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
Panelists (left to right): Dr. Lisa Zidek, Dr. Tanya Kunberger, Dr. Ingrid Buckley, Dr. Ashley Danley-Thomson Photo and Article courtesy of Nevon Moore On Wednesday, the 7th of October, 2015, the Women in STEM organization (WiSTEM) allowed more than 40 young women, a wonderful opportunity to interact with some outstanding female faculty at their Women in
In the field of Civil Engineering, one of the most omnipresent materials you will find is concrete. It serves as the basic building block for so many of the structures in our everyday world. As a result, it is very fitting that it serves as one of the main recurring topics in the Civil Engineering
Come to Holmes Hall Lobby and check out all of the employers that have arrived for our first annual Engineering Job and Internship Expo! Employers will be here from 11:00AM – 3:00 PM, today Friday November 13th.
Civil Engineering students had a blast visiting CEMEX Quarry on Alico Road. They gained tons of information from experts in the field. See below photos of the group and the signed Certificate they presented to CEMEX. To learn more about Engineering courses in detail visit http://www.fgcu.edu/eng/
Naples Film Festival Documentary shows “CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap” By: Janusz Zalewski, Software Engineering Professor See Review below: What may be a real hit at this year’s Naples International Film Festival, which opens on Thursday, is “Code: Debugging the Gender Gap” (dir. Robin Hauser Reynolds), a documentary about participation of women and minorities in
The Engineering Program at Florida Gulf Coast University seeks to facilitate the holistic development of all “Eagles” who are prospective engineers. Therefore, in addition to the dissemination of knowledge through formal classes, students are encouraged to be a part of various student organizations, particularly those with a focus on Engineering. At the beginning of every
Dr. Kristoph-Dietrich Kinzli participated in The St. Baldrick’s Foundation Event today by shaving his head in an effort to raise money for childhood cancer research. Generous donations from students/faculty/staff and friends made this Campaign a huge success and were greatly appreciated! The Foundation announced that over $2 million were just awarded for infrastructure Grants which
October 6, 2015 was the annual Majors Fair at FGCU, a time for respective ambassadors to display why they believed their major to be the best. Engineering Ambassadors David, Cassandra and Jessica were excited to tell me why. What’s so special about engineering? Well, according to Jessica, the software engineering student, it gives her a
Students from the Engineering Mechanics class were assigned a very thin and frail sheet of Balsa wood (1/8”*4”*36”) and told to construct a bridge using their knowledge on trusses and forces. The real challenge, here was trying to build a structurally sound system that could withstand a reasonable amount of force. This task was further
Dr. Claude Villiers, FGCU Civil Engineering, attended the Village of Estero Road Assessment Meeting. See NBC2news.com coverage for more details.
Make sure to participate: November 13, 11:00 am – 3:00pm, Holmes Hall. Students: Please make sure to accept the Career Expo Preparation Canvas invite that was sent to you, if you need assistance please come see Rachel Boyce in Holmes Hall 207. Click on article title for additional information.
It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that we mourn the death of our beloved alumni student and friend . . Rebeca Olivera was a Spring 2015 Environmental Engineering graduate and was involved in numerous organizations across campus. She had gone back to school to pursue a Master’s Degree at the University of Monterrey. Friends said she wanted
See below for excerpt from EDC-Diversity Initiative Letter by ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education dated 8/3/15: Engineering is empowering society in unprecedented ways. It is at the core of all innovation, resulting in tremendous societal and economic benefits; it is the most important discipline to address current and emerging challenges in the US and on
Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Workshops for Teachers held on campus from July 6 through July 24 were a tremendous success! (Photo by James Greco) Teachers Get Intensive STEM training at FGCU (Story by Andrew Sterwald) By training educators how to teach STEM subjects better, FGCU and Project Lead the Way help ensure that more students
Excellence in Civil Engineering Education The U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering hosted the American Society of Civil Engineer’s (ASCE) Excellence in Civil Engineering Education (ExCEEd) Teaching Workshop in June, 2015. For complete article, visit UniversityVu.com By clicking on this link you are being re-directed to a non-FGCU site.
STEM@Work is a partnership between The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools and The School District of Lee County. STEM@Work students across Lee County worked in teams to design their best tennis-ball launching catapults using the knowledge they’ve gained in science, technology, engineering and math during this past year. For more information, visit UniversityVu By clicking
ASCE Student Chapter has been selected by the Committee on Student Members to receive a Letter of Honorable Mention for its outstanding activities as recorded in the 2014 Chapter Annual Report. This is recognition received by only the top third of all Student Organizations. Click HERE to view full letter on UniversityVu.com By clicking on