Emerging Ethnic Engineers

The E3 Program is a comprehensive, nationally respected program which seeks to increase the number of African-American, Latinx, and Native American 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.

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.

  • Marathon Petroleum Scholars
  • Co-op and Professional Development preparation
  • Coaching and Advising support
  • Engineering Scholarship support


To be eligible for the E3 program, students will:

  • Meet with a E3 coach/advisor each semester
  • Participate in monthly socials and Fall & Spring Meet and Greet Sessions
  • Maintain satisfactory academic standing in the college
  • Participate in 15 approved hours of STEM community Service
  • Complete class progress reports by the 5th week of each semester
  • Optional: Participate in the advising and mentoring program