Engineering Practice For Real World Problems - SMP

Description: The Student Mentoring Program (SMP) is designed to stimulate Secondary School students' interest and excitement in engineering, architecture, and related sciences. SMP is a critical thinking, problem-solving program that engages students to solve real world problems in the community. The Society of American Military Engineers and the Peter Kiewit Institute support teachers and students in this program with mentors from the engineering/architectural fields. In addition, the program provides teacher/student workshops and guidelines with a structure that teach a variety of skills. Skills taught include the use of graphic materials, model development, estimating, collaboration, and creative, persuasive and technical writing.

The WWWWWHow of this program will be presented. Over 30 middle schools and high school groups in the community are currently involved.

Presenters: Anna Sumner, Westside Middle School and Roy Singleton UNO Kiewit Institute--Student Initiative Mentoring Program (SIMP) Gr. 7-12

Program Information, etc and Photos of the 2008 SMP Presentations and Awards
(Astronaut Anderson) may be viewed by clicking on
Updated 11/12/08

Special Information on:
Committee Meeting, Latest Photos etc
Updated 10/9/08

Student Mentoring Program
Administered Through The University of Nebraska at Omaha's Peter Kiewit Institute