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Technology Student Successes

Shell Eco Team competes at International Competition


The Shell Eco competed in their first Shell Eco-marathon Americas the weekend of April 23, 2016. It was six days of learning, working, frustration, pride, exhaustion, and facing new challenges.

The team represented ISU well by not only designing and building a vehicle in their first year, but by passing technical inspection quickly and placing 21st of 45 teams in their class!

Sycamore Leadership Program of the Year 2016


The Females in Technology (FiT) organization was recognized as the 2016 ISU Program of the Year for the annual event FIT for the Future. The Program of the Year award is presented by ISU to the student organization that developed a program that provides opportunities for students to learn about themselves and others; gives students the primary role in planning; includes effective implementation, promotion, and evaluation of the event; promotes a sense of campus community and school spirit; and is well attended and organized. This year 160 high school girls from 12 high schools attended.

Sycamore Leadership Awards 2016

Tanner Shipman, Professional Aviation Flight Technology – Sophomore Leadership Award Hannah Willocks, Human Resource Development – Senior Leadership Award Ghassan Zalam, Mechanical Engineering Technology – Senior Leadership Award Click to view Awards listing 

ASCE enjoys some success at first concrete canoe competition


The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) participted in the 2016 Great Lakes Student Conference (GSLC): Concrete Canoe Division. This is ISU’s first attempt at this competition and the team experienced some success placing above several other universities in the design report and oral presentation sectors. Although ISU was unable to present a physical canoe to the racing portion of the conference, ASCE has high expectations entering the 2017 GSLC with their new found experience.

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