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Bridge Program Lays Foundation for College Success

An incoming freshman’s transition to college can be a daunting challenge. Having to achieve academically plus meet new people in an all-new environment is stressful. To reduce this stress, Mizzou Engineering conducts its Engineering Success Bridge Program for incoming freshmen students.

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Engineering Students Inducted Into Secret Societies

Tap Day, when small groups of students are selected, or “tapped,” by fellow students to join one of six secret honorary societies, is a Mizzou tradition dating back to the 1910s. These honorary societies recognize new inductees’ commitment, service and leadership to Mizzou.

Kiruba Krishnaswamy presenting in Ketcham Auditorium.

Symposium on Engineering Teaching Excellence Encourages Engineering Faculty to Continue Growing as Professors

The Symposium on Engineering Teaching Excellence inspired the College of Engineering’s faculty with new teaching skills aimed at enhancing students’ educational experience.

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Camp COE helps Mizzou Engineers build sense of community

The concept of Camp COE — the first-ever Mizzou Engineering camp for freshmen, international and first-year graduate and transfer students — was to build a community students could grow with throughout their careers at MU. Year one was a rousing success.

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Bridge Program fosters success for first-year engineers

Transitioning to college is tough, and transitioning into a demanding major such as engineering is even tougher. That’s why Mizzou Engineering debuted its Engineering Success Bridge Program in 2018, then expanded it to a month-long program for 2019. The four-week-long camp gives students an idea of what to expect once their college journeys begin in earnest.

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Internship Success: Valleroy takes flight with Textron Aviation

MU Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering senior Zachary Valleroy — who has a double major in physics — maximized his engineering and leadership skills this summer, landing an internship with Textron Aviation in Wichita, Kan.

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Internship Success: McChesney shines with Bantam Technologies

MU Information Technology senior Ryan McChesney maximized his engineering and leadership skills this summer, landing an internship with Bantam Technologies in Kansas City, Mo. Learn a little more about his internship in his own words.

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Trio of engineers earn top MU academic honor

A trio of Mizzou Engineering students earned a University of Missouri Award for Academic Distinction recently in honor of their tremendous success in the classroom. The awardees, with their majors and faculty mentors, were Sarah Gebken, Luke Guerdan and Julie Nguyen.

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Graduate takes Mizzou Engineering’s ‘bridge to a higher level’

Mizzou Engineering seniors followed all kinds of paths to get to the same destination — Saturday’s commencement ceremony at Mizzou Arena. They come from a variety of backgrounds, have achieved success in different ways and have developed expertise in a multitude of areas.


Quintet shines at Research and Creative Activities Forum

Five Mizzou Engineering graduate students participated in the Research and Creative Activities Forum on Friday at Jesse Hall. The event was sponsored by the MU Graduate Professional Council, and the forum’s stated goal is “to showcase research and creative activities while providing valuable experience and feedback.”