$1 MILLION ENGINE FOR SUNY ENGINEERING PROGRAM

Announcement

ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, AT 4 PM, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK MARITIME COLLEGE, THROGGS NECK, BRONX, NEW YORK CITY (www.sunymaritime.edu) WILL HOLD A GALA UNVEILING CEREMONY TO MARK THE DONATION OF A $1 MILLION DIESEL ENGINE TO THE COLLEGE’S ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT FROM WARTSILA CORPORTION, OF HOUSTON, TEXAS. www.wartsila.com

THE ENGINE WILL BE USED TO TEACH UNDERGRADUATE MARITIME ENGINEERING STUDENTS THE INTRICACIES OF A STATE-OF-THE-ART DIESEL ENGINE THAT COULD BE USED TO POWER A CRUISE SHIP. IN ADDITION TO THE DONATED 26-MEDIUM SPEED DIESEL ENGINE, GENERATOR AND ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT, STUDENTS WILL ALSO GAIN ACCESS TO WARTSILA’S TRAINING ACADEMY IN FORT LAUDERDALE, FL.

THE UNVELIING CEREMONY WILL BEGIN AT 4 PM IN THE SUNY MARITIME ENGINEERING BUILDING – MARVIN TODE HALL, SUNY MARITIME CAMPUS, THROGGS NECK, BRONX, NY.

NEW YORK STATE SENATOR JEFFREY KLEIN, AS WELL AS NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLYMAN MICHAEL BENEDETTO WILL BE ON HAND FOR THE CEREMONY ALONG WITH WARTSILA EXECUTIVES AND SUNY MARITIME COLLEGE LEADERSHIP.

The ceremony serves as the official dedication and opening of the Wärtsilä Lab, housed in Marvin Tode Hall, science and engineering building on the SUNY Maritime campus, the Bronx, New York City.

RECEPTION FOLLOWS FORT SCHUYLER, THE PENTAGON, SUNY MARITIME COLLEGE CAMPUS FROM 5- 7 PM.

For directions to SUNY Maritime College, Throggs Neck, Bronx, NYC visit: www.sunymaritime.edu/About%20Maritime/Directions.aspx