Student Spotlight: Tyler Vitullo

Hello STEMians!

plane2Our group of students from the Electrical Engineering Capstone course recently went to Morgantown, West Virginia, to participate in the IEEE Student Activities Conference. This conference is made up of students from universities located in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Our group included: myself (Tyler Vitullo), Kevin Marstellar, Christopher Smaldino, Kurt Shambaugh, and Nathan Jones. Continue reading

Student Spotlight: Estee George

Estee GeorgeYoungstown State University College of STEM has a reputation for excellence, and students like junior Estee George propel that excellence forward. Estee is a double major in Chemical Engineering and Applied Mathematics and is minoring in Chemistry.

Estee keeps herself busy at YSU. She is the treasurer of Pi Mu Epsilon Mathematics Fraternity and is a member of both the STEM Leadership Society and Women in Mathematics. Also on campus, she is a member of the College Democrats.

While she is very busy on campus, Estee still takes time to do volunteer work with the Relay for Life, Habitat for Humanity, and Friends of the Mahoning River. Continue reading

Student Spotlight: Katie Smith

Katie SmithMost college seniors dread looking for careers in the months after graduation. Katie Smith, a senior chemical engineering major, is ahead of the game, having already procured a position with the Edison Engineering Development Program at General Electric Lighting, in East Cleveland, Ohio.

Starting in June, Katie will embark on the first leg of the Edison Engineering Development Program’s two-year rotation. The program is an accelerated track for gaining leadership within the company.

During the past two summers, Katie has interned with the company in two separate departments: LED Technology and Fluorescent. Continue reading