On November 29th, the Simcoe-Muskoka Bridge Breaker paid a visit to the Civil Engineering Technologist program at Georgian College in Barrie. Second year students formed teams to test 19 of their Popsicle stick bridge designs. Professional Engineers from the chapter assisted with the event and everyone had an enjoyable day in the lab.
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
On September 14th OACETT and PEO held the 30th annual golf classic. The event was held at Hawk Ridge Golf Club in Orillia. It was a record attendance with 148 golfers joining us for a great day of golf. A big thank you to our hole sponsors! Proceeds from this tournament go towards our Read more about Golf Tournament 2018[…]
Our first one-day seminar was a great success. Sixteen members spent May 30th with Laura Connor, from Connor Speaks, who spoke about how to deliver technical presentations. Attendees learned how to speak with confidence, persuasiveness and influence.
On Saturday, April 7th 2018, members of the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter attended tours of the Barrie Surface Water Treatment Plant and the Barrie Wastewater Treatment Facility. During these tours, the attendees were able to get an inside look at the process of getting water to and from homes/businesses in the Barrie area. Shane Steele Read more about Surface and Storm Water Treatment Plant Tours[…]
Four members of the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter were recognized for their long-standing service in support of their profession. Mark Haynes, P.Eng. was presented with a volunteer service pin for his 15-years of service (and counting) to the chapter. Kevin Hughes, P.Eng. and Tyler Ing, P.Eng. were presented their 5-year volunteer service pins and Jordan Barroso, Read more about Volunteer Recognition at AGM 2018[…]