RAPID CITY, S.D. (Feb. 25, 2014) – The South Dakota School
of Mines & Technology Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Chapter will host
the third annual Women’s History Month luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday,
March 20, at the Downtown Campus conference room. The
luncheon is open to all female students, alumnae, faculty and staff, and the
media is invited to attend.
The event will feature guest speaker Donna Kliche, Ph.D.,
associate professor of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences. Other SWE
members will share their experiences at SWE’s national and regional conferences
throughout the year.
Founded in 1950, the Society of Women Engineers is a
not-for-profit educational and service organization that establishes
engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers
women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and be recognized for their
life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders.
Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines &
Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid
City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university
enrolls 2,640 students from 45 states and 37 countries, with a
student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. The average starting salary for graduates is
$62,400 with a 98 percent placement rate. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sdsmt and on
Twitter at https://twitter.com/sdsmt.