You are here

Programs

Please find below different initiatives that provide academic and professional support to students and improve student success.

Minority Engineering Program

The Minority Engineering program is a comprehensive, multi-faceted program that assists the College of Engineering with the recruitment, retention, motivation and graduation of African American, Hispanic and Native American students.

MEP students in labLearn more about the college's Minority Engineering Program.

Pre First-Year Academic and Career Engagement (PREFACE)

The Pre First-Year Academic and Career Engagement (PREFACE) Program is a multi-level program designed to develop our pre-first-year underrepresented minority students into high performing students who are confident, efficient, and results-driven engineers through a holistic approach towards academic and professional success in the engineering environment at The Ohio State University College of Engineering and beyond. More importantly, we want our PREFACE participants to learn life skills and pay it forward by becoming productive citizens.

Learn more about the PREFACE program.

If you have any questions, please email Ronald Parker (parker.86@osu.edu).

Women in Engineering Program

The Women in Engineering (WiE) program is a comprehensive, multi-faceted program that assists the College of Engineering with the recruitment, retention, motivation and graduation of all women engineering students.

Learn more about Ohio State's Women in Engineering Program.

If you have any questions, please email Olga Stavridis (stavridis.2@osu.edu).

Women in Engineering Learning Community

women in engineering

The Women in Engineering Learning Community (WiE LC) is designed to assist students in their transition to the study of engineering and the Ohio State University atmosphere. Students will move into their residence hall, Torres House, the home of the WiE Learning Community prior to Autumn Semester move-in day and spend time with faculty, alumnae, and students from various engineering disciplines. Through these interactions, participants will get a jump start on forming connections that will ensure their success as engineering students.

Learn more about the WiE Learning Community.

If you have any questions, please email Gisell Jeter-Bennett (jeter-bennett.1@osu.edu).

Engineering House Learning Community

Overview

The Engineering House Learning Community emphasizes exploration of the many engineering majors and also encourages student collaboration and provides a sense of communion within the learning community. Participants have opportunities to interact with faculty, staff and professionals in the engineering community.

Highlights

  • Behind the scenes field trips of amusement parks and COSI, which lets students meet engineers in the workplace and also see engineering concepts being applied in real time.
  • Opportunities to interact with faculty, staff, and professionals within the College of Engineering, including alumni.
  • Programming and workshops designed to support the success of students in the engineering field and help them develop the soft skills to help them grow holistically.

Click here for further information on how to apply.