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Creating a community

Creating a community

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

Jeana Everhart Finding classes, learning to manage homework for challenging courses and connecting with the right groups can make freshman life difficult.  New students often struggle understanding the college atmosphere and adjusting from high school.   The Pott College of Science, Engineeri...

Doggie Dash promotes charity, scholarship

Doggie Dash promotes charity, scholarship

Austin Lewis, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

Austin Lewis The autumn breeze rushed through campus as dogs and proud owners lined the university barely after 8 a.m. Despite the early Saturday morning and chilly weather, the humans and canines were alert and excited. Smiles flashed for pictures while the tails of the four-legged counterparts wagge...

New dean hopes to continue positive growth

New dean hopes to continue positive growth

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

December 8, 2016

Zane Mitchell was recently named the dean of the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Teaching after serving as interim dean since June. Mitchell is a professor of engineering and before moving into the dean position, served as the chair of the engineering department. The Shield sat down with Mi...

Pott College dean accepts Washington provost gig

Pott College dean accepts Washington provost gig

Gabi Wy, News Editor

March 1, 2016

Scott Gordon said in his 20 years at the university, he’s developed friendships he believes will stand the test of time. The dean of the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education accepted an invitation to serve as Eastern Washington University’s provost and vice president for academic ...

University to add three degrees for fall

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

February 24, 2016

Hoping to expand upon its current degree programs, USI has added three new programs to the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education. The programs being offered are mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering and physics. The engineering degrees are offered as a Bachelor of Science,...

University opens summer camp registration

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

February 23, 2016

The university’s SwISTEM Resource Center and the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education has opened registration to three summer camps. These camps are open to children between 6th and 12th grade. The Girls Only STEM! camps is open to girls in high school to explore the STEM fiel...

Pott College receives grants to impact STEM education

Gabi Wy, News Editor

January 12, 2016

The Teaching Eagles program and the university graduate program for high school teachers received more than $700,000 in separate grants from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education to use through 2017. The program, which mainly provides scholarships to education majors, received a grant contin...

Pott College holding ethical seminar

Nick Leighty

October 20, 2015

The Institutional Review Board of Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education is holding a seminar from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 29 in University Center 206. The Institutional Review Board is the governing body of research regarding human subjects. This particular seminar...

Pott College receives grant for STEM development

Shannon Hall

January 28, 2014

Indiana Governor Mike Pence awarded USI $835,138 through the Indiana STEM Teacher Recruitment Fund to create a program that will recruit Indiana STEM teachers. USI has more than 2,400 students majoring in either STEM disciplines or teacher education programs. “This is a first time we received...

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