In honor of National Engineers Week, Feb. 14-20, local chapters of the Professional Engineers of Oregon and the Professional Land Surveyors of Oregon are hosting a dinner for about 100 college and high school students.

By Jessica Musicar, Staff Writer
Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Theworldlink.com: Students hoping for jobs in engineering and land surveying can learn more about these career paths during a special dinner on Feb. 10 at Southwestern Oregon Community College.

Held in honor of National Engineers Week -- Feb. 14-20 -- local chapters of the Professional Engineers of Oregon and the Professional Land Surveyors of Oregon will host the dinner for about 100 college and high school students from Coos, Curry, and Douglas county schools.

"This really helps them decide if they want to go to a university that has an engineering curriculum," said Dave Holman, a member of the Professional Engineers of Oregon.

According to a press release from the Southwest Chapter of the Professional Engineers, the week is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated engineering workforce by increasing understanding and interest in engineering and technology careers, and by promoting pre-college literacy in math and science. ...

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