STEM Career Night February 25
(Delaware and Chester Counties, PA • February 9, 2016)—Delaware County Community College is hosting its annual STEM Career Night on Thursday, February 25 and invites prospective students and their families to discover the exciting world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The evening features keynote speaker Jon Hunt, Senior Director of Terminal Operations at Sunoco Logistics. The event begins at 5 p.m. in the Academic Building Lobby on the Marple Campus (901 South Media Line Road, Media, PA).
Hunt led the effort to repurpose the Marcus Hook refinery to provide storage and logistics services for the revolutionary growth in natural gas liquids from the Marcellus and Utica regions. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA. In addition to his keynote speech, participants will hear from a panel of current students, faculty and alumni about what it’s like to pursue a STEM degree and career.
Afterwards, attendees will have a chance to discover today’s high-growth, high-paying career opportunities from local employers, including Boeing, Brandywine CAD Design, Flowers Foods, Pennsylvania Machine Works, Rowa, Southco, Sunoco and Urban Engineers. Representatives 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 a variety of STEM majors, including Advanced Technology, CNC Programming, Engineering, Mathematics/Natural Science 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, which 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.
In partnership with several local companies and philanthropists, the College also has more than $100,000 in scholarship money available for students pursuing a STEM major. There are 20 different scholarships, including ones from leading companies like Boeing, PECO, SAP and Sunoco. To learn more: www.dccc.edu/scholarships.
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. Those who register will be entered for a chance to win a Dell Venue Tablet (must be present to win). The event is made possible in part through the generosity of Boeing, Sunoco Logistics and Visual Sound.