The center, which opened in 2017, launched as a welcoming space for students, faculty and staff within the College of Engineering. The program is spearheaded by Director of Diversity and Outreach Initiatives Tojan Rahhal, who began her work with the space back in March 2017.
Sponsored by the Mizzou Engineering Student Council, the event drew a crowd of undergraduates eager to learn more about involvement opportunities on campus.
Find Your EDGEs combines the expertise areas of both of its founders — engineering for Tojan Rahhal and social science for Miguel Ayllon — in order to provide hands-on training in leadership, diversity and project management skills in a global context.
The Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) claimed Most Outstanding Large Organization honors, and Mizzou Students’ Underwater Robotics Foundation (SURF) nabbed the title of Best New Organization at the Chancellor’s Excellence Awards in April.
As part of Engineers Without Borders, the MU chapter traveled to Majé de Chimán, Panama, as part of their continued efforts to provide a reliable water distribution, filtration and storage system for the community there.