Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri to Speak at STEM Career Night
(Delaware and Chester Counties, PA, Jan. 17, 2014)—Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri will speak at Delaware County Community College’s STEM Career Night on Wednesday, February 12. Davuluri will discuss the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education as well as diversity in the field. The event begins at 5 p.m. in the Academic Building Lobby on the Marple Campus (901 South Media Line Road, Media, PA).
Formerly known as Engineering Career Day, this annual event introduces participants to the exciting field of STEM. The evening kicks off with a keynote speech from Davuluri followed by a panel presentation from current students enrolled in a STEM major.
Afterwards, attendees will have the chance to take a souvenir photo with Miss America and get to meet with representatives from local employers, including Boeing, Covanta, PECO, Southco and UPS. Admissions staff from some of the College’s four-year partner schools will also be on hand to offer guidance on how a student can graduate from Delaware County Community College and then transfer into a bachelor’s degree program.
Delaware County Community College offers more than 20 STEM majors, including architectural technology, CNC programming, electronics technology, engineering, machining and more. The College’s commitment to STEM education includes a state-of-the-art STEM Complex, comprised of the Advanced Technology and STEM Centers, that gives students access to the tools and technology they need to succeed. The Complex boasts more than 11 science laboratories and 12 specialized labs for customized education and training.
STEM Career Night is free and open to anyone interested in learning about a career in the field. Those planning to attend are asked to reserve a space by registering online at www.dccc.edu/STEM-career-night or by calling Admissions at 610-723-4000. The event is made possible in part thanks to the generosity of Boeing.