Savannah Technical College establishes a student branch of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
For Release: September 22, 2011
Contact: Gail Eubanks
SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College has established a student branch of IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, with membership beginning this semester. The group is formed among students enrolled in the college’s Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology program with Department Head Dr. Oluwayomi Adamo serving as Branch Counselor and Derek Edens serving as Student Branch Chair.
“This organization will help our students gain exposure to the profession,” says Dr. Adamo. “There are a number of things that we can do as a result of our having this group. We will be competing in a robotics competition in Orlando in March and I want our students to be prepared.”
IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. http://www.ieee.org/about/index.html
Savannah Technical College offers the associate degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology including three specializations: Instrumentation and control Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, and Electronics Engineering Technology. There are currently 71 students enrolled in the program. http://www.savannahtech.edu/cwo/Industrial_Technology/Electronics_and_Computer_Engineering_Technology
The Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology associate degree program at Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050; Baltimore, MD 21202; Telephone: (410)341-7700.
Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.
Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).