Category Archives: STEM

Clear Creek Engineer Day

The U.S. Army and the Galveston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers attended Clear Creek High School’s Engineer Day on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.

Galveston District Employees Shubhra Misra, Ph.D., P.E., and Quentin Stubbs, Ph.D., answered students, teachers and parents’ questions about the role of Civil Engineering and future career opportunities.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employs approximately 37,000 dedicated civilians and Soldiers delivering vital engineering services in peace and war to strengthen our Nation’s security, energize the economy, and reduce risks from disasters.

School lunch and National Engineers Week

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Southwestern Division Commander, Brig. Gen. Paul E. Owen talks with eighth grade students during a power lunch at Thomas Edison Elementary School in Dallas, Texas about National Engineers Week, the Corps of Engineers’ history, and the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degrees.

Owen talked about how rewarding the engineering profession has been for him and how important it is for students interested in STEM careers to start taking advanced courses now to better prepare them for college and advanced degrees.