Engineering Week: Hidden Figures' Margot Lee Shetterly

The Raymond B. Jones College of Engineering is proud to partner with the English Department's Annual Landiss Lecture Series to bring Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly to campus.


In celebration of African American History Month and National Engineers Week, Nashville-area middle and high school students are invited to an Engineering Day on campus including a STEM mentoring lunch, hands-on activities, and a Conversation with Ms. Shetterly.

The general public is invited to an Author Talk with Ms. Shetterly Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. in Collins Auditorium.

Corporate Sponsorships and Private Donations are now available to underwrite Nashville students' participation in this event. Please designate your online gift for the College of Engineering's E-Week events.

See Sponsorship Levels and Benefits here.

Thank you to our Silver Sponsor:

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Public School Sponsors:

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Middle TN Teachers and Students are invited to Engineering Day on Campus. See Save the Date flyer, and preliminary registration information. Schools may RSVP (please note, we are at capacity and are now taking spots on a Waiting List) and apply for Sponsorship below.

A Sample Permission Slip with Photo Release will be posted here in mid-October, when schools are notified of their acceptance and approved transportation stipend.

For more information, contact Megan Davis, 615-966-5039 or 

Hidden Figures has been named the 2018-19 Nashville Reads book by the Mayor's Office and the Nashville Public Library Foundation, as well as the Common Read by the Lipscomb University Light Program. Look for copies of the book around town and in your libraries. Pick it up, read it, and pass it on!

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Schools: 2/19/19 RSVP

Please register your interest in participating in the Engineering Day on Campus Tuesday February 19, 2019.

As seating is limited in Collins Auditorium, only 750 teachers and students will be accepted. Please do not request more spaces than you can fill.

Note: as of Sept. 26, we are at capacity and taking names for a Waiting List.