West Point Center for STEM Education, Conducts STEM Outreach with The Tiger Woods Center at McKinley High School in Washington, D.C. on Saturday 2 November 2013:
Cadets and faculty members traveled to Washington, D.C. to conduct a STEM Outreach Workshop for more than 190 7th-12th grade students on Saturday. C&ME Cadets Angela Bapp ‘15, Kendall Hamm ’15 and GENE Cadets Jaun Rivera ’15 and Sallena Samuel, ’14, Geography and Environmental Engineering Professor, COL Steve Fleming and CSE Director of Outreach, Cathy Bale, conducted a workshop at McKinley High School. The event was sponsor by The Tiger Woods Foundation, a non-profit organization whose aim is to provide educational programs and training to underrepresented minorities. During the daylong event, Cadets mentored the students as they learned about – GPS and Surveying, Overhead Remote Sensing and Stereo Viewing (stereoscopes and anaglyphs), and Terrestrial Imaging (Immersive Imagery and Geo-tagging Smart-Phones. During the Exposition students also learned how to use the Bridge Designer Software and how to register for the qualifying contest which begins in January. The cadets also had an opportunity to discuss cadet life, their West Point experience and the importance of STEM education with the students.
2013 Black Knight Alley Outreach
Cadets Jennifer Alanso and Simon Fraser spent the afternoon teaching students how to use the West Point Bridge Designer and talking about CSE programs at the Eastern Michigan game on October 12, 2013.
2013 Chicago Upward Bound Workshop
The West Point Center for STEM Education and Chicago's Upward Bound program sponsored a workshop September 28, 2013 at the University of Chicago. West Point cadets and faculty members spent Saturday teaching students about physics, robotics, photography and bridge design.
LTC (Res) Kevin Knuuti shows students Students learn about STEM & photography. Cadet Jason Ko demonstrates physics.
how to use the Bridge Designer Software.
2013 West Point Bridge Contest Winners
ASCE Director Jim O'Brien and COL Stephen Ressler
pictured with 2013 Bridge Contest winners Aniket Zinzuwadia and Brady Ingersoll
West Point Bridge Design Contest 2012
West Point Bridge Design Contest 2012 Finalists
The West Point Elementary School STEM Day
MAJ Kathryn Purchase demonstrates tension and compression