Mon, Feb 17 2014
n celebration of National Engineers Week Feb. 16-22, LeTourneau University will host about 100 local professional engineers as well as about 100 engineering students and faculty from area high schools and colleges to attend the E-Week Banquet Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the Solheim Arena.
Registration begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 for engineers and their guests who pre-register, or $25 at the door. Students and faculty may attend free of charge.
The theme for the E-Week banquet is “Engineering at PING Golf” and will feature John Solheim, CEO of PING Golf. The banquet has been held in the East Texas area since 1960. The group provides scholarships to area students planning to pursue a degree in engineering.
E-week is a national event celebrating the engineering profession and giving students hands-on experience with engineering.
“We welcome the opportunity to host this year’s E-Week banquet at LeTourneau University,” said LETU Dean of Engineering Dr. Ron DeLap. “Our world-class engineering program is a direct result of R.G. LeTourneau’s love for engineering, and his dedication to improving our world through the engineering profession. It is a privilege to carry on his vision as we seek to claim every workplace in every nation for Christ.”
For more information on Engineers Week, visit http://www.eweek.org. The Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) is a state society of the National Society of Professional Engineers which promotes and protects the professional engineering in Texas. Learn more about this organization at http://www.tspe.org.
LeTourneau University is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree programs across a range of academic disciplines and delivery models. Students are enrolled in programs on ground at LETU’s residential campus in Longview, Texas, as well as hybrid and fully online options at educational centers in Dallas and Houston. Academic majors include aviation, business, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, health care administration, health science-nursing, human services, kinesiology, the liberal arts, psychology, the sciences and theology. Claiming every workplace in every nation as their mission field, LeTourneau University graduates are professionals of ingenuity and Christlike character who see life’s work as a holy calling with eternal impact. For additional information, visit www.letu.edu.