Tuesday, March 06, 2018 11:22 AM


There will be a free STEM Banquet Tuesday, March 27 from 6-8 p.m. in the Colleges Pope Student Center for high school juniors and seniors interested in STEM fields. It is sponsored by Engineered Floors and Shaw Industries.

We want to raise awareness of what is available here, said Dr. Randall Griffus, dean of the School of STM. Area high school students dont have to go far to have an enriching college experience. Were one of the most affordable colleges in the nation, and we offer more opportunities for our students than many other schools.

Representatives from chemistry, physics and engineering, environmental biology, pre-medical biology, mathematics and information technology will be on hand to answer questions. Representatives from admissions and the dual enrollment program will also be available to speak to perspective students.

"Many students earn their four-year degrees from Dalton State while others transfer to a school that offers bachelors degrees in engineering or physics.Dalton States School of Science, Technology, and Mathematics provides students opportunities not common for those working on a bachelors degree, including the chance to conduct undergraduate research, the chance to work with endangered turtles, and the chance to dissect a cadaver," officials said.

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News source: The Chattanoogan.com

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