Millersville University is hosting the Pennsylvania FIRST Technology Challenge Championship (FTC) on Sat., Feb. 28, 2015 in the Marauder Court at the Student Memorial Center for the third year in a row.
The department of applied engineering, safety & technology (AEST) is sponsoring the event. They are expecting around 400 high school students along with their coaches, mentors, teachers and families to visit the campus and participate in (or support) this event.
“AEST invests a lot of time in bringing this program to Millersville. We see it as a way to potentially recruit students to all of our majors. We will also have a recruitment booth set up in the Marauder Court area to try to attract students and we have an open house in Osburn Hall from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.,” said Sharon Brusic, associate professor of applied engineering, safety & technology.
FTC is a robotics program for middle and high school students that allows them to experience science, technology, engineering and math in an interactive and fun way.
This year’s FTC is organized by volunteers in the Millersville community, which include students and faculty from the AEST department along with other Millersville departments and people from the community.