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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 […]