College of Engineering Office of Undergraduate Studies

Rocket Engineer for a Day

nitschke hall

The College of Engineering invites you to explore Rocket Engineer for a Day! This is an opportunity for students and parents to gain knowledge of the College of Engineering. The day will be filled with great information and lasting connections with staff, faculty, and current students. You will hear from current students and gain insight on our variety of majors and our co-op program. Parents will learn about how we support your students, while students will participate in an interdisciplinary hands-on activity. All guests will tour the facilities as well as a main campus tour and optional tour of the Honors Academic Village – home to our Engineering Living Learning Community. Lunch will be provided.

Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 9:30 AM until 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Nitschke Auditorium
1600 N Westwood Ave
Toledo, OH 43606

 Students and Guests

 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.           Program Check-In

                                                Location: Nitschke Auditorium Lobby

 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.         Welcome: Dr. Mike Toole, Dean, Dr. Matthew Franchetti, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Jon Pawlecki, Director of Student Services and     Transfer Partnerships

                                                Location: Nitschke Auditorium

 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.      Lab tour and demonstrations

                                                Location: Various labs

Parents, Guardians, and Guests

 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.     Student Stories: Current College of Engineering Students

                                                Admission Presentation: Taylor Coleman, Recruitment Officer 2

Financial Aid Presentation: Anne Yeager, Assoc. Director of Rocket                  Solution Central                 

                                                Honors Academic Village (HAV) Presentation: Luis Stagg, HAV Manager

                                                Location: SSOE Seminar Room (Nitschke Hall 1027)


 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.     Hands-On Activity: Stomp Rocket Competition

                                                Location: Nitschke Auditorium

Students and Guests

 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.     Lunch and Q&A

                                                Location: Nitschke Auditorium

 12:30 – 12:45 p.m.     Break

 12:45 – 2:00 p.m.        Main Campus Tour

Tour will leave from Nitschke Auditorium and return to Nitschke Auditorium

 Optional Programing

 2:15 p.m.                          Honors Academic Village Tour

Location: Honors Academic Village (2125 Campus Rd, Toledo, OH 43606).

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 General College of Engineering Questions:

 Jon Pawlecki, Director of Student Services and Transfer Partnerships – 419-530-8045


Dual Enrollment, College Credit Plus, International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement Questions:

 Ryan Martindale, Associate Director of Transfer Programs – 419-530-8048

Last Updated: 11/12/21