Tag: engineers without borders

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

Posted by on January 22, 2020

Several Missouri S&T faculty, staff and students will join Rolla community members to showcase their talents this month at a fundraiser for the S&T student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB). The evening will include a special guest performance by professional entertainer Wendy Warner.

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Students volunteer over summer to bring clean water to people in South America

Posted by on August 27, 2019

Throughout the summer, two teams of Missouri S&T students traveled to three locations in South America to help source clean water and construct well systems in several remote and impoverished communities.

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Missouri S&T’s Mark Fitch to receive UM System president’s award for service

Posted by on April 9, 2019

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Missouri S&T’s Dr. Mark Fitch will receive a University of Missouri System President’s Award for University Citizenship – Service this week.

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

Posted by on February 6, 2019

Several faculty and staff at Missouri S&T will showcase their talents this month at a fundraiser for the 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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S&T faculty and staff to showcase their talents at fundraiser

Posted by on February 9, 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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