Focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
The S.T.E.M. Club meets during the noon hour (12:00-12:50pm) in Room 228 on the following dates:
|Date||Title of Topic||Speaker for the Topic|
|10/6/15||Engineering Projects||Guy Campbell, Mechanical Engineering, UW-Platteville|
|10/21/15||Chemistry Colors our World!
Celebrating National Chemistry Week
|Dr. Mohamed Ayoub, UW-WC Chemistry Professor
and S.T.E.M. Club Student Leaders
|11/4/15||Native Flowers: Their Blooming Times & Some Fauna They Attract||Professor Emeritus Gary Britton,
UW-WC Dept. of Math
|11/17/15||How Cell Phones Work||Professor Michelle Leonard, Chair, Electrical Engineering Technology, College of Lake County|
|12/2/15||The Organic Chemistry of Interstellar Space||Dr. Robert McMahon, Chair, Dept. of Chemistry, UW-Madison|
The S.T.E.M. club, formerly known as Science & Math Club, was established in fall 2000. The club encourages students’ active participation and leadership role in all S.T.E.M. fields and disciplines, including Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Nursing, Physics, Astronomy, Medicine, and Pharmacy.
Everyone is welcome to attend the Wednesday noon seminars and there is no admission charge.
If you are interested in joining the S.T.E.M. Club or need more information, please contact:
Dr. Mohamed Ayoub
(262) 335-5250, ext. 234.
Fall 2015 Officers
President: Morgan Vanderschaegen; Co-President: Heather Waters
Vice-President: Tyler Ross; Co-Vice President Calvin Brice
Treasurer:Patrick Leonard; Co-Treasurer: Kristin Schmitt
Secretary:Peter Bailey; Co-Secretary: Montana Weiland
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Ayoub
- Facilitate and enhance students’ understanding of S.T.E.M.
- Promote students’ active involvement and participation in co-curricular S.T.E.M.-based activities
- Attract, recruit and retain more students in the S.T.E.M. fields
- Help form a S.T.E.M. community on campus
- Strengthen the links among the S.T.E.M. departments
- Build relationships with area industry and research institutions
- Assist in improving the teaching and learning of S.T.E.M. on campus
Student paid internship programs between UW-WC Chemistry Department and several area companies have been established. Firms include: Cedarburg Pharmaceuticals, Chem-Tech International in Random Lake and Serigraph, Inc. (Research & Development) in West Bend. Additional collaborative projects are being developed with the local industry as well as area public schools.
Guest speakers have included : Mr. Mike Terlizzi (Vice President for New Development, Serigraph Inc.), Mr. Alan Hoeschel (Chief Chemist, Serigraph, Inc.), Dr. Heidi Fencl (Director of the UWS Women Program, UW-Oshkosh), Mr. Richard Katschke (Medical College of Wisconsin), Dr. Mike Cahill (Physics, UWWC), Dr. Ro Cahill (Math, UWWC), Dr. Mohamed Ayoub (Chemistry, UW-WC), Ms. Ann Morris (School of Engineering, UW-Madison), Dr. Wayne Schaefer and Dr. Toye Ekunsanmi (Biology, UW-WC), Mr. John Pike (The F. Dohmen Co), Dr. Waleed Qoronfleh (Pierce Co.), Dr. Thomas Holmes (UW-Milwaukee), Mr. David Parkinson (Hydrite Chemical Co.), Mr. Daryl Jaeger (Weasler Engineering Inc.), Dr. Anders Schenstrom (Chair, Physics and Chemistry Department, Milwaukee School of Engineering), Professor Emeritus Tom Gross (Arts, UW-WC), and Dr. Peng Gao (Aldrich Co.), Mr. Timothy Schmidt (Founder and President, Schmidt Engineering, Inc.), Mr. Randall Plekker (Executive Vice President, SYSCO Food Service of Eastern Wisconsin), Ms. Tiffany Larson (St. Joseph Community Hospital), Dr. Brent McCowen (Horticulture, UW-Madison), Professor Cindy Brown (Program Director and Coordinator, Clinical Laboratory, UW-Milwaukee), Mr. Terrance Kiekhaefer (Director of Public Works, West Bend), Mr. Dan Peplinski (Senior Hydrogeologist, Layne Christensen, Inc.), Mr. Jim Kell (Superintendent, West Bend Water Utility). The Science and Math Club also arranges visits and field trips to local companies such as Serigraph, Inc., etc.