Campus and Community

More than 300 Students Attend UHD’s Houston Prep Engineering Day

On Wednesday, July 9, UHD hosted the annual Houston Prep Engineering Day on campus.

According to Houston Prep Director Sangeeta Gad, roughly 315 middle and high school students participated in the activities, which included presentations from sponsors and faculty.

Presentations of note included a bridge building competition with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, a building competition with KBR, a presentation from Shell and CenterPoint Energy, as well as those from UHD faculty.

Students also showcased some of their engineering, robotics and other projects in the Student Project  Competition in the afternoon.

Special thanks goes to event sponsors:

  • Alief ISD, Galena Park ISD, Sheldon ISD, Spring Branch ISD
  • CenterPoint Energy
  • The KBR Foundation
  • The Powell Foundation
  • Schlumberger
  • State of Texas Legislature
  • TexPREP UT San Anotnio
  • College of Sciences and Technology – UHD

For more information, contact Sangeeta Gad, Houston PREP program director at gads@uhd.edu.

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