'NEO Guys' Explore Nontraditional Careers

Published 05.22.2012


Boys check their heart rates in the nursing labNursing student Philip W. Waltz leads participants in a learning activity with an infant patient simulatorStudents explore chemistry in the early childhood education program by making play puttyOutreach for K-12 hosted a group of seventh- and eighth-grade boys on campus Tuesday for “NEO Guys,” giving them a chance to explore nontraditional employment opportunities in four areas.

Barbara J. Albert, early childhood education program specialist; Tushanna M. Habalar, learning lab coordinator for nursing; Todd M. Keeley, part-time instructor of baking and pastry arts; and Shawn A. Kiser, director of dental hygiene, as well as several students, provided the boys with fun hands-on activities to demonstrate the appeal of each career.