Olivet Stem Camp 2019 Introduced Students to Engineering Careers

Martin D. Walker School of Engineering and Technology professors led fast-paced learning activities during the one-week session.

July 14, 2019 Academics, Engineering

During Olivet Nazarene University’s 2019 STEM Camp, 17 high school and college transfer students got a head start on an engineering degree.


Professors from the Martin D. Walker School of Engineering and Technology guided participants through engineering coursework as they explored STEM career possibilities (focusing on science, technology, engineering and math). 


During the one-week session, students had the opportunity to work on engineering projects including:
•    Building a LED cube which was programmed to blink its lights in a designated order
•    Designing and printing a key tag with a 3-D printer 
•    Programming a robot with specially designed wheels for to complete a rocky terrain course


Professors Joe Schroeder and Joe Makarewicz led the camp this year. Eight of the participants will be attending Olivet this fall as freshman. 


Each student who completed the camp and three-weeks of follow-up additional assignments earned three credit hours for Olivet’s introductory engineering course.

To learn more about Olivet’s Martin D. Walker School of Engineering and Technology and other areas of study, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@olivet.edu or 800-648-1463.

Published 7/13/2019

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