Army Corps promotes STEM careers for National Engineers Week
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Why should American students care about pursuing engineering careers?Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are communicating the answer to students throughout the year-and especially during National Engineers Week, which runs this year from Feb. 16 through Feb. 22.
District welcomes middle school’s First Lego® League
Jacksonville District continues to make strides in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education, as employees hosted students from JEB Stuart Middle School’s First Lego® League (FLL) at the district’s headquarters office. The event provided a view of the STEM disciplines as they are used in Corps career fields.
Europe District engineers drive STEM initiative in 2013 and beyond
WIESBADEN, Germany -- Did you have a mentor growing up? Perhaps you can recall a role model, adviser or volunteer who helped steer you toward the career you have today. Last year, more than 20 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District volunteers spent time with local students -- helping them understand the practical applications of science, technology, engineering and math; set education and career goals; and relate and communicate better with adults.
Corps promotes engineering skills at local schools
"It's the future," said Steve Grabowski, an Anchorage School District teacher, about the importance of exposing science, technology, engineering and mathematics education to elementary students. Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- Alaska District visited three of Grabowski's fifth and sixth grade classes between Nov.18 and 22 at Mount Spurr, Ursa Major and Ursa Minor elementary schools on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
New MOU allows Tulsa Corps STEM outreach to Langston University
TULSA, Okla. - Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District recently spoke to students of Langston University in Langston, Okla. about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) internship and career opportunities at the Corps.