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DEI Chat: Native American Heritage Month and STEM Education

October 24, 2021 | Posted in Stories
DEI Chat: Native American Heritage Month and STEM Education

An ideal working environment brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds whose unique experiences and perspectives allow for new ideas through multiple forms of personal expression that contribute to one cohesive goal. This is as true for students as it is …


Navy Veteran Goes Back to School, Competes in Baja SAE

October 24, 2021 | Posted in Stories
Navy Veteran Goes Back to School, Competes in Baja SAE

“If you can get it running, go ahead.” That’s all Chad Bear needed to hear from his dad before he launched into fixing up the 1968 Bridgestone 50 motorcycle that was given to him by his Uncle Ron. The bike …


Cleveland Teacher Changes Perceptions About STEM for Young Girls

August 12, 2021 | Posted in Stories
Cleveland Teacher Changes Perceptions About STEM for Young Girls

“You’re the science teacher?” a fourth grader asks. “Yes” the teacher responds. “But you’re a girl.” When Carla Neely’s all-girl class of fourth graders first met her at Cleveland Metropolitan School District, it was almost like they were in disbelief …


Team Calgary Flies High, Navigates COVID to Win SAE AEROCONNECT Challenge 

July 29, 2021 | Posted in News From Us

The inaugural SAE AeroConnect Challenge™ was just over a week away. As a team of engineering students from the University of Calgary prepared to travel to California to participate in the competition, COVID-19 hit—putting a halt to their plans and …


Fifth Grader Finds Love for Art Through Engineering

July 22, 2021 | Posted in Stories
Fifth Grader Finds Love for Art Through Engineering

Fifth grade was a really big year for Arielle at Gompers Elementary School. She participated in her first international STEM competition and was one of only 30 girls selected for the prestigious Girls in Engineering Academy in Detroit. Now about …


AWIM STEM Training Equips Teachers in Montana

July 19, 2021 | Posted in Stories
AWIM STEM Training Equips Teachers in Montana

When the LINKS for Learning Afterschool Program at Livingston Public Schools in Montana needed STEM teacher training, they didn’t have to go far. Throughout the school year, students from Montana State University were already participating in pre-service field experiences at …


Kia Georgia Partners with SAE to Bring STEM Experiences to Youth

July 16, 2021 | Posted in News From Us
Kia Georgia Partners with SAE to Bring STEM Experiences to Youth

Since 2012, Kia Georgia and SAE International have partnered together to reach over 83,000 students in over 60 schools. Their partnership is fueled by spreading the joy of STEM learning to kids in Kia communities in Georgia and Alabama. A …


Advancing Organizational Culture for Improved DEI

July 13, 2021 | Posted in News From Us

Experts from education and industry came together to discuss improving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the mobility industry at the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Leadership (IDEAL) Summit during SAE 2021 AeroTech.  During the engaging discussion, eight panelists shared …


SAE A World In Motion Wins SIIA CODiE Award 2021

July 6, 2021 | Posted in News From Us

We are thrilled to announce that the SAE A World In Motion® (AWIM®) PreK-8 STEM program has been named winner of the SIIA CODiE 2021 award for “Best Foundational Technology/ Engineering (STEM) Instructional Solution.” The Software & Information Industry Association …


Retiring Teacher Still Inspiring STEM Students in Detroit

June 22, 2021 | Posted in News From Us, Stories
Retiring Teacher Still Inspiring STEM Students in Detroit

Morning announcements. For eighth graders at Gompers Elementary-Middle School in Detroit, it was a chance to challenge their younger classmates with an academic “question of the day.” But for one particular group of fifth graders, it also became their time …