The GM Academy of Arts & Engineering Kicks Off the Lecture Series

Posted on October 17, 2012, in Academics, Lancer Life, Organizations

Frank Tursi, D.O., Director of Medical Education at Millcreek Community Hospital in Erie spoke to about 60 General McLane HS Students today as part of the GM Academy of Arts & Engineering’s Medical Program. Tursi, who is the 100th President of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association(POMA), gave the students a variety of information on a career in medicine — from the history of Osteopathic medicine to what courses to take in college to advice on seeking a career in the medical field.

Tursi gave students the opportunity to ask him any questions during and after the assembly Wednesday.

The next event is another Career Awareness Activity, only this one is on Careers in Engineering as part of the GM Academy of Arts & Engineering’s Engineering Program. Mechanical Engineer Ken Taylor, from CMI, and Dr. Melanie Hatch (dean of Gannon’s College of Engineering and Business) will speak November 14 from 10:45 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. to Academy students, as well as any students interested in an engineering career.

The Academy of Arts & Engineering demonstrates excellence in education and helps make General McLane High School one of the top schools with strong academics in Erie, PA.