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Areli Cardenas Arteaga is a junior majoring in civil engineering. Last spring, Cardenas participated in the Get MI Degree campaign, representing Michigan State University. - Courtesy of MSUToday
ESSA helps MSU convert high-risk math students into STEM graduates.
Alyse Way ('16) honored with 2018 Technology Rising Star award at Women of Color STEM Conference.


  • 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 Diversity Programs Office-Scholars Program (PO-SP) was designed to ensure the success of incoming freshmen students who have declared Engineering as a major.
  • The overall goal of the MI-LSAMP is to significantly increase the number of under-represented minority students earning baccalaureate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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.