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ASEE's Going the Distance highlights retention efforts at six institutions with proven programs and practices. It is part of ASEE's retention project, funded in part by Intel.
Theodore Caldwell, DPO Director, welcomes awardees and corporate representatives at the 2014 Deans Showcase of Stars Breakfast.
Kyles Foster was presented with a certificate of recognition honoring his five years of service as a student team advisor for the student organization Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE).

Programs

  • Students with high academic achievement are invited to attend the Showcase of Stars breakfast. This event is an excellent opportunity to network with corporate representatives in a relaxed, social atmosphere.
  • The LEAD Peer Mentor Program is designed to match upper class students with first year or transfer engineering students, with a goal of assisting with acclimation to the university environment.
  • The ESSA is a six-week, residential, academic intensive program designed to acclimate incoming freshmen with both the academic and environmental aspects to post-secondary education.

About the DPO

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Since its inception in 1968, the Diversity Programs Office (DPO) has positively impacted the academic, professional and personal growth of tens of thousands of underrepresented minority students through a range of programs.

Diversity in the faculty, staff and students is a major resource of the College of Engineering’s intellectual vitality and innovative spirit. The College strives to be a community where people of different cultures, intellectual positions, and lifestyles can reach their full potential. Such an environment develops respect for differences while fostering caring relationships and cross-cultural understanding. MSU shield with Diversity ProgramsThrough the Diversity Programs Office, the College of Engineering continues to host an environment where a broad spectrum of informed perspectives give rise to spirited, mind-opening and unique opportunities that prepare students for life in an increasingly diverse world.