Executive Director’s Report – February 22, 2019

News, Notices | February 23rd, 2019

Good afternoon.  I hope you all have enjoyed Engineers Week.  I’ve seen lots of sharing on social media.  Thanks to everyone who participated.

In an effort to promote engineering and Engineers Week, I spoke to fourth graders in the Oasis Program (advanced gifted and talented students) at Riverbank ElementarySchool this week.  I was happy to hear three of the students already were interested in engineering.  I went over the different disciplines of engineering, how important engineers are to society, and spoke about what ACEC-SC and  SCSPE do to advocate, educate, and communicate for the Engineering Community. Students then watched ASCE’s movie Dream Big.  I hope exposing them to engineering at an early age will motivate them to stay in STEM programs.

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