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Monday, December 11th, 2017

STEM Cubs gets boost from local chapter of construction organization

The funding from the Construction Specification Institute allowed the latest STEM Cubs event to double in size, from 60 kids total to 120, and ensured that they were provided with food and materials for the various activities, including building ramps, 3D printing, constructing string telephones and more.

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

College hosts first-ever Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference

The inaugural event was organized by multiple students affiliated with the MU College of Engineering’s various diversity organizations and its Office of Diversity and Outreach Initiatives.

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Abraham’s journey leads her to NSBE leadership

Civil engineering senior Walta Abraham’s engineering path led her to the presidency of the Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers.

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Teaching children well

The first edition of the STEM Cubs Summer Camp took place on July 8 at the University of Missouri. Participants had the opportunity to work on engaging hands-on activities, including designing a skateboard ramp, building string phones and developing methods to help small animals safely cross the street.

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Mizzou NSBE makes mark at national convention

National conventions are key opportunities for networking, visibility, student recruitment and more for engineering student organizations. The Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) not only maximized those opportunities, but had two members elected to prestigious regional posts at this year’s NSBE Annual Convention from March 29 to April 2 in Kansas City, Mo.

Monday, May 16th, 2016

NSBE chapter officers elected, appointed to regional leadership board

Three University of Missouri College of Engineering students who are members of the College’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) will have the chance to enhance their leadership skills after securing positions on NSBE’s Region 5 student board.

Diversity Awards

The College of Engineering will recognize exemplary students, faculty or staff whose efforts toward diversity and inclusion in the College, […]

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Second undergraduate internship leads to full-time job

Lorenzo Boyice’s interest in computer science motivated him to look for opportunities in industry. He’s finished two summer internships and will start a full-time job after his planned May 2016 graduation.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers hosts second STEM Panel

MU professors from several different departments offered advice to young Latino and Latina students on October 14, when Mizzou’s Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers hosted its second annual Latin@s in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) panel.

Monday, March 16th, 2015

MU Engineering alumna kicks off diversity speaker series

MU alumna Alexa Mitchell, a CADD services engineer with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) shared her personal and professional experiences with engineering students on February 25.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Student Services Office takes aim at student success

Over the past four years, the MU College of Engineering’s Office of Student Services has assembled a suite of resources, a full court press of new and newly enhanced offerings, that take direct aim at student satisfaction, success and retention.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Diversity students visit MoDOT

University of Missouri College of Engineering diversity students traveled to the Missouri Department of Transportation headquarters in Jefferson City to meet with MoDOT engineers and learn about the different tasks and machines used by MoDOT researchers and engineers.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Diversity alumnus spotlight: Trenisha Tait

Changes came two-fold for Trenisha Tait after her 2012 graduation. She got married and started a new job. But when her company’s plant closed, she was forced to look for another job, which proved easier than she thought it would.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Native Californian finds refuge in the Midwest

Marco Hinojosa intended on majoring in accounting but found his niche in mechanical engineering. As a senior, he feels quite at home at Mizzou and in Columbia. Though that wasn’t always the case.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Diversity alumnus spotlight: Eric Thomas

In the four years since graduation, Eric Thomas, BS EE ’09, has been promoted twice and moved three times for his career. Immediately after graduation, he began working for Norfolk Southern Railroad in Conway, Pa., and later Sheffield, Ala., and back to Conway.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Undergraduate learns the value of hard work, leadership

Mechanical engineering senior Traonna Clark credits her experience with classes, internships, student organizations and work with the faculty for her success in college.

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Diversity alumnus spotlight: Roshonda McCowan

The transition from being a college student to becoming an alumnus in the working world is made easier for some […]

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Engineering students earn spots among McNair Scholars, publish research articles in annual journal

Two engineering students are among 18 University of Missouri students named to the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program. Paulos […]

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Chemical engineering student receives Mizzou Inclusive Excellence Award

When chemical engineering graduate student Tapashree Tah came to the University of Missouri in 2006 after living in India her […]

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Engineering diversity program enjoys continued success

“I’m really excited about significant number of outstanding minority engineering students coming to Mizzou, largely due to program incentives we’ve […]

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Swanegan recognized for work with NSBE

University of Missouri’s NAACP collegiate chapter presented J.R. Swanegan with the Booker T. Washington Advisor of the Year Award at […]

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

NSBE wins at international convention

When Mizzou’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) returned from its 36th annual convention last month, they […]

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

NSBE receives funds from ‘You Decide | We Provide’ contest

Mizzou Engineering’s student chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) recently learned that they are one of the […]

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Mizzou group building on academic excellence

With the help of a Mizzou Engineering student group, several Hickman High School youths recently upheld a weighty Missouri tradition—using […]