Tag: engineers without borders

S&T faculty and staff to showcase their talents at fundraiser

Posted by on February 9, 2018

Dozens of faculty and staff at Missouri S&T will showcase their talents this month at a fundraiser for the Missouri S&T student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB). Performances include singing, dancing, playing musical instruments, performing physical feats and other entertainment.

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Missouri S&T EWB group completes work in Nahualate

Posted by on December 15, 2017

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to Nahualate, Guatemala, this December to complete its 10-year effort to provide clean drinking water to the community. This past August, the team finished one of the largest EWB projects in the organization’s history: a distribution system that includes a 430-foot well, 15,000-gallon storage tank, chlorination system and 8 miles of distribution pipe.

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S&T students to spend Thanksgiving break in Bolivia

Posted by on November 16, 2017

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to Puerto Pando, Bolivia, to continue its work to help provide access to safe drinking water for the local community.

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Heather Castelli: world traveler, mechanical engineer

Posted by on July 18, 2017

Up until last summer, Heather Castelli had visited more foreign countries than U.S. states.

“I follow in my grandfather’s footsteps,” says Castelli, a 2017 mechanical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T. “He left Hungary in 1956 at the start of the revolution. My grandmother is from there as well. It all comes back to them.”

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Grant builds bridge between humanities and engineering at S&T

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Missouri S&T students traveling to Latin America for study abroad trips and service projects will soon have the opportunity to learn more about the cultures of the countries they are visiting and earn course credit.

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Missouri S&T chapter of Engineers Without Borders receives $750,000 in funding

Posted by on March 7, 2017

From clean drinking water to flood control, Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Engineers Without Borders projects are changing lives in Central and South America. Now two major donors have stepped forward to provide $750,000 in funding for EWB – a $500,000 challenge grant from the Houston-based Montana Cahill Foundation and a $250,000 gift from Missouri S&T graduate David Heikkinen and his wife, Ann.

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S&T engineering students to spend Thanksgiving break in Guatemala

Posted by on November 14, 2016

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to Nahualate, Guatemala, to continue its work to help provide access to safe drinking water for the community of approximately 3,000 people.

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S&T’s Engineers Without Borders heads to Honduras

Posted by on May 12, 2016

A group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) will travel to Santiago, Honduras, to continue its multi-year project to provide the town with fresh drinking water. The group will be in Honduras May 15-23.

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Missouri S&T EWB group to travel to Guatemala

Posted by on January 13, 2016

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to Nahualate, Guatemala, to continue its work to help provide access to safe drinking water for the community of approximately 3,000 people.

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Missouri S&T’s EWB to host 5K on Halloween

Posted by on October 9, 2015

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will host a 5K run this month to raise money to support team travel expenses.

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