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Ardrossan resident honoured provincially as 2024 ASET Volunteer of the Year Award winner

Ardrossan resident Bob Leman has received a provincial honour from his professional association, the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET).

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Alix students take fast lane to potential STEM careers through ASET day camp at NAIT

Grade nine students from Alix-MAC School in Alix journeyed to NAIT to participate in a STEM Camp Series day camp presented by the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET).

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NAIT instructor/Olympian wins provincial mentoring award

Whether it’s competing in the Olympic Games or teaching and mentoring students at NAIT, a commitment to not only going the distance, but far exceeding it is integral to Roy Sharplin’s lifelong ethos.

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Electronics engineering technologist wins provincial award for supporting women in STEM

In recognition of her dedication to supporting and advancing women in the engineering technology profession, a provincial organization, the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET), has honoured Carstairs resident Cassandra Yousph with the 2024 ASET Women in Technology Award.

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Popular Lethbridge College instructor receives provincial teaching honour

A popular Lethbridge College engineering technology instructor has been honoured at the provincial level with the ASET 2024 ASET Outstanding Educator Award. 

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Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan students receive first-hand introduction to booming STEM profession

Earlier this week, more than a dozen students from schools in Sherwood Park and Fort Saskatchewan acquired STEM skills at a day camp designed to give them a hands-on introduction to the diverse and opportunity-abundant engineering technology profession.

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Family influence can be pivotal to women entering STEM-related engineering technology profession

Just as the holiday season is a family affair so seems to be the case of careers for many women in the engineering technology profession. That’s according to findings by a provincial STEM organization, the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET).

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Award-winning volunteer credits childhood Christmas experience of going without as inspiration for giving back

As a child, Senia McPherson would wake up feeling anxious on Christmas mornings because of the worry that Santa may not have visited her house. McPherson’s biological father abandoned the family when she was young, leaving her mother to raise three children on partial social assistance in low-income rental housing in Edmonton.

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Former NAIT students win provincial STEM award for portable gait analysis device

A former team of NAIT biomedical engineering technology students has won the 2023 ASET Capstone Project of the Year Award. The award is given out annually by the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET). Former NAIT students Frank Gauthier, McKenna Bentley and Megan Bauer received the award for developing a portable, cost-effective solution to gait analysis.

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Filtration of microplastics from seawater project captures nomination for provincial STEM award

Is there an effective way to filter microplastics from seawater? For their exploration of some fresh options, including coffee grounds, an all-women former team of SAIT chemical laboratory technology students has been recognized as a finalist for the Capstone Project of the Year Award, which is presented annually by the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET).

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