Author Archives: Liz

EWB Crowdfunding

Our students put in incredible amounts of time and effort to make our projects successful, but without funding it’s hard to make it happen. Visit the link below or text NoBorders1 to 71777 to donate now. All money raised will go towards our Montana Cahill Challenge Grant and will be matched 1:1. https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/NoBorders/team/EWB…

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2018 Newsletter

As we get back to classes and continue working with our partner communities, this newsletter summarizes all that we accomplished in 2018 and highlights some of our best fundraisers and events. Click ‘read more’ to access the link. 2018 Newsletter…

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Agua Fria Travel Update January 2019

On January 3rd-11th, the Ecuador team took their first ever assessment trip to the community of Agua Fria. The purpose of the trip was to find out what the community wanted from a water system, their capacity to maintain it, and technical data on where the team could get water from. The students and mentors…

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Cancun Raffle Details

Rules for the Cancun Raffle: •Winner must contact travel agent ASAP after winning (contact information will be provided) •Trip must be reported as taxable income •Trip must be completed by December 15, 2019 •Certificate may not be redeemed for cash •Travel changes and cancellations are subject to penalties Other information: •Trip for 2 includes: -Round trip…

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Puerto Pando Travel Update August 2018

This summer a team of eight students and two mentors traveled to Puerto Pando, Bolivia to implement the second phase of the water distribution system. A surveying team began to survey from the current dam and worked towards the storage tank. A wooden stake was hammered into the ground as a temporary benchmark to survey…

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Erquiz Oropeza Travel Update August 2018

This summer 6 students and 1 mentor from EWB-S&T returned to Erquiz Oropeza (10 de Abril) to assess the current situation in community and gather more data. The team conducted a topographical survey, taking over 900 points, to gather pertinent data needed to design a water system in the community. EWB-S&T also took many pictures…

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Puerto Pando Preparing to Travel

After a summer full of hard work and preparation, our Puerto Pando team is ready to travel in just a few weeks! Sarah Smedley, the program lead, let us know what will be going on during their trip. “We will be making our journey to Puerto Pando, Bolivia on August 4th and will return on…

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Update on Challenge Grant

In 2017, the Houston-based Montana Cahill Foundation, led by OGS members and S&T alumni Peggy Cahill Montana, ChE’76, and Duane Montana, CE’75, awarded the largest gift in the history of Engineers Without Borders at Missouri S&T: a $500,000 challenge grant. To date, $350,000 has been raised in response to the challenge, much of it from…

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Faculty & Staff Talent Show

The EWB Faculty & Staff Talent Show is a great time for our students, faculty, and community to share in a fun-filled night to show off some of the lesser known skills of our teachers! Come out and support Missouri S&T, while also helping our chapter raise the money needed to send our students to…

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