The Gannon and Erie communities came together for a celebration and blessing of GUBotDev’s 10-month project that transformed an old RV into a cutting-edge mobile STEM Lab. GUBotDev started the project with the purpose of taking STEM education on the road to local Erie schools to provide outreach to the community and inspire the next generation of innovators. During the ceremony, the Mobile STEM Lab was blessed by the Most Reverend Lawrence T. Persico, J.C.L., Bishop of the Diocese of Erie and chairperson of Gannon’s Board of Trustees.
View a video of the dedication and blessing of the Mobile STEM Lab.
GUBotDev expressed their gratitude to the many donors who made the renovations possible and contributed to the lab’s equipment. The mobile lab is equipped with digital soldering stations and oscilloscopes in a dedicated electrical space, 3D printers and computers with drone simulation software.
An electrical space within GUBotDev features digital soldering stations, oscilliscopes, 3D printers, and computers with drone simulation software.
The GUBotDev Mobile STEM Lab was introduced to the community by its founder and Computer and Information Science Instructor Mark Blair; Chief Operations Officer Nick Devine; Gannon President Keith Taylor, Ph.D.; and Dean of the College of Engineering and Business, Karinna Vernaza, Ph.D.