LEAP 2014 General Activities
Introduction to First Year Engineering
Arlene Dosen, Manager, Recruitment & Communications for the Faculty of Engieering, will be giving a brief presentation informing students about life as a first year engineering student at McMaster. They will discuss entrance requirements, first year courses, stream specialization and other information integral to life as a first year engineering student.
Engineering and Society: Presented by Cam Churchill
Dr. Cam Churchill, Program Chair of Civil Engineering, will talk about how engineers play an important role in today’s society. Through developing new technologies and infrastructures they help shape the growth and development of society. Cam Churchill will explore the basic principles behind how engineers interact with society and discuss how young engineers can impact the world around them.
Engineering and Management
Students will be given the opportunity to explore the business side of engineering and will discuss concepts behind creating their own products and running their own business.
Each stream will have the opportunity to tour various facilities which showcase various engineering occupations. They will also get the chance to speak with various engineers in the field and learn about what life as an engineer in the workforce is like.