The Henry Luce Foundation, through the Clare Boothe Luce (CBL) Program, has awarded Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology $127,192 to support two fellowships for graduate women in engineering. The University will provide an additional $68,000 toward costs, bringing the total offered to $195,192 over two years for two outstanding women to pursue doctoral degrees in engineering fields.
On Tuesday, November 6, six engineering students from the KEEN program brought the weekly innovation challenge to Ritenour High School. Over 100 students enrolled in Project Lead the Way engineering courses participated in three challenges that focused on teamwork, communication and creative skills.
On November 3rd, students of Parks College of Engineering Aviation and Technology gathered in teams to compete in The Annual Great Pumpkin Launch on Saint Louis University’s Tegeler Field. Teams were judged on accuracy, distance, and most innovative design.
Students in the program will receive a global perspective and knowledge of European piloting standards by spending the first year of the program at SLU’s campus in Madrid, Spain, then completing the degree with hands-on flight experience at the St. Louis, Mo., campus.
On November 2, faculty from five Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network (KEEN) universities came together at Saint Louis University to find new ways to instill the entrepreneurial mindset into their courses through the Innovating Curriculum with Entrepreneurial Mindset (ICE) - Focus on Sustainability workshop.
The Weekly Innovation Challenge program has taken the next step in helping schools, organizations and institutions facilitate their own Innovation Challenges by creating a free iBook series, “Innovation Challenges - Mind Workouts for Teams.” The digital book illustrates mind exercises to create experiences that encourage the development of an entrepreneurial mindset.
The iScholars Program has selected 15 engineering students for the 2012 – 2013 academic school year. iScholars (innovation scholars), a student-led initiative, engage in different roles and activities such as community outreach, innovation leadership and design projects.
The James Sebesta, S.J., Endowed Scholarship will assist eligible students with costs associated with flight fees. Sebesta and the new fund were celebrated Sept. 28 at a fundraising dinner to support the new scholarship and other scholarships offered by Parks College.
Sridhar Condoor, Ph.D. has been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s fourth Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium, which will be held October 14–17 in Irvine, California.