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Engineering 100

Maryland Engineers - Designing Tomorrow Today: 1894-1994

 

—University of Maryland at College Park —

 
Engineering -100 Marker [<i>south face</i>] image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 20, 2011
1. Engineering -100 Marker [south face]
Inscription.
[south face:]
Engineering 100
Maryland Engineers - Designing Tomorrow Today: 1894-1994
University of Maryland at College Park

[east face:]
Important Milestones
1894 – 1944
1894 - Mechanical Engineering established
1898 - 1st Bachelor of Science degree awarded
1900 - Civil Engineering established
1908 - Electrical Engineering established
1912 - 100th Bachelor of Science degree awarded
1932 - 500th Bachelor of Science degree awarded
1937 - Chemical Engineering established
1942 - 1,000th Bachelor of Science degree awarded
1944 - Glenn L. Martin made his first gift resulting
in the Glenn L. Martin Institute of Technology

[north face:]
This monument was dedicated on May 19, 1994 to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the establishment of the Engineering program at the institution now known as the University of Maryland at College Park.

George E. Dieter
Dean

[west face:]
Important Milestones
1944 - 1994
1949 - Aerospace Engineering established
1956 - Fire Protection Engineering established
1967 - 5,000th Bachelor of Science degree awarded
1969 - Co-operative Engineering Education
Engineering -100 Marker [<i>east face</i>] image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 20, 2011
2. Engineering -100 Marker [east face]
established
1970 - Nuclear Engineering established
1981 - 10,000th Bachelor of Science degree awarded
1983 - Engineering Research Center established
1989 - Institute for Systems Research established
1993 - 18,001 Bachelor of Science degrees awarded in the first 100 years
1994 - A. James Clark School of Engineering established
 
Erected 1994 by A. James Clark School of Engineering.
 
Location. 38° 59.319′ N, 76° 56.249′ W. Marker is in College Park, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Campus Drive west of Paint Branch Drive. Click for map. Marker is off the sidewalk, below the steps at the main entrance to Glenn L. Martin Hall (Engineering Teaching Building) north of Campus Drive, one block west of the university's main entrance gate at Baltimore Avenue (US Hwy. 1) and Paint Branch Drive. Marker is in this post office area: College Park MD 20742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founders’ Gateway (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clarence Mitchell, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Maryland's First State Tree Nursery, 1914-1950 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Rossborough Inn
Engineering -100 Marker [<i>north face</i>] image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 20, 2011
3. Engineering -100 Marker [north face]
(approx. ¼ mile away); "May Peace Prevail on Earth" (approx. ¼ mile away); R. Lee Hornbake Library (approx. ¼ mile away); “On the Shoulders of Giants” (approx. ¼ mile away); Blair Lee III (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in College Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. A. James Clark School of Engineering. (Submitted on July 23, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Glenn L. Martin. ... Martin's donations to the University of Maryland, College Park, created the Glenn L. Martin Institute of Technology, which includes the School of Engineering. The University's wind tunnel also bears Martin's name. ... (Submitted on July 23, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. EducationScience & Medicine
 
Engineering -100 Marker [<i>west face</i>] image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 20, 2011
4. Engineering -100 Marker [west face]
Engineering -100 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 20, 2011
5. Engineering -100 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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