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
FES Student Club is hosting an end-of-the year BBQ on Saturday, May 2, from 2:00pm – 6:00pm in the recreation fields next to the dirt parking lot. Come and join the fun!
Engineering Students WIN the “Titanic” Award! The Scarlet Dagger (37 feet, 600 lbs), constructed by approx. 20 FGCU students was the largest ship in Cape Coral’s 19th Cardboard Boat Regatta Competition. Students wore pirate regalia and lobbed water balloons at their competitors. “We had a blast, regardless of the outcome” said Kyle Binninger. A good time
For full story in News-Press.com by Laura Tichy-Smith, Special to Cape Life, CLICK ON BELOW LINK: Cardboard Boat Regatta Competition – April 18 Photo by: Andreas Pawlik of SWFL360/Special to Cape Life If you go: What: Cape Coral Cardboard Boat Regatta weekend Where: All events at Four Freedoms Park, 4818 Tarpon Court, Cape Coral Cost: Free admission to
Click link for STORY : Redesign for Ponce de Leon Park Then choose Tab “What’s New” for full story by NBC-2.com WBBH News Click link for VIDEO: Redesign for Ponce de Leon Park NBC-2 News Reporter, Chris Gilmore Students: Ryan Drendel, Bettina Botha, Christian Harvey, and Oscar Lugo
FGCU Emergent Technologies Institute (ETI) Ground Breaking It is a culmination of years of planning that has often been slowed down by a wavering economy. Tuesday, FGCU officials including Simmons rejoiced as state and local leaders broke ground on the future site of the Emergent Technologies Institute. “It’s an outreach from the university to the
Bio of Richard Behr, Engineering Dean at FGCU Dr. Behr has made contributions in a variety of Structural Engineering research areas. His earlier research focused on the structural performance and durability of building enclosure systems subjected to severe windstorm, earthquake and accelerated weathering effects. His work emphasized experimental structural engineering as applied to glass and
Lisa A. Zidek is the Associate Dean Lisa A. Zidek is the Associate Dean in the U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering and Associate Professor in Bioengineering. She joined FGCU in January, 2007 as the Academic Program Director. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering Health Care Management from the University of Wisconsin. She has served as
Selective Program for Internships in Civil and Environmental Engineering (SPICE) This internship program is designed to provide qualified students in the Environmental/Civil engineering programs with additional engineering work experience outside of and in addition to the classroom environment.
NSF ENGINEERS GRANT –Co PI’s Dr. Tanya Kunberger and Dr. R. Christopher Geiger By Encouraging the Next Generation of Innovative iNtelligent Engaged Engineers to Reach Success, the ENGINEERS program within the U. A. Whitaker College of Engineering (WCE) at Florida GulfCoast University (FGCU) gives academically talented students with demonstrated financial need the opportunity to augment their educational experience through enhanced academic mentoring and meaningful extracurricular
Fox4now.com – By Karl Fortier. CREATED Mar 21, 2015 FORT MYERS, Fla. – Teams from Southwest Florida High Schools gathered at Florida Gulf Coast University Saturday to show off their wheels for their own kind of “street heat” at the 3rd annual Solar Go-Kart Challenge. Students from thirteen high schools took part in a race
Student preparation for Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge Competitions: