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Inaugural electronics camp free and open to area school students

 

Inaugural electronics camp free and open to area school students

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College Assistant Professor of Physics Eugene Torigoe, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Ronald Anderson ’07 are hosting a free weeklong electronics camp for middle and high school students from May 16-21.

The inaugural Thiel College Electronics Camp is from 7-9 p.m. in Rhodehouse Memorial Science Hall. The camp will lead students through a series of projects based around the Arduino microcontroller. Attendees will learn how to put together circuits on a breadboard, use microchips, connect to sensors and motors, and program the microcontroller.

The camp is open to middle and high school students. Younger students can attend, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who can help the student with some of the complicated tasks such as programming. Interested adults are also welcome, but students receive priority.

The camp was funded by a Greenville Neuromodulation Center (GNC) Faculty/Student Research Institute grant. In 2015, Thiel College alumni Fred ’65 and his wife, Jill (Shackett) Haer ’66, pledged more than $400,000 to fund the GNC Faculty/Student Research Institute.

For more information or to reserve a spot, email Torigoe.


About Thiel College

Thiel College is an independent college founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 24 varsity sports, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio. The College is also home to a Master of Science in speech-language pathology, a Leadership Master of Business Administration and a Management Master of Business Administration. Both master’s degree programs offer innovative and accelerated five-year paths which allow students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. The speech-language pathology program also has an accelerated 15-month graduate-level program. The M.B.A. program also has a 12-month post-graduate program. A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation.


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