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Diversity Programs in Engineering

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Pre-freshmen Summer Program (PSP) 

Engineering Summer Scholars Program | Pre-freshmen Summer Program (PSP) – a six-week summer residential program that allows selected first year students to learn about the College of Engineering and build a solid academic and social foundation prior to the fall semester. Students are selected during engineering admissions process.

  • Establishing Community & Professional Identity
  • Proactive Advising, Tutoring, & Academic Development
  • Strategic Actions for Excellence Workshops
  • Engaging with faculty and student service professionals

Ryan Scholars Program

Robert L. Ryan Scholars Program – a strategically structured scholars program that provides Ryan Scholars with every opportunity to succeed as engineering undergraduate students and beyond. The program is grounded in developing a supportive community of scholars that focuses on the success of the individual as well as the success of the collective group. The core components of the program include the following:

  • Engineering Summer Scholars Program (ESSP) | Pre-freshmen Summer Program (PSP)
  • Established Community & Professional Identity
  • Proactive Advising & Mentoring
  • Professional and Academic Development
  • Scholar Awards
  • Tutoring