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Friday, July 14, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Engineering Day
Celebrate Waterloo Engineering and The Tool

Come show your spirit and get your purple on! 

The tradition continues on July 14, 2017 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm to celebrate Engineering Day with our incredible community of students, alumni, professors and staff. This year's activities will include a colour throw (wear a white t-shirt!), BBQ featuring the famous 'Boggan Burgers, free treats and refreshments, a photo booth, purpling, The Tool and The Tool Bearers, and so much more!

The Tool will make a special appearance on Engineering Day as it's The Tool's 50th Birthday this year! Special treats will be served and engineering alumnus Jim Pike (BASc 1969, Mechanical), who brought our engineering mascot to campus when he was the EngSoc president, will make a guest appearance. View a video about The Tool's history featuring Jim Pike and The Tool.

Activities include:

  • Purple colour powder throw – wear a white shirt!
  • Ice cream truck, cupcakes, popcorn, and the famous ‘Boggan Burgers
  • Celebrate The Tool’s 50th Birthday with The Tool Bearers
  • Dunk Your Prof. Tank, inflatable games and a photo booth
  • And much more!

Dunk Your Prof. Tank Schedule

Get your throwing arms ready because here is the list (so far) of the awesome professors who will be braving the dunk tank!

Start

End

Professor Name

Dept

11:00

11:10

Nasser Abukhdeir

CHEM

11:10

11:20

Derek Wright

ECE

11:20

11:30

Mihaela Vlasea

MME

11:30

11:40

Chris Bachman

CEE

11:40

11:50

Eric Croiset

CHEM

Break for Colour Throw

12:10

12:20

Mehrdad Pirnia

MSCI

12:20

12:30

Rania Al-Hammoud

ECE

12:30

12:40

Andrew Milne

MME

12:40

12:50

​Douglas Harder

CEE

Because the friends we make here at Waterloo Engineering last a lifetime.

See last year's Engineering Day activities on Storify!

Share your photos and videos using #wearetheengineers

Engineering Day - colour throw

Cost 
Free
Location 
CPH - Carl A. Pollock Hall
Courtyard
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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