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Media Alert: Gifted And Talented Students To Study Robot Design At Frostburg State University

Funding Provided By Northrop Grumman And The Maryland Space Business Roundtable

For Immediate Release                      Contact: William Reinhard, 410-767-0486

Baltimore, MD (July 16, 2014)

WHAT:  During the week-long residential Maryland Summer Center for Future Engineers: Robot Design, students will look into the future as they design their very own robots for real world applications. Students will also discuss career opportunities in engineering and science with professors and engineers working in those fields.

The 2014 Maryland Summer Centers Program continues a 46 year commitment at the State level to provide summer educational opportunities for Maryland’s gifted and talented students. The program, coordinated through the Maryland State Department of Education, in partnership with public and nonpublic agencies, provides Maryland’s diverse gifted and talented student population with advanced, rigorous, experiential learning opportunities that nurture these students’ talents and abilities within unique learning environments.
WHO:  Gifted and Talented students entering grades 9 – 12, interested in engineering and robot technology, will learn how to program real robots, build their own mobile robot, and visit engineering and physics labs. 

WHEN:   July 12-17, 2014
               (Residential Program)         
WHERE:  Frostburg State University (Allegany County)
                 Compton Science Center
                 123 Compton Science Center
                 Frostburg, Maryland 21532

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