News for October 2008

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October 30, 2008


Event Advisory: Space-to-Ground with NASA Astronaut Gregory Chamitoff
October 06, 2008

What: “Space-to-Ground with NASA Astronaut Gregory Chamitoff (EE ’84)” with a special presentation by U.S. Navy Test Pilot Lieutenant Victor Glover (GENE ’99)

Cal Poly students and faculty and over 100 local K12 students will interact via a live link-up with NASA Astronaut Gregory Chamitoff aboard the International Space Station. In addition to the live question-and-answer session with Astronaut Chamitoff, LT Glover will give a talk about how to become a Navy pilot and astronaut. The K12 students will tour the College of Engineering laboratories.


Event Advisory: Communications in Leadership
October 03, 2008
What: Eric Pearson, sector director for Development Programs at Northrop Grumman invites students to a workshop presentation on “Communications in Leadership.” A knowledgeable and engaging speaker, Pearson will offer strategies and facilitate audience participation in order to enhance students’ communication and leadership skills. The workshop is particularly helpful to students involved in team projects.


Event Advisory: Northrop Grumman Showcase
October 03, 2008
What: Northrop Grumman is hosting a showcase to give Cal Poly students an opportunity to preview exciting technology, network with industry representatives, learn about career opportunities, and enjoy food, games, raffles and prize giveaways. Northrop Grumman will also accept resumes from students interested in employment, co-op or internship openings.


Event Advisory: Sales Engineering
October 02, 2008
What can you do with an engineering degree -- besides be a practicing engineer? This presentation will explain the field of Sales Engineering.


Event Advisory: Engineers Without Borders Workshop
October 01, 2008
Started in 2005, the Cal Poly chapter of Engineers Without Borders has undertaken numerous international projects, including designing and installing a water filtration system for a village in Thailand and a water storage system for a health clinic in Nueva Vida, Nicaragua.


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