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  • The Exciting Future of Michigan Technological University Pre-College Outreach
    Steve Patchin
    Director of Youth Programs
    Michigan Technological University
  • Agenda
    What are common character traits of Millennials
    2010 Programming
    Ways Corporations can support Michigan Tech Outreach
    Experience the “Road Show”
  • Millennials
    Born between 1980 - 2001
    Very social
    Embrace social networking
    Delaying marriage to explore the world
    Shared traits: entitled, optimistic, civic-minded, close relationship with parents, impatient, value work/life balance, multi-tasking, enjoy team-centered activities
  • 2010 Programming
    Women in Engieering
    140+ Participants
    Average GPA 3.96
    Engineering Scholars Program
    140+ Participants
    Average GPA 3.88
  • Continued
    • Summer Youth Programs
    • Over 70 different career and adventure explorations
    • Innovative hands-on learning experience
    • Build confidence in their abilities and ignite the passion for learning
    • National Summer Transportation Institute
    • 30 participants
    • Highlights: visit Isle Royale, tour new Soo Lock construction, tour Mackinaw Bridge (behind the scenes)
    • PURSE
    • 120 participants – 9th grade girls from Detroit – study wind and solar power
    • Corp. partner - Dow Corning/CMS Energy
  • “MIND TREKKERS” STEM Road Shows
    • Discovery Based learning
    • Can be tailored for kids of all ages
    • Learn science behind the WOW!
    • Leave them with a memory that will last
  • Road Show’s big and small
    Boy Scout Jamboree
    42,000 Scouts
    U.S. Science and Engineering Festival
    250,000/day for 2 days
    Others completed in 2009/2010
    Grand Rapids Griffins Score with Science – 3,500
    Einstein Science Expo – 2,500
    F.I.R.S.T. Robotics Regional Competition – 1,500
  • On campus programs
    2010 WIE/ESP - Students from Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, California, Alaska, New Jersey, Ohio, Minnesota, Virginia, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Utah, Texas, New York, Washington D.C., Nevada, Georgia, Massachusetts, Missouri, and India – so far……
  • Corporate Partnership Opportunities
    Provide Role Model Speakers for Women in Engineering/Engineering Scholars Program
    Scholarships to WIE/ESP/SYP
    Sponsor “MIND TREKKERS” STEM Road Show
    Sponsor Group Projects/SYP Explorations
  • Thank You for helping develop our future workforce and leaders
  • Q and A