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University of Arkansas - 2016

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Engineering Information

Support Programs

College's Under-Represented Student Groups

National Groups

  • African Students Association
  • American Indian Science and Engineering Society
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers

Local Groups

  • Phi Sigma Rho
  • Women in Engineering

Other Student Support Programs

Orientation sessions are held for all entering students. Each student is assigned a faculty advisor. ROCK Camp, a 4-day summer team-building program, is available. All students participate in the New Student and Family program. Academic support is available through the Enhanced Learning Center's tutoring and supplemental instruction, departmental tutoring, and the Quality Writing Center. Peer mentoring is available. Counseling and psychological services are provided. The Engineering Honors Program supports high ability students academically and through undergraduate research (grants from largest undergraduate research endowment in the country) and study abroad grants. The Engineering Common First Year Experience which includes extensive peer mentoring.
Co-op/internship program is available. Scholarships are available. There are over 20 engineering student professional societies. For support of underrepresented groups we have: the Engineering Career Awareness Program, the National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, the Society of Women Engineers, membership in GEM, the Women in Engineering program, and the Women Engineering Graduate Student Luncheon series. We have a comprehensive Study Abroad Office (largest study abroad endowment in the nation). The Office of Pre-College Programs has programs for strengthening student backgrounds, including: the College Project (includes a six-week summer residential program); the Academy for Mathematics and Sciences (includes a six-week summer residential component); REAL (Reaching Educational Aspirations of Latinos); Veterans Upward Bound; Gifted and Talented Scholars Summer Institute (a 3-week residential experience); and the Kauffman Scholars Program. The Career Development Center holds the Professional Development Institute.