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  • February

    USACE Mechanical Engineer Wins High-Level Award

    Announced last November, Shahidou Mariko is a selectee for the Modern-Day Technology Leader Award for the 2022 Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Conference. Mariko received the award during the Technology Recognition Event hosted virtually in Washington February 17-19. The award recognizes Mariko’s work on an alternative health care facility for COVID-positive patients in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • USACE Biologist Wins High-Level Award

    Announced last November, Pamela Backus is a selectee for the Modern-Day Technology Leader Award for the 2022 Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Conference. Backus received the award during the Technology Recognition Event hosted virtually in Washington February 17-19.
  • June

    Educators turn lessons learned into lesson plans

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The school year continued for 15 educators who returned to the classroom to unearth ways to bring curriculum to life during the CSS Georgia Teacher’s Institute held May 31 – June 3 at Georgia Tech Savannah.
  • May

    Corps’ partnership with school leads to academic accreditation

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – A pair of Savannah District leaders form links in the chain of community partners aiding a local school to achieve academic excellence in the scientific and mathematical fields.
  • Corps opens doors, minds for career day event

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – District offices became a proxy classroom for more than 40 dependents of employees who explored Corps projects and careers during the Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day held May 1.
  • April

    Corps IR member no stranger to district, community programs

    NNAH, Ga. – District employees may notice him parading the lobby in festive Halloween wear or encouraging participation in the latest American Society of Military Comptrollers offering. However, they may be unaware that off-duty, Canton Gardenhire possesses a similar finesse for volunteer service.
  • March

    Outreach a ‘Wise’ pursuit to securing Corps’ future

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Millions of students are plagued by the age-old question, “What do I want to do for a living?” but the Corps helps to rectify this enigma by offering industry exposure to students at statewide outreach events.
  • February

    Corps invests in next generation of STEM leaders

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Canvassing for the nation’s future engineering talent starts through community outreach programs, and the district seized the opportunity to showcase a variety of Corps missions to approximately 160 engineering students at Jenkins High School in Savannah.
  • November

    Corps sponsors wetlands tour for Coastal Georgia home-schoolers

    RICHMOND HILL, Ga. – Discovering frontiers outside of the classroom – or the home – can reconcile traditional learning methods and enrich the educational experience for students inundated with an array of new concepts.
  • April

    More than MILCON: Corps promotes STEM at Fort Stewart schools

    Many people associate the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with building facilities on post; but what they may not know is that the Corps' involvement with a project doesn't stop when the building is complete.
  • February

    Why students should care about engineering

    Why should American students care about pursuing engineering careers? Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are communicating the answer to students throughout the year—and especially during National Engineers Week, which runs this year from Feb. 16 through Feb. 22.
  • Engineering: It's not just for the boys

    About 350 middle and high school-age girls and their parents explored career paths in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) during the 3rd Annual Girls Engineer It Day, Feb. 1, 2014 at Woodville Tomkins High School.
  • January

    Corps reaches out to 7,000 Savannah-area students at STEM festival

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – An estimated 7,000 students and their families explored potential career paths in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)—including careers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers—during the 5th Annual Student Success Expo and STEM Festival, Jan. 11 at the Savannah Mall.
  • August

    Fifth graders learn economic value of Savannah harbor deepening

    To a room full of fifth graders, a one dollar bill gets attention. But the idea of turning that $1 into $5.50 thrills them! That's the benefit-to-cost ratio for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP)—a plan to deepen the Savannah River shipping channel from 42 feet to 47 feet to accommodate larger ships and increase shipping efficiencies.
  • July

    Corps talks STEM at Boy Scouts Summerfest

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – A group of 275 scouts representing seven states explored potential career paths in