Challenger Learning Center

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson visits Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee

Florida State University and Florida A&M University welcomed NASA Administrator Bill Nelson to the Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee on Friday. The center is the K-12 outreach facility of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, the joint engineering institution for the two universities. Nelson joined FSU President Richard McCullough and FAMU President Larry Robinson for a […]

Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee offers remote space mission simulator

When the COVID-19 pandemic curtailed some of the in-person activities typically offered by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee, the science center created an online space mission that has since been used by hundreds of students. The center, which is the K-12 outreach facility of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, adapted its on-site space mission simulator […]

InternFSU helps students land meaningful experiences

Florida State University students no longer have to travel off-campus to land significant and life-changing internships. The InternFSU program at Florida State University provides 100 on-campus paid experiential learning opportunities for currently enrolled full-time, undergraduate, degree-seeking FSU students during the fall and spring semesters. Students — regardless of financial resources and family background — can […]

Florida State University Schools teacher receives national award for innovation

A Florida State University Schools teacher has received a national award for her innovative work in teaching science, technology, engineering and math. Nancy Rosenbaum, a fifth-grade teacher at FSUS, received the 2018 June Scobee Rodgers Innovative Educator Award from the Challenger Center Thursday, May 10, in a presentation in front of her students, family and […]

Students meld engineering, art at Challenger Learning Center exhibit

Would you be surprised to learn that art students use engineering software on their work? Or laser cutting? How about 3D printing? Much to the surprise of two engineering graduate students who took Mechatronic Art 2, these design software applications are unquestionably a part of the artistic design process. Jason Brown, a doctoral student in […]