Steve Howell’s four decades in engineering education began with his use of a slide rule and a $400 Texas Instruments pocket calculator and concludes with him watching students utilize laser cutters, implement virtual reality and harness the power and versatility of computers.
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Our distinguished cooperative education program gives students 'learn and earn' professional internships, built right into the curriculum, with one of our 200+ industry partners worldwide.
We offer a wide range of major and minor degrees, broad availability of student services, and a high success rate of our graduates finding post-graduate employment or education.
Research reinforces classroom knowledge and gives students the opportunity to apply what they have learned. A better understanding and deeper appreciation of the studied material is developed through research, whether in research partnerships with professors, hands-on research in the field, or the required capstone project.
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Reach for the Stars STEM Academy
Reach for the Stars (RFTS) 2021 is a virtual STEM academy in Sacramento for rising 7th grade students. RFTS encourages academic achievement and strives to increase college attendance. Registration is open now.
Pacific brings hands-on-learning environment to students’ homes
These kits, which supply necessary lab equipment such as logic analyzers, multimeters and test leads, will bring Pacific’s hands-on-learning environment to students’ homes.