Our College has an active and diverse student body, with dozens of student organizations, honoraries, and professional societies. As a student in our College, you will have many opportunities to interact with your fellow students, faculty, and professionals in your field. The University has intramural sports and a wide range of academic and social organizations for people of all interests. The energy from athletics is unsurpassed. Students in our College find friends, fun, and positive, life-changing experiences in and out of the classroom.
Our Freshman Engineering program provides many opportunities to learn about the various departments and student organizations within them, to help students get involved and engaged with College life early on in their academic careers.
Engineer Fest, held early in the first year, provides an opportunity for freshmen to meet and get involved with everything from Formula Lightning, a spirited, highly visible, electric-powered, competition series for student teams, to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, to many more.
Our student get involved with a wide range of hands-on design projects and programs, from Design-Build-Fly, in which students design and build an electric-powered, remote-controlled aircraft, to the Industrial Outreach Program in Mexico, which enables teams of students to work with and learn from practicing engineers in a global setting... and many, many more. Learn more about the many student projects in our College.
Want to gain professional and experience and earn a paycheck while earning your degree? Learn more about our Cooperative Education Program, which allows eligible students to apply what they learn in the classroom to career-related employment by alternating periods of full-time study and paid full-time employment. The result? Students gain experience and make important connections for their careers, at the same time as they defray the cost of their education. It's a win-win for sure.
The Statler College had a successful first year with our Statler Ambassador Program, and we are currently taking applications for our 2013-2014 Statler Ambassadors. This year, we are looking for 16 engineering students that will serve as ambassadors for the College for the 2013-2014 school year.
Responsibilities would include (but not be limited to):
If you have questions about the program or the application process, please email us or call (304) 293-0399.
Applications for the 2013/2014 Statler Ambassador Program have closed. The new group of Ambassadors will be announced soon.