NEM 2019

On March 23, students from across the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter descended upon Georgian College to participate in National Engineering Month activities hosted by the local PEO and OACETT Chapters. Activities included Popsicle stick bridge busting, catapults, marshmallow-spaghetti towers, water treatment demonstrations and a crystal radio. Event partners from the Barrie Public Library, New Life Robotics, Simcoe Read more about NEM 2019[…]

MPPs Attend Chapter AGM

The PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter was pleased to have two members of provincial parliament in attendance at the Chapter AGM and Spring License Ceremony held on March 31st in Barrie. Andrea Khanjin, MPP for Barrie-Innisfil addressed the crowd stating that the government wants to hear from the expertise of professional engineers in order to enable government Read more about MPPs Attend Chapter AGM[…]

Children Experience Engineering at EOT 2019

On March 2nd, children from Simcoe-Muskoka had fun at the Engineering Circus hosted by Engineers of Tomorrow Barrie. The event, held at Georgian College, took over kids through four unique stations consisting of a “big-top building station”, a catapult, a balloon rocket and an electrical circuit. A fun event to inspire a future generation of Read more about Children Experience Engineering at EOT 2019[…]

More Scholarships Awarded in 2018

  The PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter is proud to announce the Scholarship Award Recipients for 2018: Congratulations to Damilola Fadiya, Cassidy Morgan and Kiera Orr-Casbourne who proved themselves as exceptional students in the Simcoe-Muskoka area! Our scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, community contributions, intra and extracurricular activities, and leadership positions taken on during an Read more about More Scholarships Awarded in 2018[…]

New Engineers Receive Licences

  On November 15, seven Professional Engineers in the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter received their Professional Engineering Licences at a presentation ceremony and dinner held at the Barrie Country Club. Congratulations to Peter Derro, Winifredo Porcalla, Daniel Fox, Meghan Whynot, Melissa Johnson, Adam Bezzina, and Zuliang Yang on reaching this professional milestone! After the ceremony the attendees Read more about New Engineers Receive Licences[…]

Chapter Thanks Exiting Board Member

On November 15th, Kevin Hughes, P.Eng., presented a certificate of thanks to Shun Cheung, P.Eng., who has volunteered with the PEO Simcoe Muskoka Chapter Board since 2015. Shun has served in a number of positions including Events Director, Communications Director and Social Media Director. Shun is moving out of the chapter and we wish him Read more about Chapter Thanks Exiting Board Member[…]

Photo Worthy Engineers Event

  On October 25th, the PEO Simcoe Muskoka Chapter had the pleasure of a Professional Head Shot Photo Session with Ian from Ian G. McIntosh Photography. The event provided a unique opportunity for members to get professional head shots completed while enjoying networking opportunities with fellow members. The evening was capped off by great food Read more about Photo Worthy Engineers Event[…]

Should I Seal This? – Info Session

  On Thursday October 4th, José Vera, P.Eng., Manager of Standards and Practice at PEO, traveled to Barrie to speak with a group of members about PEO’s Guideline on the Use of the Professional Engineer’s Seal. The event was attended by Professional Engineers and Engineering Interns which resulted into an excellent discussion about when to Read more about Should I Seal This? – Info Session[…]