Chattanooga State Engineering And Information Technologies Fall Open House Is Nov. 3

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The Engineering and Information Technologies Division of Chattanooga State Community College will hold an open house on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Center for Engineering, Technology, Arts & Sciences (CETAS) building starting at the WACKER Institute on the main campus, 4501 Amnicola Hwy. 

Hands-on demonstrations will include the fields of welding, robotics and smart manufacturing, green energy and radiation protection. Plan to observe radiation by creating a cloud chamber, collect data with Xplorer GLX and program a life-sized robot. 

There will be light refreshments and snacks at the event.

Reservations for the event may be made through Breanne Kintz, at 423-697-3252 or breanne.kintz@chattanoogastate.edu. Walk-ins are welcome. 

Officials said, "The Division of Engineering & Information Technologies offers highly accredited education and training for today’s modern workforce and the careers of the future. More than ever, people are retiring in fields requiring technical know-how. In addition, as distribution centers, automotive manufacturers, IT and technology start-ups, and chemical processors move into the area, the demand for highly skilled workers continues to increase. 

"To meet the demand, the Engineering & Information Technologies Division offers five Associate of Applied Science degrees with twenty-one concentrations in the fields of Information Computer Information Technology, Engineering and Engineering Technology, a Computer Science transfer path, an Engineering transfer program, and a Technical Certificate in Computer Aided Drafting. 

"Participants will discover pathways to high demand, high wage STEM careers through Engineering, Computer Programming, Cyber Security, and Computer Network Administration programs of study. Come to see the College’s state-of-the-art labs, equipment, facilities, and meet some of the very best engineering and computer science technology educators in this part of the country."

For more information visit www.chattanoogastate.edu/engineering-technology or call the Engineering & Information Technologies Division at 423-697-4434. 

See https://pointsmap.com/chattstatecampus/, then click on CETAS for the event location.


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