ISyE Host Parent's Day Reception
As a part of the campus wide Family Weekend, the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) hosted a Parent's Day Reception on September 14, 2007 where parents joined their sons and daughters for a taste of campus life. Prospective students and their parents also attended the reception. "We want the parents of our students to feel connected and Family Weekend is a great way for the parents to stay in touch and get a feel for campus life today,* said Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies Paul Griffin. "It's also a great way to showcase the research and academic programs of the School.* During the reception, parents and students interacted with School faculty and staff at a reception in the atrium. They also got a chance to participate in a presentation by Dr. Griffin where he discussed the undergraduate program including the new academic tracks that increase curriculum flexibility. Griffin also talked about the various career opportunities that await upcoming graduates. As an added perspective, students Celia Dayagi and Kelly Webb, both undergraduate seniors and officers in Alpha Pi Mu, IE's honors society, spoke to the group offering advice on how to be successful in the program as well as how students can position themselves so that they are successful in finding their career of choice. The Georgia Tech Family Weekend is hosted by the Alumni Association, and began early Friday morning and lasted until the kickoff of the football game Saturday. Throughout the weekend, families were offered several stimulating, challenging, entertaining and fun events they could attend. Participants enjoyed informative seminars, tours of campus, and a tailgate on the famous Tech Tower lawn to name a few.
- Workflow Status: Published
- Created By: Barbara Christopher
- Created: 09/16/2007
- Modified By: Fletcher Moore
- Modified: 10/07/2016