“The prospects are great,” says member Justin Uhall, a fifth-year student from Grand Rapids, who is majoring in environmental engineering. “We want to move the campus culture to sustainability–to change the thinking.”
Michigan Tech’s Transportation Enterprise and Automotive Computing Enterprise (ACE) won the $50,000 competitive grant. Enterprises are teams of students who take on real-world problems and—with industry partners—use their Tech education to find practical solutions.
Square One Education Network has honored Michigan Tech’s High School Enterprise as a “model program” that is an example of “outstanding collaborative partnerships between K-12 education and postsecondary education.” The award, “Winning Combination in Education,” was bestowed Aug. 17 at the group’s Synergy Summit 2011 in Ypsilanti. Last year Purdue University received the recognition.
Enterprise Teams at Expo 2011
Enterprise Award Winners in Poster Presentations
1st – CPM
2nd – IBV
3rd – 3-way tie between Blue Marble, WCE and ETEC
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder in the inaugural address on January 1, 2011, said Michigan Tech’s Institute for Leadership and Innovation is one of the great successes in the state. Continue reading