Emerging Ethnic Engineers

The E3 Program is a comprehensive, nationally respected program which seeks to increase the number of Racially and Ethnically Diverse (RED) students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) while helping such students achieve excellence in college and beyond. The program includes several pre-college outreach programs, as well as campus-wide recruitment and retention activities.

Why is the E3 program valuable?

E3 participants in CEAS have an overall graduation rate higher than the national average, and was recently ranked in the top 50 institutions nationally for number of African-American baccalaureate engineering graduates. E3 students will have access to the following opportunities:
 
  • Marathon Petroleum Scholars
  • Co-op and Professional Development preparation
  • Coaching support
  • Engineering Scholarship support
  • Canvas Community with resources
  • Industry networking events
  • Recognition at IECE Banquet
  • Graduation stoles

Student Stories

Hear from current and former students that participated in the E3 program!

Eligibility

To be eligible for the E3 program, students will:

  • Meet with a E3 coach each semester
  • Participate in monthly socials and talks/workshops
  • Maintain satisfactory academic standing in the college
  • Complete class progress reports by the 5th week of each semester

Elements of E3 Participation

  • IECE Workshops & Events
  • Industry Talks & Events
  • IECE Social events
  • Student group or professional society participation
  • Community engagement events

Incentives for E3 Participation

  • Access to E3 Canvas Community
  • Invitations to exclusive industry networking events
  • Individualized coaching
  • Recognition at the end-of-the-year banquet & graduation stoles 
  • Scholarship eligibility

Summary of E3 Tiers

Students must submit an interest survey prior to starting tier progress, and students must complete an exit survey in order to complete a tier. Students can submit the exit survey via the E3 Canvas Community. If you are a COF/LSAMP Scholar and/or have completed the Summer STEM Bridge Program, you are automatically enrolled in our E3 program.

Student

This is the first tier and could be ideal for students with limited time or who are interested in seeing what E3 is all about. Students who complete the E3 Student tier will receive an E3 graduation stole and will be recognized at the IECE end-of-the-year banquet. Must complete 50 activity points per year (250 total). 

Scholar

The E3 Scholar tier is the intermediate tier available through E3. Students wanting to get involved in student groups could benefit from completing this tier. Students who complete the E3 Scholar tier will receive an E3 graduation stole and will be recognized at the IECE end-of-the-year banquet. E3 Scholars will also receive exclusive invitations to industry networking events. Must complete 100 activity points per year (500 total). 

Fellow

The E3 Fellow tier is the most intensive tier available through E3. Students interested in completing the E3 mentoring program could benefit from completing this tier. This tier provides more flexibility in creating your own experience through community engagement. Students who complete the E3 Fellow tier will receive an E3 graduation stole and will be recognized at the IECE end-of-the-year banquet. E3 Fellows will also receive exclusive invitations to industry networking events and will be the first considered for 4th and 5th year scholarship opportunities. Must complete 150 activity points per year (750 total).

Contact

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Sheva Guy, Ph.D

Program Director, Strategic Initiatives

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