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USM Department of Engineering to host Maine Engineers Week Expo

A USM Engineering Student works on a project in the John Mitchell Center in Gorham

The annual Maine Engineers Week Expo will be hosted by the University of Southern Maine's Department of Engineering on Saturday, March 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Costello Fieldhouse on the Gorham campus.

Over 2,000 children and adults from area schools will have the opportunity to experience the many contributions that Maine Engineers make to the community. Maine's top engineering firms, engineering schools, educators, government agencies and engineering societies will provide hands-on activities and exhibits throughout the field house.

The expo is an annual highlight of Maine Engineers Week, with the goal of introducing students and their parents to the world of engineering and encouraging young students to pursue careers in STEM for a diverse future workforce.

The event is free and open to the public with a $2 suggested admission fee.

For more information, visit http://engineeringme.com.