Mentoring

Latest Field Notes podcast answers the question, what can you get out of mentoring?

Fourth-year civil engineering student Schayne Fox, left, said mentor Mary Shinners has become her go-to person for questions about everything from class schedules to preparing for the Fundamentals of Engineering exams. Schayne and Shinnners, who finished her bachelor's in civil engineering in 2014 and her master's in 2015, met this summer through the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering's GOLD Mentoring Program. (Photo: Joshua Stewart)

A new episode of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering podcast Field Notes dropped Sept. 19 with the goal of shedding some light on what mentors can offer students.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

GOLD-en opportunity: New mentoring program connects CEE students with professionals, alumni

Skanska’s Jimmy Mitchell talks with a student at the School’s 2017 Career Expo. Mitchell, a 2005 civil engineering grad, has long been involved in mentoring Tech students. The School has launched a new program to involve more alumni in these kinds of relationships and is recruiting professionals and students. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is rolling out a new mentoring program this fall to connect students with alumni and engineering professionals who want to help them prepare for their post-college lives.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Tien wins award for helping bring engineering concepts to middle school science lessons

Iris Tien, left, with Gwinnett County middle school teacher Kathylee McElroy and Jamila Cola after Tien and McElroy won awards for their collaboration on engineering lesson plans for McElroy's science classes. They've been working together for two years through a program made possible by the National Science Foundation Partnerships for Research, Innovation, and Multi-Scale Engineering. Cola is the director of that program. (Photo Courtesy: Iris Tien)

Georgia Tech’s K-12 outreach program has recognized Assistant Professor Iris Tien for her work helping some Atlanta-area middle school students learn about engineering.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Familiar ground: How a high school internship prepared Kathrine Udell to jump right into research as a freshman

Kathrine Udell in a transportation research lab

When Kathrine Udell stepped on campus at Georgia Tech a few months ago, it was already familiar ground. Udell spent much of her senior year at Kennesaw Mountain High School working on a research project with School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. student Atiyya Shaw. In fact, she’d been so active in the work that she already has two published academic papers to her name. Not exactly the typical starting resume for an undergraduate student.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Engineering Dean Gary May wins mentoring award from President Obama

College of Engineering Dean Gary S. May has been honored by President Obama as an outstanding science, mathematics, and engineering mentor.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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