Archive for the ‘Off Campus Visits’ Category

Discovery Academy

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Join us and inspire some young minds!

If you weren’t aware, Engineering Ambassadors has been visiting Discovery Academy to help their 2nd graders work on science projects! We have been able to inspire and challenge them as they explore the scientific method in designing their projects. They have asked us to come and help them out again this Friday (3/7) from 12:15 to 3:30pm!! If you’re interested in volunteering email Ryan Carmellini! We also offer reimbursements to those who volunteer to drive their (or a friend’s) car. GET EXCITED!

Ashford Middle School

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

SIGN UP!! (please)

Here’s your chance to be amazing.

This Friday, we will be hosting about 20 Ashford Middle School students (7th graders) and we need volunteers!!
You won’t have to do much except escort them from place to place and show them how amazing UConn is.
They will be visiting the Co-Gen plant and the Water Reclaim facility. Also, we need people to have lunch with them.
Attached is a google doc please sign up with what you can!
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AkqzucciodLzdENXby10cVRzTUhFZG0zZU95TDRNdHc&usp=sharing
If you have any questions, contact Patricia at patricia.santos@uconn.edu.
Thanks!! UConn EA

Mall Madness- Girl Scout Volunteer Event

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Howdy!

EA is looking for female members (will not turn down any guys though) for a huge career event hosted by the Girls Scouts of Connecticut. EA will be setting up a table about Women in Engineering at this “Mall Madness” event and we are going to do a few demos with the girl scouts.

It is March 8th, 2014 (Saturday) from 10 am – 4 pm at

Enfield Square Mall, Enfield CT (about 40 mins away).

Depending on how many people volunteer, we’ll either do two 3 hour shifts or one 6 hour shift. Only 2-3 people are needed per shift.

Please email Kimberly.Sayre@uconn.edu if you are interested or if you have any questions.

Discovery Academy- Friday, January 31st

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Want to Inspire Some Young Minds?

Join us this Friday, January 31st, 12:15pm at Discovery Academy to help some really excited 2nd Graders with their science projects for the Connecitcut Invention Convention!

UConn Engineering Ambassadors have been asked to address the problems that the students are presented with by helping them focus on building a plan. There is no training required for this opportunity, just a scientific mind and positive attitude.
If you’re interested in joining us please respond to coordinate transportation!
Thank You For Reading!
Amy Hernandez & Josh Leveillee VPs UConn Engineering Ambassadors – General Body

Engineering Ambassadors Featured

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

UConn School of Engineering  published an article about an Engineering Ambassadors event:  Outreach Visit to Two Rivers Magnet School