Classrooms in the Zeanah Engineering Complex are designed for students to experience Engineering Vol collaboration and problem solving from their first day.
As Richard Bennett returns to teaching full-time, Rachell McCord Ellestad is stepping in as Interim Director of the engage Engineering Fundamentals Program.
Amy Biegalski is a lecturer in the engage Engineering Fundamentals (EF) Program.
The Jerry E. Stoneking engage Engineering Fundamentals program turns 20 this year.
The origins of the Innovation and Collaboration Studios trace themselves back to the creation of the Engineering Fundamentals Program.
“This building is the latest sign of both our growth and our university’s commitment to providing the best experience possible for our students,” said Dean Wayne Davis. “We will be able to enhance the educational journey of our honors students and our freshmen, and we will finally be able to have our nuclear engineering department be in a building worthy of their nationally recognized status.”
“This project is the next step in fulfilling our commitment to provide students the best facilities, research opportunities, and classroom environments,” said Chancellor Beverly Davenport.
According to Dr. B, EF is vitally important because it introduces students to real-world problem-solving, diverse perspectives, and team-based hands-on experiences.