Seattle Post to “Light the Fire”

Seattle-area educators at the "Light the Fire" kickoff meeting in June.

Up in the Pacific Northwest, representatives from professional societies, educators from area high schools and middle schools, and members of the engineering and scientific communities recently met to kick off a new project—”Light the Fire”—designed to excite students in grades K-12 about studying science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects and pursuing associated careers. ProminentRead More »

SAME E&C Camps: Immersing Students in STEM

SAME/U.S. Army E&C Camp

Three camps. 172 high school students. More than 100 mentors and volunteers. One mission: To inspire the next generation of America’s best and brightest to pursue a degree in engineering. Each summer, SAME’s Engineering & Construction Camps give rising high school seniors and juniors an unparalleled opportunity to spend a week eating, sleeping and breathingRead More »

SAME President Attends Student Veterans Event

SAME President John Mogge at USF Student Veterans event

SAME President, Col. John Mogge, Ph.D., RA, F.SAME, USAF (Ret.) recently attended an event at the University of South Florida (USF) titled “Success Beyond Service.” The event encapsulates the potential SAME has to make a difference in supporting STEM and supporting America’s veterans. It was held to bring awareness to two programs USF has started: theRead More »

SAME Names New Executive Director

SAME insignia

SAME has named Brig. Gen. Joseph “Joe” Schroedel, P.E., F.SAME, USA (Ret.) as its next Executive Director. Gen. Schroedel will begin his new position at SAME HQ—Century House in Alexandria, Va.—on Aug. 4, 2014. He succeeds Dr. Robert D. “Bob” Wolff, P.E., F.SAME, who announced his retirement after leading the organization for 12 years. Dr.Read More »

Congratulations USAFA Class of ’14 Civil Engineering Graduates

Brig. Gen. Vince Saroni with USAFA Class of '14 Civil Engineering graduates.

The SAME Pikes Peak Post and Denver Metro Post, in conjunction with the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, sponsored the 10th Annual SAME Engineer Dinner on April 11, 2014. There were 25 cadets entering Air Force Civil Engineering honored at the event, which was attended by more than 120 cadets, active duty AirmenRead More »