Please join us for the 2017 PLTW Florida Winter State Conference being held at the Emergent Technologies Institute (ETI) on Friday, February 3. We are proud to announce that Dr. Vince Bertram (PLTW President & Chief Executive Officer) will be our Keynote Speaker. This Event brings together students, educators, business leaders, and policy makers from
The Sustainable Water Resources Roundtable (SWRR), a Federal advisory committee, is hosting a conference at FGCU called “Water Resource Challenges and Solutions in Florida.” The event is scheduled for December 14 & 15, 2016 and will be held in the Cohn Center. Registration is free but space is limited. For more information, see the event
JOIN US FOR THE ASCE GOLF TOURNAMENT Saturday, November 5, 2016 Stoneybrook Golf Club – Estero Shotgun Start at 8:30 AM $100 per player includes lunch, golf with cart, and driving range Please call 239-826-8863 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details on how to pay with credit card Or make check payable to: Southwest Florida Branch of
On Friday, November 4th, Career Development Services, in collaboration with the U. A Whitaker College of Engineering, will be hosting the U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering Career & Internship Expo in Holmes Hall Lobby from 11am – 3pm. This event is open to all students and alumni. We expect to host recruiters from over 30
Dr. Villiers (Civil Engineering) hosted the U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering’s very first Concrete EXPO Day on 5/18/16 — which was attended by students, faculty, exhibitors, professional engineers, and community leaders from the construction community. Presentations were given on the latest technology in: ACI Concrete Pavement Design Fiber-reinforcement of Concrete Cost-effective Specification of Admixtures Participants received 3 Professional Development Hours and
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