In 1997, Dan Mullins was probably best known around Chaminade Julienne for leading the Eagles on the court as a senior captain and three-year varsity letterwinner on coach Joe Staley’s men’s basketball team. Today, the CJ alumnus lives in Germany and is excelling as an engineer at one of the world’s foremost automotive industry leaders, Porsche AG.
Chaminade Julienne recognizes Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), Dec. 9-15, this Tuesday with STEMM Idol Speaker and software developer Chris Woolley.
First implemented nationally in 2010, CSEdWeek aims to raise awareness of computing’s growing role in today’s society and improve the level of computer science education available to children in grades K-12. All students are invited to get involved in CJ’s celebration during homeroom periods Dec. 11 in room 126.
Attend the month’s first CJ STEMM Idol Speaker Series session with mechanical engineer Brian Butler on Dec. 4 and get the scoop on an upcoming career exploration event for high school students.
For nearly 20 years, Butler has been employed with Emerson Climate Technologies. The company is the world’s leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications, according to its Web site.
Two CJ STEMM (science, technology, engineering, math and medicine) educators were awarded grants totaling $2,000 this fall that will go toward enhancing the learning experience for students during the 2012-13 school year, and beyond.
MAURA LEMON, SCIENCE TEACHER
Making her return to the halls of Chaminade Julienne, alumna Dr. Christine Schubert Kabban served as the final STEMM Idol Speaker of the month Tuesday, Nov. 27. The 1988 graduate and current assistant professor of statistics took a familiar place at the head of the classroom during the stop at her alma mater.
Area educators, students and professionals are ready to “Ignite Innovation” at several locations around Dayton in celebration of the Dayton Regional Science Festival. The Nov. 15-17 events offer something unique for anyone interested in exploring STEM, or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
In theme with Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week, observed Nov. 12-19, CJ welcomes dietitian Jennifer Dalton as the month’s first STEMM Idol speaker on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Students will get a double dose of the popular CJ STEMM Idol Speaker Series on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 22-23, as two professionals present about the future opportunities in the science and engineering fields.
On Monday, CJ welcomes Kayla Ritter from the University of Cincinnati’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS). Students in all grades are invited to explore the program’s college, career and co-op opportunities during homeroom periods in room 237.
October has been declared National Energy Awareness Month, and in recognition of the local, national and global issues surrounding the topic, CJ’s STEMM Idol Speaker Series welcomes guest presenter Joseph Kelly on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Kelly, a young electrical engineer with the Dayton Power and Light Company (DP&L), recently graduated from Kettering University and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in the field of engineering management. At DP&L, his responsibilities include maintaining reliable service, accommodating for growth and working successfully with a team.
The 2012-13 CJ STEMM Idol Speaker Series got rolling September 25, with a presenter considered a “rock” star in his field… Geology that is!
Dr. Dieter Krewedl, a 1961 alumnus, spoke with students about his experiences working as a minerals exploration geologist during all homeroom periods Tuesday afternoon. Krewedl shared information about the college and career possibilities available in field, as well as how he got his start.