Tech Valley High School logo
tagline graphicphoto of studentsphoto of parent with studentphoto of teacher working with studentsphoto of business partnership at work with studentsphoto showing foundation support
bottom masthead border graphic

Second 'exposium' brings more options for TVHS students

 

11.13.09

 

A wide variety of leaders from Capital Region businesses descended on TVHS on Friday to  to provide an insight on how what students learn in school is relevant to the 'real world'.

Groups of students spent 15 minutes with each business leader as they discussed their respective businesses, the skills needed to succeed and how what their businesses do is used by customers and society.

Representatives spoke about everything from cancer research to building 'microchip labs' that will allow doctors to analyze sick patients on the battle field to creating maps in a world where boundaries and countries are forever changing.

In total, 11 business leaders were present for the "exposium", including representatives from Auterra, Clever Fellows: Q Drive Resonant Power Systems, the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, IBM, Pitney Bowes Business Insight and the Wadsworth Center.

Students selected the four information sessions they attended.

The interaction provides students with a better understanding of all that awaits them in the future and underscores the importance of what they are learning here at Tech Valley High School," said TVHS Principal Dan Liebert. 

 

The first exposium on November 4 saw represents from six businesses present.

 


 

 

bottom spacer graphic
bottom pixel border graphic