Jan. 19, 2007
Contact: Mike Andrews
NEWS ADVISORY: TOMORROW – SATURDAY, JANUARY 20
FUTURE CITY COMPETITION AT UDC:
MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT ENGINEERS
DETERMINED TO IMPROVE LIFE FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS
WHAT: National Engineers Week Future City CompetitionTM at the University of the District of Columbia – a non-profit educational program.
WHEN: Saturday, January 20. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Best time for media coverage:
WHERE: University of the District of Columbia, Van Ness Campus
UDC Firebird Inn, Building 38, B-Level, 4200 Connecticut Ave., NW
WHY: Future City, celebrating its 15th Anniversary, motivates interest in math, science, and engineering. It’s also a surefire way to inspire students in all of their subjects.Students make a hands-on connection between their education and their future.
EDITORS NOTE: Excellent visuals and positive story. Large, colorful models packed with ingenuity. Optimistic students, full of ideas, great interviews. Their ideas are the future. Come see for yourself.
CONTACT: Saturday on site: Stanley Onye / (240) 893-9514
In New York: Donald Lehr / (212) 967-8200 or (917) 304-4058 (cell)
The University of the District of Columbia is the fully-accredited sole public source for accessible, inclusive, affordable, and comprehensive public higher education in the District of Columbia and provides additional life-long learning opportunities. The University delivers quality instruction and uses student-centered approaches to empower and benefit both individuals and its local communities. The University, an urban land grant institution, is a very diverse community, a gateway to the world, and a significant investment engine for the District of Columbia. The University is located at 4200 Connecticut Ave, NW Washington, and is conveniently located at the Van Ness/UDC stop on the Red Line of Metro. For more information on other University activities, contact Mike Andrews, Senior Director for Communications and University Spokesperson at (202) 274-5685 or visit the University’s web site at www.udc.edu.