Month: November 2011

Board of Governors Proposes University Reforms

Gainesville, FL: The Florida Board of Governors, led by John Delaney, President of the University of North Florida, unveiled a number of proposals to reform the state university system, according to Nathan Crabbe of The Gainesville Sun.  Items being discussed… Read More

Gator ISEs Honored with Gator Attribute Awards

GAINESVILLE, FL:  At a reception held just off campus in the Sweetwater Branch Inn on Monday, November 14, ISE Seniors Elizabeth Gillett, Cortland Russell and Andrew Vittetoe were awarded “Attributes of a Gator Engineer, Recognition Awards” from the College of Engineering.  The… Read More

NSF Grant To Bring STEM to Middle Schools

Gainesville, FL: College of Education Professor Rose Pringle and Lynda Hayes, P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School Director, have received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help increase awareness and interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines.… Read More

Undergraduate Program Continuing Steep Growth Rate

A bar graph showing a steady increase in undergraduate enrollment

Gainesville: The College of Engineer released its official enrollments for the Fall, 2011 semester. The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering has 531 students enrolled in the undergraduate program, only trailing Mechanical Engineering (1094 students), Chemical Engineering (588) and Civil… Read More

Largest Group of ISEs Attend SHPE National Conference

Anaheim, CA: SHPE (The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers) held their annual conference from October 26 through 30 in Anaheim, California.   According to SHPE, the conference is designed to “provide educational, technical and career opportunities for professional and student engineers.”  … Read More