The Exciting Future of Michigan Technological University Pre-College Outreach<br />Steve Patchin<br />Director of Youth Pr...
Agenda<br />What are common character traits of Millennials<br />2010 Programming<br />Ways Corporations can support Michi...
Millennials<br />Born between 1980 - 2001<br />Very social<br />Embrace social networking<br />Delaying marriage to explor...
2010 Programming<br />Women in Engieering<br />140+ Participants<br />Average GPA 3.96<br />Engineering Scholars Program<b...
Continued<br /><ul><li>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)
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  1. 1. The Exciting Future of Michigan Technological University Pre-College Outreach<br />Steve Patchin<br />Director of Youth Programs<br />Michigan Technological University<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />What are common character traits of Millennials<br />2010 Programming<br />Ways Corporations can support Michigan Tech Outreach<br />Experience the “Road Show”<br />
  3. 3. Millennials<br />Born between 1980 - 2001<br />Very social<br />Embrace social networking<br />Delaying marriage to explore the world<br />Shared traits: entitled, optimistic, civic-minded, close relationship with parents, impatient, value work/life balance, multi-tasking, enjoy team-centered activities<br />
  4. 4. 2010 Programming<br />Women in Engieering<br />140+ Participants<br />Average GPA 3.96<br />Engineering Scholars Program<br />140+ Participants<br />Average GPA 3.88<br />
  5. 5. Continued<br /><ul><li>Summer Youth Programs
  6. 6. Over 70 different career and adventure explorations
  7. 7. Innovative hands-on learning experience
  8. 8. Build confidence in their abilities and ignite the passion for learning
  9. 9. National Summer Transportation Institute
  10. 10. 30 participants
  11. 11. Highlights: visit Isle Royale, tour new Soo Lock construction, tour Mackinaw Bridge (behind the scenes)
  12. 12. PURSE
  13. 13. 120 participants – 9th grade girls from Detroit – study wind and solar power
  14. 14. Corp. partner - Dow Corning/CMS Energy</li></li></ul><li>“MIND TREKKERS” STEM Road Shows<br /><ul><li>Discovery Based learning
  15. 15. Can be tailored for kids of all ages
  16. 16. Learn science behind the WOW!
  17. 17. Leave them with a memory that will last</li></li></ul><li>Road Show’s big and small<br />Boy Scout Jamboree<br />42,000 Scouts<br />U.S. Science and Engineering Festival<br />250,000/day for 2 days<br />Others completed in 2009/2010<br />Grand Rapids Griffins Score with Science – 3,500<br />Einstein Science Expo – 2,500<br />F.I.R.S.T. Robotics Regional Competition – 1,500<br />
  18. 18. On campus programs<br />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……<br />
  19. 19. Corporate Partnership Opportunities<br />Provide Role Model Speakers for Women in Engineering/Engineering Scholars Program<br />Scholarships to WIE/ESP/SYP<br />Sponsor “MIND TREKKERS” STEM Road Show<br />Sponsor Group Projects/SYP Explorations<br />
  20. 20. Thank You for helping develop our future workforce and leaders<br />
  21. 21. Q and A<br />
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