The April 2nd SUNCHASE Solar Go-Kart Challenge for Elementary and Middle School students was a HUGE success! A good time was had by all . . . Video courtesy of Julien Thomas and Aaron Abboud Photos courtesy of Julien Thomas Visit news about FGCU for this and other interesting articles and events (Non-FGCU site)
Eagle EXPO allows potential students to visit Holmes Hall and obtain information regarding all disciplines (Bioengineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Software Engineering). Presentations are given in various rooms around the building and exhibits are designed to draw interest and promote conversation. Visit news about FGCU for this and other interesting articles and
Join us at the Cape Coral Cardboard Regatta, Sat., April 16 starting at 8:00 AM, Four Freedoms Park Click HERE for more details. A work in progress . . . Photos courtesy of Lynn See
Once a year, the busy tone of Holmes Hall softens as Engineering students of all fields come together for a week of daily fun called E-week. It is an annual event hosted by the FGCU chapter of Florida Engineering Society. Students got a chance to try their hand at the classic dunk tank game.
– PLTW Video above features Interview with Lanny Wood – The FGCU College of Engineering recently hosted the third consecutive statewide STEM Conference for Project Lead the Way (PLTW). Project Lead The way is one of the nation’s leading non-profit organizations aimed at developing STEM curricula for K-12 programs, which encompasses elementary, middle, and high
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is a nonprofit organization that is based in the U.S but has a focus and aim to improve water quality worldwide. It is the largest educational and scientific association of its kind dedicated to conserving and improving the quality of water supplies. The FGCU Whitaker College of Engineering recently
STEM at Work . . . Students from East Lee and Mariner High visit FGCU to learn more about Science/Technology/Engineering/Math.
The Hackathon Competition was a joint effort between Hertz and the College of Engineering. It involved a general combination of software engineers/computer programmers/graphic designers/project managers. Make sure to scroll down for Video. The purpose of the Event was to encourage students to stretch their skills in problem solving, teamwork, and presentations. It was a great networking opportunity and benefited
Finally – the results you have been waiting for . . . Winners of the Mr. & Mrs. Engineer Contest from E-Week are: BRANDON ROCHE & TAMARA WETHEIM (photo below) Congratulations to you both!
Engineering E-Week. . . WHAT A WEEK!!! Final Day: Face-off TUG-OF-WAR between the students and faculty. Dr. Zidek officiated. The STUDENTS won (no surprise there) !!!!!!!!!!!!!! P.S. You’ll find the 5th picture of “the post” quite amusing! Ask one of the ENV/CE students for the inside story) !
Day 4 of Engineering E-Week . . . A GREAT day was had by all at the Turkey Bowling and Jenga Contest! Some great pics of our students helping little future students (“engineers in the making”, so to speak!)
Third Day of E-Week . . . Mr. and/or Ms. Engineering Will Be Selected – see Photos below of Panel & Contestants: Stay tuned for the Winners!
Come out and enjoy Engineering E-Week with us – February 22 – February 26! Below are some of the activities taking place:
Some very good reasons to support FGCU’s United Way campaign. Please take a moment out of your day to support United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee counties. Our campaign is nearing the Feb. 28 finish line, but we remain short of our $35,000 goal. Here are some of the many reasons to give:
Engineering Students Use Campus Resources to Test Material Properties Knowing a material’s properties has always been something of paramount importance to any engineering field. A material’s strength, hardness, ductility and other factors are crucial in deciding how and where materials should be used in accordance with the desired purpose. For civil engineers this may be
This inventory was a collaborative project (non-FGCU site) with input and advice from residents of the Village of Estero, members of BikeWalkLee, faculty at Florida Gulf Coast University, and a great team of students. Faculty members Dr. Margaret Banyan (College of Arts & Sciences) and Dr. Claude Villiers (U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering) led the study, which
On the 13th of November, the Whitaker College of Engineering of FGCU, held its first internship fair intended solely for students majoring in Engineering. Though many Internship Fairs have been held at FGCU over the years, this was the first to be restricted to students majoring in any specific area of studies. Reid Lennertz, Director
ExCEEd TEACHING WORKSHOP – Application Available Now! The ExCEEd Teaching Workshop is a six-day practicum that provides engineering educators with an opportunity to improve their teaching abilities. Faculty members across the country and around the world have benefited from this workshop. Encourage a faculty member in your department to apply for this fellowship today. Together,
A Florida Gulf Coast University graduate has formally established his own independent video game company. James Beans established Moonfall Games, LLC, (non-FGCU site) on December 15, 2015, and has already begun work on his first interactive video game, Space Revolver, set to release in August 2017. James Beans graduated from FGCU in Spring 2015 with
Max Goodacre & Erik Mead (Environmental Engineering) Photo courtesy of Julien Thomas Video courtesy of Julien Thomas and Aaron Abboud There are only a few students who can say they are truly hardworking; there are even fewer that can say that they are dedicated. Max Goodacre and Eric Mead are prime examples of both. What started