NYSSPE Coordinates the 2013 New York State MATHCOUNTS Competition

This post was written by NYSSPE Executive Director Anthony Fasano, P.E.

New York State Mathcounts

Male and Female Top Scorers

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the 2013 New York State Mathcounts Competition at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).  My goal was to help our volunteer members to successfully run the event, which they did.

For those of you not familiar with MATHCOUNTS, it is a national middle school coaching and competitive mathematics program that promotes mathematics achievement through a series of fun and engaging “bee” style contests.  The program exists in all 50 states plus U.S. territories and the Department of Defense and State Department schools. [Read more…]

New Engineering Grads Take Top Salaries

We wanted to post the following information, which we received from the National Society of Professional Engineers, for our NYSSPE student members.  The U.S. demand for technical talent remains high, and this has been positive for new college graduates with engineering degrees.

Six engineering majors are among the top 10 majors with the highest average starting salaries, according to a National Association of Colleges and Employers report.

Top Paying Majors for New College Graduates in 2012: [Read more…]