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(DEARBORN, Mich., May 18, 2016) ― Brian Ruestow, president of the SME Education Foundation, was recently honored with the Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his longtime commitment to SME and ongoing efforts to prepare youth for advanced manufacturing careers.

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(DEARBORN, Mich., May 16, 2016) ― The SME Education Foundation has awarded Alcoa Foundation with the 2016 Outstanding Partner honor for its continued support of the Education Foundation and its Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education (PRIME®) initiative. With Alcoa Foundation’s backing, students, teachers, and high schools have access to 21st-century technology, equipment and curriculum, thus helping to create a sustainable, tailored approach to workforce development.

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(DEARBORN, Mich., May 16, 2016) ― The SME Education Foundation has awarded over $570,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students pursuing degrees in manufacturing engineering and related technologies. This investment is part of the Foundation’s continued efforts to inspire, prepare and support the next generation of manufacturing engineers and technologists, while filling the much needed pipeline of skilled talent.

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(DEARBORN, Mich., June 1, 2015) — The SME Education Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded its 2015 Outstanding Partner honors to Ford Motor Co. and Kelly Burr of the Shop Rat Foundation.

(DEARBORN, Mich., June 1, 2015) — The SME Education Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded its 2015 Outstanding Partner honors to Ford Motor Co. and Kelly Burr of the Shop Rat Foundation. - See more at: http://www.sme.org/2015-SME-Education-Foundation-Recognizes-Ford-Motor-Company-and-the-Shop-Rat-Foundation-with-2015-Outstanding-Partner-Award/#sthash.h1zC8cv0.dpuf
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(DEARBORN, Mich., March 30, 2015) – SME announced Brian Glowiak as the new director for the SME Education Foundation. Glowiak will be responsible for overall day-to-day leadership and strategic direction of the Foundation.  The SME Education Foundation prepares and supports the next generation of manufacturing professionals through scholarships, grants and student programs, including the Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education.

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(DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 23, 2015) — The SME Education Foundation announced the election of two new members to its Board of Directors. The new members bring a vast amount of knowledge and a devoted passion for educating younger generations about manufacturing and the many careers opportunities that exist within the industry. Joining the Board are John Miller and Michael Marlowe.

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(DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 11, 2015) ― SME has recently selected five SME members to receive its 2015 Award of Merit. This award is given to SME members who, through their leadership and volunteerism, have grown their local chapters, introduced and promoted specific manufacturing technologies to a broader audience, and mentored and interacted with young people to promote the importance of manufacturing.

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(DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 19, 2015) – The next decade is expected to bring a potential shortfall of 875,000 machinists, welders, industrial-machinery mechanics and industrial engineers1. And, SME’s HOUSTEX 2015 is taking action to tackle worker shortages. HOUSTEX, which takes place from Feb. 24 to 26 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, will host a Student Summit for Houston-area high schools on the event’s final day, Feb. 26, to highlight manufacturing career opportunities and showcase the high-tech workforce needs.

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(DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 15, 2014) – The SME Education Foundation’s Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education (PRIME) initiative is pleased to announce it has selected six new high schools to participate in its program. PRIME creates connections between manufacturing high school students, educators and the industry to grow and train the next-generation workforce — all while driving interest and awareness in manufacturing.

 

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(DEARBORN, Mich. – Oct. 9, 2014) – The Wind Turbine Challenge at the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014 was such a success that a supplemental virtual challenge has been announced by RIPPL3D.com and the SME Education Foundation to encourage students to continue engaging with 3D printing and technology.

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