wife and mother of four children.
The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.
About Women in Engineering and Technology
The Westville Campus Women in Engineering and Technology program is dedicated to empowering women in technical fields and encouraging female students to pursue engineering and technology professions. The program also seeks to motivate female students to succeed academically, personally and professionally through seminars, talks and discussion with guest speakers from alumni, industry and academia.