SAVANNAH, Ga. (March 28, 2011) –Georgia Tech Savannah (GTS) invites prospective students, parents, the general public and media to attend an Open House on April 2, 2011 from 2 - 5 p.m. Attendees will learn more about the Georgia Tech application process, take a guided tour of the campus, meet current students and professors and view live lab demonstrations. In addition, visitors can learn more about Georgia Tech Savannah’s summer camp offerings for students in grades 4 -12.
Demonstrations will be performed including a team of Electrical and Computer Engineering students who built a Paraplegic Assisted Driving System on a golf cart. Student organizations will be present to field questions and discuss student activities, internship and co-op experiences. In addition, an interactive computer animation workshop about SCRATCH will be held for the younger participants. SCRATCH is a very popular K-12 community outreach activity that is utilized during the summer camps.
The Georgia Tech Savannah event follows open houses being held at Armstrong Atlantic State University and Georgia Southern University earlier in the day. RSVPs are recommended but not required. For more information or to register for the Georgia Tech Savannah Open House, visit: http://savannah.gatech.edu/openhouse
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011
Time: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Georgia Tech Savannah 210 Technology Circle Savannah, GA 31407 (912) 966-7922
Visuals: Photo and video opportunities available throughout the event. Media are encouraged to attend in order to obtain photos and footage of engineering demonstrations and presentations. Demonstrations include:
- Wave tank
- Lego robots
- Scratch animation software--a free software program
- Golf cart outfitted with Paraplegic Assisted Driving System