Technology Student Successes
Packaging students win 1st and 3rd in Amazing Packaging Race at PackExpo
(December 2016) The Amazing Packaging Race is a student-based scavenger hunt within the PackExpo in which the students explore numerous exhibits and complete challenges created by exhibitors. The student groups are composed of students from different universities. The competition placed the top three teams, two of which had ISU students. We had a student that was on the first placed team Kyle Moore (orange), and a student on the third placed team Travis Strauch (pink).
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Kayleigh Bordner speaks at Indianapolis Aero Club
(July 2016) Kayleigh Bordner a senior in Professional Aviation Flight Technology was recognized as an eloquent speaker by the president of the Indianapolis Aero Club, Lee Shafer, for her remarkable knowledge in the history of aviation and about her positive experiences as a student at Indiana State University. Her speech left an impression on the audience at the meeting who were mostly pilots, many of whom had tens of thousands of hours of experience flying.
‘Flying Sycamores’ place second in Air Race Classic
(June 2016) Indiana State University students Lydia Kost of Terre Haute, Kayleigh Bordner of Bringhurst, Ind., and MiJin Kim of Terre Haute made up Team Classic 5 "Flying Sycamores" and placed second, earning $3,000 and Bose A20 headsets for each member of the team
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Shell Eco Team competes at International Competition
(April 2016) 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!