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The Fellows Initiative: Pursuing Excellence

As a graduating senior, one of the most frightening questions you are faced with is “What comes next?” While you know that the past four years have prepared you for the journey ahead, a little healthy stress may find its way into your  thought process. I had the good fortune of securing what my next step […]

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How to be Successful in Your Internship

During the summer of 2016, I had an internship at Covestro. Covestro is a material science company located in Robinson, PA. This company has three product categories: polycarbonates, polyurethanes, and coatings/adhesives. I was working in polycarbonates in industrial marketing. At first I was a little bit nervous. I had never been very interested in science […]

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Student Spotlight: Mechanical Engineering and Girl Power

Junior Paige Foley might not fit the mold of your stereotypical engineer, but that’s ok. She can engineer her own. As one of 13 girls out of 65 total Mechanical Engineers in her class, Paige has experienced first-hand the interesting challenges of being a woman in a male-dominated field. I was fortunate enough to be […]

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Alumni Insights: Electrical Engineering After College

Graduating college is a huge honor and accomplishment that deserves recognition and celebration. Our alumni are some of our greatest resources for career advice, handling student life, and encouraging those still currently completing their undergraduate degree. Recent graduate of the class of 2016, Abigail Liff is an alumna of the Electrical Engineering program and was willing […]

Mechanical engineering professor Dr. Erik Bardy

Scuba Diving, Swing Dancing, and Mechanical Engineering: An Interview with Dr. Erik Bardy

http://iismedia7.gcc.edu/gccweb/GCC-STEM-2016.mp4 Stereotypically on our beloved campus, it seems that the engineers just live in the Hoyt Engineering building and do homework all day. However, you could just as easily find them on the roof of the Hall of Arts and Letters, in secret tunnels underneath the Student Union, or even exploring the streets of Paris, […]

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