LWTech to host tour for Washington STEM summit

LTTech will welcome more than 40 community, business and education leaders as part of Washington STEM’s 2017 STEM Summit.

  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 8:30am
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Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland will welcome more than 40 community, business and education leaders to its campus as part of Washington STEM’s 2017 STEM Summit.

The summit, which will take place on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, will include excursions to STEM education sites, including LWTech, which is the only college included in the tour, according to a press release. Guests will tour three areas of the college: the nursing SIM lab, machining lab, digital gaming and interactive media lab.

The visit will be from 9-10:30 a.m. on Nov. 28.

Washington STEM is a statewide nonprofit advancing excellence, equity, and innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math education. For more information, go to www.washingtonstem.org.

As the only public institute of technology in Washington, LWTech provides students with the latest cutting edge skills relevant to today’s workplace. LWTech offers eight bachelor’s degrees, more than 45 associate degrees, and more than 85 professional certificates in 44 areas of study, including STEM-focused programs in science, technology, engineering and math.

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