ISA Executive Board Approves New Vision and Mission Statements

ISA Executive Board Approves New Vision and Mission Statements

This post is authored by Brian Curtis, president of ISA 2018.   I’m excited to announce that the ISA Executive Board, meeting earlier this month during the Spring Leaders Meeting in Raleigh, NC, USA, has approved new ISA vision and mission statements. ISA’s new vision...
The Arts Must Be Factored Into the STEM Equation

The Arts Must Be Factored Into the STEM Equation

This guest blog post was written by Stephen R. Huffman, vice president, marketing and business development, Mead O’Brien, Inc.   This blog began as a coy reply to Bill Lydon’s interesting post about Leonardo da Vinci’s accomplishments as an artist applying engineering...
Future Engineers Benefit from ISA Student Sections

Future Engineers Benefit from ISA Student Sections

This post was written by Leo Staples, senior manager, utility operational compliance, at OGE Energy Corp. Leo is an ISA Fellow and was ISA president in 2011. In a prior blog post, I talked about how ISA student sections present opportunities for members to shape...
Should STEM Education Programs Include the Arts?

Should STEM Education Programs Include the Arts?

This article was written by Bill Lydon, chief editor at InTech magazine. Want to learn more on this topic? Click this link to read past ISA President Stephen Huffman’s response to Bill Lydon’s post.   Michael J. Gelb, author of the book How to Think like...
Are you qualified?

Are you qualified?

This post is authored by Peggie Koon, president of ISA 2014. This week hundreds of educators and professionals from government and public and private industry sectors converged on Washington, DC to attend the US News STEM Solutions National Conference. The sessions...
Get involved in promoting STEM education

Get involved in promoting STEM education

This post is authored by Peggie Koon, president of ISA 2014. In last month’s ISA Insights article I mentioned I will complete a series of articles reviewing the 10 trends impacting ISA. Last month we looked at Cybersecurity and this month we’ll take a closer look at...
Inspire the Next Generation of Leaders by Volunteering for FIRST

Inspire the Next Generation of Leaders by Volunteering for FIRST

This post is written by Pat Gouhin, ISA executive director and CEO.   I recently had my most rewarding experience of the past year.  Some time ago, I agreed to volunteer for the regional, three-day FIRST Robotics Competition held in Raleigh, N.C.  I asked to be...
Developing Manufacturing Skills for Economic Growth

Developing Manufacturing Skills for Economic Growth

This article was written by Emily Stover DeRocco, former president of The Manufacturing Institute.   Reports from two of the biggest consulting firms in the world, Boston Consulting Group and Accenture, looked at what is euphemistically being called on-shoring. What...

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