K-12 Workforce Development/Outreach,The Citadel (YR1)

Each year, the Citadel department of civil and environmental engineering coordinates with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Lowcountry Branch, the Girls Scouts of Eastern South Carolina, the Lowcountry STEM collaborative, and local elementary schools to excite K-12 students about engineering. This project will focus on incorporating hands-on activities and educational material to introduce kids to transportation engineering at three major events: “Introduce a girl to engineering”; “STEM festival”, and “Leadership Day at Spann Elementary”. Overall, those three event will reach out to and inform more than 1000 kids about the world of transportation engineering through hands-on activities. Such events make kids view transportation engineering as a possible future career.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $2980
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

    University Transportation Centers Program
    Department of Transportation
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center (STRIDE)

    University of Florida
    365 Weil Hall
    Gainesville, FL  United States  32611
  • Project Managers:

    Tucker-Thomas, Dawn

  • Performing Organizations:

    The Citadel

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    171 Moultrie Street
    Charleston, SC  United States  29409
  • Principal Investigators:

    Michalaka, Dimitra

  • Start Date: 20170401
  • Expected Completion Date: 20180331
  • Actual Completion Date: 20190531
  • USDOT Program: University Transportation Centers Program

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01733211
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center (STRIDE)
  • Contract Numbers: 69A3551747104
  • Files: UTC, RIP
  • Created Date: Mar 9 2020 4:08PM