A unique partnership is helping get kids interested in robotics, manufacturing and programming while creating a pipeline of future talent for manufacturers in the Wabash Heartland Region. It’s also providing students in Purdue Polytechnic’s engineering/technology teacher education major with industry experience.
Twelve ETTE students brought back seven awards from the International Technology & Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) Conference. Scott Bartholomew was also honored at the event.
Greg Strimel, assistant professor of engineering-technology teacher education, has co-authored a new edition of an engineering-technology textbook for high school students.
Purdue University's engineering/technology teacher education program within the College of Technology was named the nation’s outstanding program in 2012 by the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE).
Hilde Thayer, Lafayette, Ind.
Technology Educators Collegiate Association (TECA), officer
Epsilon Pi Tau, Technology Honorary Fraternity
Undergraduate research assistant in ETTE
Student assistant for athletics communications office
Junior Achievement volunteer