Engineering Ambassadors Conference @ University of Connecticut
September 15-17, 2016
University Park, State College, PA
Campus Map Online
The Nittany Lion Inn
200 W. Park Ave
State College, PA 16803
Everyone should park in the Nittany Parking Deck. Due to an ongoing update to their ticketing system, you may or may not receive a ticket upon entering the garage. If you do not, there is nothing for you to do other than park. If you do receive a ticket, the front desk at the Nittany Lion Inn can validate it for you since you are attending the conference.
Please contact Erik Orient with questions about the conference.
Please contact Christine Haas with questions about the Engineering Ambassadors Network.
Registration is now closed for this event.
Please note: Engineering Ambassadors cannot attend the workshop without an advisor.
Thanks to the support of the National Science Foundation, registration for this workshop is only $50 per person. Invoices for payment will be sent to advisors directly. This registration fee is waived for schools that are attending for the first time.
Conference Evaluation (please do not complete until Sunday afternoon)
Agenda for Ambassadors (subject to change)
Agenda for Advisors (subject to change)
Templates, Workbooks, and Team/Attendee Lists
Preparation AssignmentsAccessing Wi-Fi On-Campus
Free wifi access is available to all Penn State visitors by following these steps. First, check your wireless signal for the network names "attwifi." Connect to "attwifi" by configuring your wireless network settings to access "attwifi." Next, launch a web browser and attempt to connect to any website. Finally, click "Get Connected" to agree to Terms of Service on the AT&T Wi-Fi connection page. You should then be connected to the Internet!
Charging your laptops and electronic devices
Ambassadors are required to have a laptop for the conference. Please ensure that you fully charge your laptop and other electronic devices each night in preparation for the following day. There are not sufficient outlets and power strips in most areas to accommodate a large number of users.
Dress Code for Ambassadors
Friday: Wear your university/Ambassador program gear!
Saturday: Casual, but think jeans, not pajamas
Sunday: Business casual for your presentation