Kettering University, Hendrickson Team up for Co-Op Reception for Chicago-Area High School Students

Kettering University, Hendrickson Team up for Co-Op Reception for Chicago-Area High School Students

WOODRIDGE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kettering University and Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems, one of the University's top co-op partners, are teaming up for a reception for high school students interested in Kettering University in the Chicago area from 6-8 p.m. April 8.

The event will give students an opportunity to learn more about Kettering University's innovative co-op and experiential-based Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education model and will give insight into what both a co-op and career with an international industry leader like Hendrickson entails. Along with meeting Hendrickson officials, attendees will also be able to meet with Kettering University admissions and co-op representatives as well as talk with current Kettering University students who co-op with Hendrickson and alumni who work there.

"This is an amazing opportunity for potential students to see firsthand the value of cooperative education from one of Kettering University's premier co-op partners," said Lisa Macon, assistant director of admissions at Kettering University.

High school juniors and seniors interested in attending should RSVP to Lisa Macon at by April 5.

About Kettering University

Kettering University is a nationally-recognized STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and Business university and a national leader in combining a rigorous academic environment with rich opportunities for experiential learning and cooperative education and a focus on the learning experience of the individual student. Kettering students develop globally competitive skills and knowledge, along with the soft skills needed to apply both successfully in real-life situations. Kettering was one of the first universities to recognize the extraordinary talents and promise of FIRST students and has awarded $2.5 million in scholarships to FIRST participants since 1999. Kettering's 1,900 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students choose from 15 undergraduate and 9 master's degrees, plus more than 50 minors, specialties, concentrations and courses of study. Some of Kettering's fastest growing academic majors are Bioinformatics, Chemical Engineering and BioChemistry. Visit

About Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems is the leading global manufacturer and supplier of medium- and heavy-duty mechanical, elastomeric and air suspensions; integrated and non-integrated axle systems; auxiliary lift axle systems; parabolic and multi-leaf springs; bumper and trim components to the global commercial transportation industry. Visit

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