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Chief of Staff
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1065
Fax:     (239) 590-1066
Email:  apacheco@fgcu.edu

 

 

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FGCU School of Engineering Presents Catapult Project Demonstration
4/26/2006

WHO     FGCU School of Engineering Students invites media representatives

WHAT     FGCU School of Engineering Catapult Project Demonstration

WHEN     9:30 a.m. to 10:45 p.m., Friday, April 28

WHERE     Reed Hall

WHY     Students in the School of Engineering at Florida Gulf Coast University test catapults they created for end of the year projects. Students work in groups using their catapults to throw a ping-pong ball a distance of 18 feet, working within specific requirements for the design.

Media/
Photo
Opportunities

     Photos and film footage of the students testing their catapults

     Photos and film footage of the catapults students designed

     Interviews with students participating in the assignment

     Interviews with students on their creative ideas on designing a catapult

     Interviews with FGCU's engineering professors


CONTACT     Associate vice president for Community Relations Audrea Anderson at (239) 590-1083

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