College of Engineering student achievements

Posted on 30. Aug, 2012 by in Annual Report, Engineering Professional Development, Issues, Students

Engineering Professional Development impact

  • In 2011, students who participated in EPD continuing-education courses came from 50 U.S. states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and 82 countries around the world.
  • 7–Distance-delivered master’s degrees
  • 11–Certificate series
  • 25–Technical and professional subject areas ranging from the basics to high-level topics
  • 75–Faculty and support staff
  • 800–Course instructors
  • 3,000–Short courses per year
  • 11,000–Annual enrollment

Student innovation

International opportunities

  • 138—Students who studied abroad, for academic credit, in fall 2011 and spring and summer 2012
  • 30—Countries they visited

Internships, co-ops and career opportunities

  • 141 students on co-op—fall 2011
  • 126 students on co-op—spring 2012
  • 245 students on co-op—summer 2012
  • 518 students on internships—summer 2012
  • In two career fairs, thousands of students talked with recruiters from more than 300 local, state and national corporations.

Hybrid vehicle teams five-year successes

  • 2007—Hybrid Chevy Equinox Crossover SUV earns 2nd place in the Challenge X Competition
  • 2008—Hybrid Chevy Equinox Crossover SUV earns 2nd place in the Challenge X Coast to Coast Competition
  • 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011—Clean Snowmobile Team wins SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge
  • 2012—Clean Snowmobile Team earns 6th place in SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Concrete Canoe Team—National Concrete Canoe Competition five-year successes

  • 2007–Descendant wins national title
  • 2008–Buckingham earns 6th place
  • 2010–Centennial earns 5th place
  • 2011–Element earns 2nd place
  • 2012–Aurora earns 8th place

Steel Bridge Team—National Steel Bridge Competition five-year successes

  • 2007–3rd place
  • 2008–6th place
  • 2009–12th place
  • 2010–13th place
  • 2012–6th place

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