- Amanda Turner ’14
- Hometown: Wooster, OH
- Major: Civil Engineering
Being able to design a project for Belize and then having the chance to go to that country and help with the construction is an experience that many do not have the chance to take advantage of.
Civil Engineering Hands-On Learning
Students majoring in civil engineering at the University of Mount Union have multiple opportunities to get hands-on experiences within the curriculum as well as outside the classroom.
Students can get involved in student organizations such as the Engineering Club, Mini Baja Team (UMU Purple Raiders), Concrete Canoe Team, etc. to apply engineering principles in the design and development of engineering systems. These experiences are crucial in building team work skills, communication skills and hands-on skills that are crucial in career success.
Experiential learning opportunities give engineering students many ways of putting classroom knowledge to work. These opportunities include:
- Faculty led International Field Experience
- Study abroad experience
- Student competitions
- Undergraduate Research with faculty
- Multiple laboratory components
- Service-learning opportunities
Engineering Club is a student-led organization on Mount Union campus.
UMU Purple Raiders is a student-led organization on Mount Union campus working on the design and development of a SAE Mini Baja competition vehicle.