Engineers Week

Engineers Week 2022

Engineers Week was founded in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers to celebrate and promote the engineering profession. February 20-26 is the 2022 National Engineers Week, and the College of Engineering is celebrating with several activities and events!


Engineers Week Kick-Off / Dean Meet & Greet
Monday, February 21

11:00am - 1:00pm
John Bardo Center Lobby

Meet Dr. Anthony Muscat, dean of the College of Engineering, and enjoy connecting with the engineering community on campus. In addition to food, there will also be an exclusive College of Engineering tie-dye T-shirt available for the first 200 students.

Engineers Week T-Shirt

Golden Calculator Search
Monday, February 21 - Friday, February 25

All Day
All College of Engineering Buildings

Can you find a golden calculator? Five golden calculators will be hidden among the buildings on campus that house College of Engineering programs (Wallace Hall, Jabara Hall, Engineering Building, Beggs Hall, John Bardo Center, and Partnership 2). Clues will be announced daily on the College of Engineering’s Instagram account (@wsu_engineering).

Find any one of the golden calculators and return it to the Engineering Student Success Center by noon on Friday and you will receive up to $50 of WSU merchandise of your choice from the WSU Bookstore! Only one prize per College of Engineering student can be redeemed. The search is on! The Engineering Student Success Center's reception desk is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Engineers Week Keynote Speakers: Joan Wagner & Anthony Muscat
Tuesday, February 22

7:00pm - 9:00pm
RSC Ballroom
*Family friendly event - students, faculty, and staff are welcome to bring spouses, significant others, and/or children.*

The College of Engineering is honored to welcome back alumna Joan Wagner, PE, as our 2022 Engineers Week keynote speaker.

Reimagining the Possible: Engineers are constantly put in a box, most of all by engineers. However, we have an amazing superpower – Problem Solving – making us valuable across the spectrum of society. Ms. Wagner will discuss the flexibility of your education and the potential you have for impact to improve the world. 

Joan was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas, and stayed close to home for college where she attended Wichita State University. She completed her BS in Industrial Engineering in 1999, and went to work at Metal-Fab as a Plant Industrial Engineer. There she specialized in cost reduction initiatives through design improvements and capital implementation. For the past several years, Joan has worked in Systems Engineering roles, and is currently at Spirit AeroSystems working in Requirements for Manufacturing, Tooling and Quality. Joan is also active with the Girl Scouts, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through Team in Training, and volunteers regularly with her church and local STEM programs. Additionally, she completed her personal challenge of running a half marathon in every state on June 29, 2019. 

One lucky College student who attends the presentation will win a $250 scholarship from the College of Engineering. Additionally, we will have other fun giveaways throughout the evening!

Joan Wagner

College of Engineering Bowling Night
Wednesday, February 23

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes (RSC Lower Level)
*Family friendly event - students, faculty, and staff are welcome to bring spouses, significant others, and/or children.*

Kick back and enjoy an evening of cosmic bowling with fellow College of Engineering students, staff, and faculty. We will have free snacks, drinks, and an opportunity to make new connections with others in the College of Engineering!

Spare Parts Movie Night
Friday, February 25

7:00pm - 9:00pm
CAC Theater
*Family friendly event - students, faculty, and staff are welcome to bring spouses, significant others, and/or children.*

Reimagine the possible through the story of four high school students who formed a robotics club where, despite no experience and only $800, used car parts, and a dream, this rag tag team goes up against the country's reigning robotics champion, MIT. Popcorn and drinks provided! This movie is rated PG-13.

Spare Parts movie

College of Engineering 5K Run/Walk
**Registration has closed for this event. If you did not register, you may come and observe, but may not participate in the run/walk.**
Saturday, February 26
11:00am - 12:00pm
John Bardo Center Courtyard
*Family friendly event - students, faculty, and staff are welcome to bring spouses, significant others, and/or children.*

Join us for the first College of Engineering 5K run/walk and compete against Dr. Anthony Muscat and Jacob Mendez! The 5K is free for College of Engineering students, faculty, and staff and will include medals for the top finishers in the student, faculty, and staff categories. The race will occur on the WSU campus and will conclude with snacks, water, and a celebration after the race finishes!

5K Run/Walk Routes