Tag: Community Service

STEM Education

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is everywhere! Our wonderful natural world offers a plethora of topics for scientific studies. Technology, engineering, and math touch nearly every other part of our lives. Over the past several years I’ve seen a huge push to increase STEM exposure in education. All of this is a response to […]

Kentucky’s 2016 Future City Competition

Last month I shared information on the Future City DiscoverE program at East Oldham Middle School. I was lucky to mentor a team of young women from EOMS and was delighted at their dedication and creativity. The contest consisted of 4 major deliverables. After designing a virtual city (using the SimCity video game), researching, building […]

Engineer’s Week Outreach Program: Patricia Mason, PE, serves as EOMS PTSA Committee Chair to organize Fifth Annual DiscoverE Event

On Feb 26th, each East Oldham Middle School 7th Grade science class was visited by four volunteer engineers.  The engineers shared information about their education, careers, and how they use creativity, cooperative work and problem solving to make a difference in our world.  Thank you to the DiscoverE volunteer engineers: Emily Brown, Civil Engineer, Beam, […]

SMG Supports Engineering Education during Engineers Week 2013

Patty Mason, civil engineer at SMG, in conjunction with the East Oldham Middle School PTSA and the seventh grade science teachers organized DiscoverE at EOMS last week.  The goal of DiscoverE is to to help K-12 students discover the exciting worlds of engineering and technology.   The event included two to three volunteer engineers visiting each […]