Yellow Pages |   News Updates |   Events Calendar |   Movie Times | Recycling  |   Document Shredding
Rocklin & Roseville Today Events
Celebrating Life...
HOME

Nontraditional Employment for Women Event in Rocklin




welding.jpg

On Friday April 19, high school girls, in groups of less than 10, will meet faculty, create a project and learn about careers that are nontraditional for women such as welding, mechatronics, automotive and drafting.

This intimate event will give girls a welcoming introduction to a technical education path at Sierra College.  They will see labs, use tools, build projects, meet female college students and learn about careers. The event is designed to connect with girls and inspire their career plans.

  • Businesses seek more employees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Women are underrepresented in these fields. Attracting female students to technical careers will help supply workers needed to maintain a global competiveness and provide living wage employment to women.

 The event will take place this Friday, April 19, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m at the Sierra College Rocklin campus, 5000 Rocklin Rd., Rocklin in numerous labs.

What to Expect

  • Girls doing hands-on projects using power and hand-tools in college labs.
  • Students using diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot basic mechanical issues on a car.
  • Women designing with 3D software and seeing 3D printing or additive manufacturing.
  • Females learning basic fabrication skills to make their own metal flower vase.
  • Girls interacting with faculty and college students at six different labs on campus.

More Information:
Carol Pepper-Kittredge, Director, Center for Applied Competitive Technology, 916-660-7810 or cpepper-kittrdege@sierracollege.edu .





Placer County News Headlines

Santucci Memorial Golf Tournament slated for SeptemberRoseville, Calif., - The 14th annual Bill Santucci Memorial Golf Tournament will take place Friday, Sept. 29 at Sierra View Country Club in Roseville.

PlacerArts Presents the 24th Annual Auburn Art WalkAuburn, CA - The annual Auburn Art Walk presented by PlacerArts will take place on Friday, Aug. 4

California Fire Updates (7.19.17)California Fire Updates 2017: Approximately 6,000 firefighters are battling 17 large wildfires in California.

Celebration for New Roseville Center for Sierra CollegeRoseville, Calif., - Sierra College invites the public to see its state-of-the-art classrooms and facilities at the new Roseville Center location in the heart of Roseville's Town Square

Paul Bancroft appointed to Sierra College BoardTruckee, CA -Kings Beach resident Paul Bancroft has been appointed to the Sierra College Board of Trustees. Bancroft will represent Area 2 and replaces Dave Ferrari who retired

Walmart Pays to Resolve Allegations of Violating Federal False Claims ActSACRAMENTO, Calif. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has paid $1.65 million to resolve allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act when it knowingly submitted claims

Viva la Tomato at the Midtown Farmers MarketSACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Midtown Association (MA) is pleased to announce exciting special activities happening in July - many designed to celebrate Sacratomato Week

Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard Expansion in RosevilleRoseville, CA- Expect delays for the next few months if you plan on traveling down Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard.

Granite Arch on Alzheimer's Memorial Wall a Tribute to President Ronald ReaganSacramento, CA - East Lawn Memorial Park is proud to unveil a granite arch on its historic Alzheimer's Memorial Wall on Saturday, July 22 at 10 a.m

Roseville and Lincoln to Host Senior Softball ChampionshipsRoseville, Calif - The 17th Annual Senior Softball Western National Championships will arrive in Placer Valley on July 25-30 with stops in Roseville and Lincoln.

Genesis G80: Luxury sedan at reasonable priceRoseville, CA- The 2017 Genesis G80 is a classy sedan has a long list of standard features, yet is still offered at a reasonable price.

Roseville Gas Prices Send Motorists on the RoadRoseville, CA- When it comes to gas prices, it's been a fun summer to hit the road. In Roseville, the trajectory of gas prices has kept the cost of filling up


NEWS: In Case You Missed It