Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference uplifts underrepresented students

Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference uplifts underrepresented students

Several Mizzou Engineering student groups organized the 4th Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference (DEPC), held on Saturday, April 17. Participants heard from underrepresented voices in STEM fields, including those whose careers or primary goal are to speak out on issues surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion. Dr. Korie Grayson, the conference’s keynote speaker, spoke on both her […]

DEPC Recognized by National Academy of Inventors

DEPC Recognized by National Academy of Inventors

The College of Engineering established the Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference (DEPC) in 2017 to recognize diversity organizations and diverse students while promoting the college’s core college values of integrity, excellence and collaboration. Several student organizations, under the leadership of Assistant Dean for Inclusive Excellence and Strategic Initiatives Tojan Rahhal, launched the first conference in 2017 […]

Mizzou NSBE Chapter Wins Chancellor’s Excellence Award

Mizzou NSBE Chapter Wins Chancellor’s Excellence Award

  The Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) was honored with the “Most Outstanding Large Organization Award” at MU as part of the 2020 Chancellor’s Excellence Awards announcement on Wednesday, April 29. These awards honor students, faculty and staff who demonstrate Excellence, one of the University’s four core values, with their […]

NSBE Honored with Coretta Scott King Organization of the Year Award

NSBE Honored with Coretta Scott King Organization of the Year Award

MU’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers won its first Coretta Scott King Organization of the Year Award at the MU NAACP Image Awards. The MU chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored people held its university-based Image Awards Feb. 17, which are similar to the national organization’s award ceremony. […]

Women in Engineering Week: Shining a Light on Diversity

Women in Engineering Week: Shining a Light on Diversity

The MU College of Engineering is a welcoming, inclusive college, and that message was the theme and the focus of Women in Engineering (WIE) Week, Feb. 17 – 21. Events got underway Feb. 17 with a kick-off social in Lafferre Hall, where Mizzou Engineering students had an opportunity to meet with the leaders of several […]

Student Volunteers Lend a Hand

Student Volunteers Lend a Hand

More than 20 Mizzou Engineering students sacrificed a portion of their time away from school during the winter break to help others. Students participated in a week-long Mizzou Alternative Breaks (MAB) service trip in early January, prior to the start of the spring semester. Since 1991, Mizzou Alternative Breaks has been sending groups of students […]

Banquet Celebrates Excellence

Banquet Celebrates Excellence

Mizzou Engineering’s Office of Diversity and Outreach Initiatives (DOI) and the MU Center for Academic Excellence and Success hosted the third-annual Pursuit of Excellence (POE) Banquet Dec. 3. This banquet celebrates outstanding students, faculty and staff from Mizzou Engineering and offers an opportunity to inspire and congratulate members of the engineering community. During the banquet, […]

College Sends Seven Students to Grace Hopper Celebration

College Sends Seven Students to Grace Hopper Celebration

The College of Engineering sent seven computer science and information technology students to the 2019 Grace Hopper Celebration, which is the largest gathering of female technologists in the world. The conference had over 28,000 attendees and was held Oct. 1 to Oct. 4 in Orlando, Florida. The seven students, Omiya Hassan, Carter Landis, Sophie Nedelco, […]

Women in Engineering Week Empowers Women in STEM

Women in Engineering Week Empowers Women in STEM

The Fantastic Lego Ladies displayed their robots and interacted with COE students to see successful women pursuing engineering. Women in Engineering Week is a celebration of female accomplishments in STEM, empowering students through awareness and education. Each semester the College of Engineering hosts a week in honor of women in engineering with events to have [...]

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