Tag Archives | STEM

Supporting STEM in Houston: Touring METRO Rail Operations Center

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, the SAME STEM Committee organized the third annual field trip for 26 sixth grade students from St. Ambrose Catholic School to the Houston METRO Rail Operations Center. Vincent Sanders, Lead Transportation Systems Planner for METRO, and Sandra Strickland, Executive assistant to Scott Grogan, Senior Director of Rail Operations, arranged for the […]

Jane Penny Sworn in as SAME President

Jane Penny, a registered professional engineer, an SAME Fellow, and a member of the Society since 1983, was sworn in as SAME National President on Thursday May 21, during the 2015 Joint Engineer Training Conference in Houston. Penny becomes the first female to hold the position of SAME President since the organization’s founding in 1920. […]

San Antonio Posts Recognizes Leaders

One meeting, two dedicated members of the San Antonio Post (one of SAME’s largest Posts) were recognized for their long and dedicated (and ongoing) service in support of the Post’s success and the Society’s mission. At the April 28 San Antonio Post Board meeting, Post President, and newly invested SAME Fellow Lt. Col. David Yang, CFM, […]

E&C Camps Get Some “Pub”!

The SAME Engineering & Construction Camps recently were featured with an article on the Engineering News-Record website. ENR writer Pamela Hunter interviewed SAME Fellow and E&C Camps stalwart Scott Prosuch on the mission of the camps, how the camp volunteer leaders get students excited about engineering, and what type of impact the camps have had over the […]

Posts Support SAME Mission

From Tucson to Baltimore, Sacramento to the Chesapeake, SAME Posts are engaging in a range of activities to support STEM engagement, professional development, education and mentoring programs, and networking opportunities for Young Members. All of the outreach efforts directly support Goals & Objectives outlined in the SAME Strategic Plan.   TOURING FOLSOM DAM The Joint Federal […]

Fort Leonard Wood Post Builds Engagement through Recognition

Sometimes just the simple concept of recognizing accomplishments and providing inclusion in a fraternity of other like-minded good citizens is enough to get people engaged in STEM and pay it forward for the next generation. For the SAME Fort Leonard Wood Post, it hasn’t been so much a dedicated program of STEM activities that has […]

Seattle Post to “Light the Fire”

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. Prominent […]

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 breathing […]

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: the […]

Denver Post Supports STEM

Denver Post STEM program

The SAME Denver Metro Post recently completed its sixth year sponsoring Engineering Explorer Post 827. The year’s final outreach meeting introduced 19 young women and men to engineering in outer space, as they had the chance to spend two hours discussing careers in aerospace and astronautics with an astronaut at the Lockheed Martin Waterton Canyon […]

Houston-Galveston Post Supports STEM

When the 55th Annual Science Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH) put out a request for volunteer judges, the SAME Houston-Galveston Post K-12 Committee answered the call. This wonderful event, overseen by SEFH Director Bonnie Dunbar, who is the Director of the UH Aerospace Engineering program and a retired NASA astronaut, focuses on highlighting the importance […]

Distinguished Guest Enlivens SF Post Gala

Dr. Condoleezza Rice, 66th Secretary of State of the United States, delivered the keynote address to a capacity audience at the SF Post’s annual Holiday Gala, which was held Dec. 11, 2013 at the Marines’ Memorial Club in San Francisco. Dr. Rice spoke about the values and confidence instilled in her by her parents and their […]

Minh Tran nominated for DODEA Volunteer Excellence Award!

Congratulations to SAME Okinawa Chapter Vice President Minh Tran for his Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) Volunteer Excellence nomination! Tran was nominated April 26, 2013 for the Award. As SAME Okinawa Chapter’s VP for Programs, Tran has been involved since 2011 in promoting National Engineers Week in the elementary and secondary schools of Department […]