RCEL students experience new perspectives of leadership at US Naval Academy and West Point conferences

Above: (R-L) Rachel Nguyen, Saurabh Harohalli, and David Van Kleeck at the USNA Leadership Conference Every year, RCEL sponsors students to attend national leadership conferences to expose them to new and different perspectives of leadership.  This year, students attended the United States Naval Academy (USNA) Leadership Conference in Annapolis, Maryland, as well as National Conference on […]

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RCEL students host Boba & Board Game Study Break

On Monday evening, the RCEL Student Engagement Committee hosted a Boba & Board Game Study Break for all current RCEL certificate program students.  Over 40 students came together to play board games like Banana Gram and Settlers of Catan, sip boba tea, and get to know each other. “Our goal was to show people that RCEL […]

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Layton Scholarship winners combine engineering, arts

Originally posted on engineering.rice.edu Monday, February 6, 2017 Holly Beretto, Engineering Communications Donaldo Almazan and Isaac Phillips are the winners of this year’s Phil Layton Scholarships. Almazan is a junior chemical engineering major and Phillips is a senior mechanical engineer. The scholarship is awarded annually to engineering students who have made significant contributions not only […]

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RCEL leads leadership training at Fort Benning in Georgia

  In January, RCEL Executive Director Kaz Karwowski and David Van Kleeck, Professor in the Practice of Engineering Leadership, traveled to the US Army’s Fort Benning near Columbus, Georgia to conduct a leadership training for soldiers and staff at Martin Army Community Hospital. More than 50 participants attended the two-day workshop. While on the base, Karwowski and Van Kleeck visited the parachute training jump towers that […]

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