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Welcome and Kick-Off BBQ

09/04/2018 - 6:00pm to 09/04/2018 - 7:30pm

Free dinner for all KGCOE female identifying students! 

Celebrate the start of a new academic year, meet new friends and reconnect with the old.  WE@RIT will present upcoming events and opportunities for involvement.

Location: SLA 2210/2220

Registration opens August 18th, 2018

Harris Resume Reviews & Mock Interviews

09/11/2018 - 4:30pm to 09/11/2018 - 6:00pm

Location: Kelly Conference Room (GLE-2255)

Join visiting engineers from Harris Corp to polish your resume or interview skills.  These short sessions are a great way to improve your resume and practice your interview skills before Career Fair! 

Appointments are necessary and will be scheduled for 15 minutes.

WE@RIT will be providing food and refresments for the duration of the event. 

ROC Underground Field Trip

09/22/2018 - 9:15am to 09/22/2018 - 3:15pm

The third annual fall field trip is an off-the-beaten-path tour of Rochester sites that play on the word "underground". This trip is intended to build community among the women of KGCOE while connecting to the Rochester community, both past and present.

$10/person includes transportation and tours. Bring or buy your own lunch.

Depart from J Lot at 9:15 am

Registration opens August 18th, 2018

Itinerary:

Concrest

The neighborhood in East Rochester designed by our college's namesake, Kate Gleason.

The Rochester Public Market

America's longest, continuously running public market! This stop will include a private overview of the market's history given by Friends of the Market. Enjoy lunch on your own or bring a lunch with you.

The Genesee Brew House

With its spectacular views of High Falls on the Genesee River, this is a popular landmark in downtown Rochester. Following a tour of the brewery, we will make our way to the Pont de Rennes Bridge for pictures and a brief overview of the Brown's Race Historic District.

Mt. Hope Cemetery

One of America’s first public cemeteries, designed by America’s famous landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted (of Central Park fame) and home to some very famous residents including Susan B. Anthony.  Come see this beautiful, historic, and unique Victorian-era public cemetery and learn about its significance from an official guide.

GE Aviation Co-op Panel

10/02/2018 - 7:00pm to 10/02/2018 - 8:00pm

Tuesday, Oct. 2nd 

Kelly Conference Room, GLE-2255

Students recently returned from co-op at GE Aviation treated the participants of WE’re in Motion to a panel about preparing for co-op.  Now, the panel is back by popular demand just in time for career fair.  Both humorous and helpful, these five students will recount the do’s and don’ts of co-op, how to get the most out of the co-op experience, and share the many lessons they learned in the process.  Don’t miss this one!

Kate's Hour Social Event: GloGolf at Marketplace Mall

10/14/2018 - 2:00pm to 10/14/2018 - 4:00pm

Depart from J Lot

Celebrate being halfway through the fall semester by getting off-campus for a round glow-in-the-dark mini golf!

Cost: $5 (normally $10) includes transportation and 54 holes of mini golf

Registration opens August 18th, 2018

Volunteers for 2018 WE@RIT Engineering Open House

11/03/2018 - 9:00am to 11/03/2018 - 1:00pm

Volunteer to demonstrate a short STEM activity to ~500 visiting 5th-9th graders, their parents and their teachers!  Stations are located throughout James Gleason Hall, and encompass activities in every engineering major within KGCOE.  A leadership team in each major will show you what to do.  You get a “WE@RIT Can Do It” Rosie the Riveter t-shirt and the satisfaction of being a role model and inspiration for the next generation of female engineers!

Invitation e-mail to volunteer coming soon!

Gleason Works Tour & Lunch

11/09/2018 - 9:00am to 11/09/2018 - 1:00pm

Location: The Gleason Works, Rochester, NY

When: Friday, November 9th 2018

Depart from Lot J at 9:00 am

Depart from Gleason at 1:00 pm

Registration opens August 18th, 2018

Take a trip to the Gleason Works production facility of Gleason Corporation in downtown Rochester to learn about the history of Gleason (including the involvement of our college's namesake, Kate Gleason), receive a guided tour (including Specialized Gear Services, Machine Assembly, New Product Development, Tooling, and Automation), and a chance to chat with some of Gleason's own women in engineering over a Q&A session during lunch! Transportation and lunch will be provided, but registration is limited to 40 people so register today!

 

Kate's Hour Social Event: Alumni Speed Networking

11/15/2018 - 5:00pm to 11/15/2018 - 7:00pm

WE@RIT has invited a handful of KGCOE engineering alumnae back to meet and speed network with current students.  These alumnae will offer advice and anecdotes on how using their networks has advanced their careers, which in many cases has spanned multiple industries.  KGCOE students will be paired up to rotate among alumnae for an hour of questions and conversations.

More information and registration date to come!

Kate's Hour Social Event: Kate Gleason's Birthday

11/19/2018 - 3:00pm

Location: Gordon Atrium

Celebrate Kate Gleason's 153rd birthday with FREE CUPCAKES in Gordon Atrium (while supplies last).

No registration required

Questions? Email we@rit.edu

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