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SEP
28
2017
Deans' Diversity Pledge Website Launches

The site will catalog the various ways engineering programs are working to meet diversity goals. 

SEP
20
2017
ASEE Receives $473K NSF Grant

Rocio Chavela (ASEE) and Stephanie Farrell (ASEE President-Elect/Rowan University) are co-PI's on a project aimed at promoting LGBTQ inclusion in engineering.

SEP
19
2017
ASEE Board Re-Organization Feedback

ASEE Executive Director Norman Fortenberry presents rationale on a proposed reorganization of the ASEE Board of Directors. Please leave your feedback (member login required). 

SEP
18
2017
Live Webinar: National Instruments on Tackling Challenges in Engineering Education & Research

On September 26th at 2pm, ASEE and National Instruments explore how partnerships between academic institutions and NI are addressing major trends to drive research funding, improve student outcomes, and enable global impact.

JUN
25
2017
Watford Assumes ASEE Presidency

Virginia Tech's Bevlee Watford becomes ASEE's first African American female president.

JUN
19
2017
ASEE Announces Eleven Award Winners

ASEE will recognize eleven award winners at the 2017 Annual Conference, including the National Outstanding Teacher of the Year.

MAY
26
2017
ASEE Statement on White House Budget Request

The ASEE Board of Directors encourages the 115th Congress to follow the praiseworthy precedent set with the FY 2017 Omnibus legislation and sustain adequate funding for our nation’s engineering and scientific research efforts.

MAY
09
2017
ASEE Prism Podcast

This installment is with Jeffrey Steiger, a theater director who recently ran a session at the Engineering Deans Institute. Steiger presents real-life faculty scenarios in dramatic settings. 

MAY
09
2017
University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering Wins ASEE's President's Award

The award will be presented at ASEE's Annual Conference in June. 

APR
19
2017
Lisa Benson Named JEE Editor

Benson, a faculty member at Clemson University, succeeeds Michael Loui as editor of the scholarly journal.  

APR
18
2017
ASEE Elects Seven Officers to Board of Directors

The board members will begin their terms at the society’s annual conference in June in Columbus. 

APR
12
2017
Stephanie Farrell Chosen ASEE President-Elect

Dr. Stephanie Farrell, professor and founding chair of the Department of Experiential Engineering Education in the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University, won ASEE's recent presidential election. 

MAR
02
2017
Engineering Technology Council Statement on OPM Policy

The ETC recommends OPM revise classification standards to recognize successful completion of either ABET-accredited Engineering or ABET-accredited Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science degree as meeting ‘basic requirements’ for applicants to entry-level engineering positions. 

FEB
15
2017
New NAE Report on Engineering Technology Education

Several ASEE members contributed to the report, from the National Academy of Engineering (available for free online). 

FEB
14
2017
ASEE Members Elected to NAE

David Allen, Daniel Hastings, and Paul Turinsky were elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engienering,

FEB
01
2017
ASEE Statement on Immigration Executive Order

The Presidential Executive Order on immigration enforcement may have a significant potential impact on many ASEE institutional members. 

JAN
19
2017
New ASEE Position Statement on Engineering Education Funding

As a new administration and Congress assume office, ASEE urges that bipartisan support for engineering education and research continue and, if possible, increase. (Read the full statement at the link above.)

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Obama Praises ASEE Retention Focus

President Obama congratulates the ASEE’s EDC on improving retention and graduation rates of engineering students. Read more.
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Dr. John K. Estell is Professor of Computer Engineering and Computer Science at Ohio Northern University, where he primarily teaches first-year programming. His research involves design education pedagogy, including developing rubrics for formative assessment of client-student interactions, creating models illustrating the various sources of design constraints, and applying the entrepreneurial mindset to first-year programming projects. He is an ABET Commissioner, a co-founder of The Pledge of the Computing Professional, and one of the organizers of ASEE Active! events at the Annual Conference. He has been an ASEE member since 1993, is Chair of the First-Year Programs Division, and was named an ASEE Fellow in 2016.

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Leading in Engineering Education
Learn about various ongoing activities, from curriculum development to creating engineering pathways for non-traditional students. Click here.
Strategic Doing
ASEE members and staff are deep into this process, which the Board of Directors is using to examine how the entire Society operates. Go here to see the latest developments (ASEE member login required).
PreK-12 Engineering Education
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Obama Praises ASEE Retention Focus

President Obama congratulates the ASEE’s EDC on improving retention and graduation rates of engineering students. Read more.
Newsletters
Capitol Shorts NewsletterConsider subscribing to Connections and Capitol Shorts to keep up with engineering-related developments.
Public Policy
ASEE takes an active role in seeking to inform policy in the government and private sector - learn more. ASEE is a leader in collecting facts on engineering education, promoting the role of engineering education in areas of national interest, and convening stakeholders and decision-makers.
Member Spotlight

Dr. John K. EstellDr. John K. Estell
Dr. John K. Estell is Professor of Computer Engineering and Computer Science at Ohio Northern University, where he primarily teaches first-year programming. His research involves design education pedagogy, including developing rubrics for formative assessment of client-student interactions, creating models illustrating the various sources of design constraints, and applying the entrepreneurial mindset to first-year programming projects. He is an ABET Commissioner, a co-founder of The Pledge of the Computing Professional, and one of the organizers of ASEE Active! events at the Annual Conference. He has been an ASEE member since 1993, is Chair of the First-Year Programs Division, and was named an ASEE Fellow in 2016.

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