Betsy Chesnutt, lecturer in Engineering Fundamentals, worked with the Girl Scouts Beaver Creek Service Unit Leadership Team in August 2022 to organize a “Think Like an Engineer” Journey-in-a-Day for Cadette and Senior level girl scouts (grades 6 to 10). Scout leader Nicole Berkheimer contacted the college to connect for the event, and Chesnutt called for […]
Engineering Vols Help Girl Scouts “Think Like Engineers” for Badge Day
Staff Spotlight: Cheryl Huskey Engages for Engineering Fundamentals
“I love to help people and I try to bring my best to my role every day,” she said. “Students, faculty, and staff can see me for almost anything. I am always willing to help and serve others.”
Pionke Retires with a Solid Legacy of Educating Engineers
Chris Pionke, associate professor who worked with first-year students since the creation of Engineering Fundamentals, retired from the college.
Staff Spotlight: Michael Allen
Michael Allen is an academic support specialist who works with first-year students and helps support the Innovation and Collaboration Studio.
Students Found Project BEAD to be a Real Gem of an Experience
The college’s Office of Engineering Diversity Programs collaborated with the Her Majesty Design firm and the Earth’s Core rock and bead retailer for bead-making activities that introduce women in high school and college students to the creative, interdisciplinary, and helping aspects of engineering.
Faculty/Staff Spotlight: Amy Biegalski
Amy Biegalski is a lecturer in the engage Engineering Fundamentals (EF) Program.
Accolades: Taking Care of EF Business; Bachmann, Woodard Overdrive; Speaking the Scholarship Language
NE senior Amanda Bachmann won the Women in Nuclear Region II Leadership Award at the US Women in Nuclear Region II Conference held in Oak Ridge, April 10–12, topping two finalists in the professional sector.
Student and Faculty Contributions Honored at Council of Partners Banquet
“Engineering is a wonderful profession, allowing its practitioners to have tremendous impact on our families, communities, state, nation and global society,” said Dean. “This also places a significant dependency on engineers to get it right. This is a burden engineers must embrace, be humbled by their responsibilities and potential, and enjoy every minute.”
Stanfill Named Tickle College of Engineering Assistant Dean
Keith Stanfill named the Tickle College of Engineering’s first Edwards Assistant Dean and Director of Integrated Engineering Design.
A Bridge to Success
“We focus on the problem solving,” explained Faber, who teaches physics and engineering design to students in the Cook Grand Challenge Honors program. “We talk with them about whether the answer is reasonable and makes sense. There’s a lot of dialogue.”