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News & Announcements

The MSU College of Engineering awarded $100,000 in scholarships at the 2021 Dean’s Showcase of Stars.
Alumni update – Damon L. Garrett has been promoted to president at Metro Consulting Associates in Plymouth. A founding member of MCA, he has more than 20 years of experience in civil engineering, executive leadership, and project management.
Ti’Air Riggins has been named the recipient of the National Institutes of Health Blueprint Diversity Specialized Award in Neuroscience.


  • 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.
  • The GEM Fellowship programs are designed to offer opportunities for underrepresented minority students to obtain MS degrees in engineering and Ph.D. degrees in engineering and the natural and physical sciences through a program of paid summer internships.
  • SURA is designed to provide a comprehensive research training and enrichment experience that begins with an eight week summer portion and ends at the completion of the successive fall semester.

About the DPO

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.