For release: June 22, 2010
For press information, contact Curt Guenther, 901/678-2843
A week-long exploration of Transportation Engineering Careers will be held June 28
through July 2 at the Herff College of Engineering at the University of Memphis for
high school science and math teachers and high school students who have finished their
freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school.
Sponsored by the U of M’s Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute, with support
from CN Railroad, the fast-paced, interactive TREC program is designed to inform participants
about career opportunities in the transportation engineering field and give them hands-on
experience with practical problems faced daily by transportation engineers.
The program will cover the fundamentals of transportation engineering, with particular
emphasis on sustainable practice and design.
More information is available online at www.ce.memphis.edu/TREC