TEMPE – An Awesome start for our student branch this Academic year 2019-2020. More than 30 undergraduate students participated in an event organized in collaboration with Texas Instruments, one of the pioneers in semiconductor technology.

The Robot Kit Build Party was part of an ongoing collaboration between the Fulton Schools and the company that is providing students more than fun hands-on learning experiences. Through such events, along with online curriculum, the company is helping students gather engineering skills they need to master for a career in the electronics industry.

Texas Instruments marketing manager Jason Rubadue directed the robot build session. His job, he says, is ensuring students “are educated about our products and services” so they can become part of a strong pool of potential future employees.

The Fulton Schools “are putting out a lot of good electrical and computer engineers, so we want to make sure we are giving ASU a lot of extra attention,” Rubadue says.