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Kettering University Open House Will Showcase Flint Campus Nov. 13

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The autumn open house at Kettering University in Flint, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 13, will show how Kettering’s faculty, labs, and programs bring knowledge and practice together in engineering, business, math, science and technology. The event is called Discover Kettering, and it is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Karen Full, Kettering’s director of Admissions, said there is simply no substitute for experience in today’s marketplace.

“Kettering gets you connected to learning outside the classroom as early as your freshman year — from our traditional co-op program, undergraduate research projects, entrepreneurship and innovation to service learning opportunities and incredible design competitions,” Full said.

Full also said that PayScale.com has documented that a Kettering engineering education has a return on investment that is tops in Michigan and in the Top 20 in the Midwest.

“Add in that Kettering is a ‘Best Midwestern College’ and also highly ranked in ‘America’s Best Colleges,’” Full said. “There is a lot to see and learn at Discover Kettering on Nov. 13.”

Kettering has some of the best engineering facilities available to undergraduates in the world and they’ll be on display at Discover Kettering, she noted.

“Our world-class faculty and outstanding students will be in the labs and classrooms, ready to talk to families who want to experience the campus,” Full said. “You’ll have an opportunity to discuss Kettering’s cooperative education and experiential learning format, its relevant majors, minors and concentrations, such as chemical engineering, computer gaming and aerospace engineering. Kettering’s new Pre-Med program will be featured. And we’ll tell you more about Kettering being the only university in the country where ‘Entrepreneurship Across The University’ efforts are campus wide.”

Registration starts at 9 a.m., followed by a Welcome to all participants at 10 a.m. Guests attending Discover Kettering will see Kettering’s Crash Safety Center, the Fuel Cell Center, and labs in acoustics, lasers and a wind tunnel. Students can meet with admissions, co-op and financial aid representatives. A panel of current Kettering students will share insights about their class and job experiences. A special session is offered for transfer students.

Although Discover Kettering is an open house, registration for the program is preferred by calling (800) 955-4464, ext. 7865, or visit: http://admissions.kettering.edu/visit/. Lunch will be provided for registered guests.

For more on Kettering University, visit www.kettering.edu.

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