AEA Presence on CCNY Campus
On October 15, 2015 Sal Galletta, AEA Chairperson, along with George Tavoulareas, president of NSPE-Queens Chapter, gave a presentation to Engineering students at the City College of New York (CCNY). There was a large turnout of about 50 students. As usual, the students were very receptive and appreciative of the efforts to convey to them the experiences and insights of seasoned Design Professionals. After the presentation, there was a lively and engaged Q & A session. Clearly, the students appreciated and valued the very informative presentation.
Following the presentation, Sal Galletta, along with George Tavoulareas, met with Dr. Fred Brodzinski to discuss ways of interacting with the Engineering students of CCNY on an on-going basis. After a lengthy discussion of various approaches, it was agreed that the easiest and most doable approach, requiring the least effort, was a lecture series which would cover those non-technical concepts and topics (i.e. ethics, licensure, leadership, communications, etc.) that the students need to learn. The speakers for these lectures would come mostly from industry. Dr. Brodzinski promised he will get back with a specific proposal for a lecture series.