BUIES CREEK, North Carolina – Campbell University’s School of Engineering will sponsor a variety of activities on campus Feb. 22-26 to coincide with National Engineers Week, or E Week.
It will be the first campus-wide events Campbell Engineering has held. The school will welcome its inaugural freshman class in August 2016.
Monday, Feb. 22 – E Week Maker Day in Wiggins Library
In partnership with Campbell Engineering, Wiggins Memorial Library will host a special Makerspace activity from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students and faculty who stop by the library can 3D print an E Week keychain, personalized with their name. The library will also have a variety of cool hands-on engineering toys from Purdue University’s INSPIRE Research Institute for Pre-College Engineering Gift Guide. Don’t miss the opportunity to try your hand at engineering!
Wednesday, Feb. 24 – Engineering Day on Academic Circle
Feb. 23 Update: Due to expected severe weather Wednesday, this event has been moved to the Camel Room in Marshbanks.
Campbell Engineering will sponsor hands-on activities from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the Academic Circle in the Camel Room in Marshbanks. Compete in the paper airplane contest, make a simple water filtration system, and decorate an E Week sugar cookie to enjoy. Students and faculty are welcome to stop by between classes for some engineering fun!
Thursday, Feb. 25 – STEM Family Night
The Harnett County NC FIRST S.U.M. Robotics Team #6003, comprised of high school students from Harnett County and sponsored by Campbell Engineering, will host a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Family Night in Carrie Rich Hall from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The event will feature a variety of hands-on engineering, math and science activities (including an oobleck pool – google it) for elementary-age school children in Harnett County and their families.