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NIU student Jessica Puckett mentors a SEEK camper.
When it comes to STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – education leaders note a substantial disparity in the participation and retention rates among African-Americans. The low number of students of color pursuing STEM degrees, and the absence of underrepresented students obtaining those degrees, is only becoming more critical. Members of the National Society...
Northern Illinois University’s College of Engineering & Engineering Technology (CEET) has entered the third phase of its partnership with the Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP). The two universities are working together to prepare UMP to begin the ABET accreditation process as well as create dual degree opportunities for Malaysian students. In February, Omar Ghrayeb, associate dean of...
Tee Up Fore Scholarships logo
Spring weather brings sunshine, scholarships and, oh yes, swinging golf clubs. Online registration is now available for the fourth annual Tee Up Fore Scholarships golf outing, hosted Wednesday, June 11, by NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) in partnership with Caterpillar Inc. Golfers of all skill levels are encouraged to participate. The event...
Photo of a brain
Proving once and for all that it’s cool to be brainy, more than 500 Illinois students gathered March 6 on the NIU campus to compete in math and science. NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) hosted the 2014 Worldwide Youth Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge Sectional. The competition ranks high schools based...
NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology job fair (October 2012)
NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) will host engineering and technology companies from across the region from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Thursday, Feb. 20, for a jobs and internships fair. Companies looking for full-time and internship positions should consider attending at the NIU Engineering Building on Garden Road. Each semester more than 300...
Bold Futures banner: College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology honored seven prestigious alumni and several scholarship recipients for the 2013-14 school year at the Scholarship and Award Banquet The banquet took place Thursday, Nov. 7, and featured a jazz band, appetizers and dinner, followed by speeches, presentations of the winners and dessert. Each department awarded a winner,...
Milivoje M. Kostic
NIU is looking to gain international students and encourage current students to study abroad to expand the university’s global influence and better prepare students for an international economy. For example, the university has “emerging and important partnerships” with China. “In the last two months, we have had delegations from potential Chinese partner universities visit us...
NIU Robotics Club
For an aspiring engineer, building a successful project is one of the greatest things in the world. Meeting a team of engineers who can teach, articulate and demonstrate how to be an engineer is a close second. Members of Fox Valley Robotics & Batavia Robotics got the best of both worlds when the NIU Robotics...
College of Engineering & Engineering Technology job fair
NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology will host a job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Room 354 of the Engineering Building. The job fair is designed specifically around placing students interested in careers or internships in the engineering, technology or computer science fields, specifically with an interest in...
#WHYENGINEERING
Across the United States, engineering and manufacturing companies are struggling to find engineers to steer the country out of a recession. It is estimated that by 2018, the nation will have a shortfall of more than 250,000 engineers. At the same time, 16 of the top 20 growing occupations will require science, technology, engineering and...
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Being a leader is no easy task. Learning how to be an even better leader is even harder. But being around other leaders can help hone even the most polished leadership skills. NIU hosted the National Society for Black Engineers (NSBE) Region IV Leadership Conference from Aug. 23 to Aug. 25. Founded in 1975, NSBE...
How can U.S. teachers build the coming generation of U.S. students do to build STEM pipelines? NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology introduced more than 30 middle and high school teachers of science, math and technology to engineering careers through an ASM Materials Science professional development program. The program, which inspires and motivates teachers...
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