Memorial Engineering Outreach

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What is Memorial Engineering Outreach?

Memorial Engineering Outreach is a unit within Memorial University’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) whose primary focus is on youth and community engagement. MEO started as one summer camp in 2012 and has grown to include 9 weeks of summer programing as well as a variety of other outreach events that take place year round.

The goals of MEO are to increase the awareness and understanding of engineering amongst youth and therefore support the FEAS recruitment and growth plan. Offering young people opportunities to not only learn about engineering but to experience engineering will help break current stereotypes that exist and encourage all young people to consider the future they might have in this exciting and growing industry.

MEO pays close attention to groups that are underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and tries to make programming accessible for as many young people as possible. MEO has worked with a number of community groups and large organizations in efforts to make engineering part of the conversation for youth today.

If you are interested in learning how you might get involved with MEO, please contact Kathryn at khong[at]mun.ca

Upcoming Events

Winter Engineering Club – January 27 - February 17, 2018 (FULL)
This Saturday morning Club is the perfect spot for youth ages 12-15 who are interested in engineering. Each of the four sessions will take place in the Engineering building starting at 9:00am and ending at noon.  Activities will include robotics, coding, design challenges, computer programming and more!  For more information, contact Kathryn at khong@mun.ca

Space are limited. For registration, please visit:

https://event-wizard.com/events/WinterEngClub2018/

Go CODE Girl Workshop – February 24, 2018 (8:30 - 12:30)

Go CODE Girl is a fantastic opportunity for girls in grades 7-10 to take part in hands-on coding activities and challenges as well as gain insight into the wide and wonderful world of Engineering. Created by the Ontario Network of Women in Engineering, this event has welcomed thousands of young girls to learn about computer engineering and what the future might hold. This half-day workshop will include hands-on sessions and engaging activities. Did we mention it is free? Spaces are limited, only those that receive a confirmation email will be permitted to attend. Confirmation emails must be presented upon check in.  For more information, please contact Kathryn at khong@mun.ca.

Spaces are limited. Registration will open on February 2, 2018 through the link below.

https://event-wizard.com/events/GoCODEGirl2018/

Contact

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000