The Office of Engineering Diversity Programs initiated the first ever summer pre-college program in 1997 when it introduced Middle School Introduction to Engineering (MITE). James Pippin, former program director of the office, said the program’s goal was to introduce middle school students to engineering and recruit high school students to the college. Today, the office […]
Jenny Patel’s advocacy for women in engineering, as well as her pursuit of advancing the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at the University of Tennessee, have made her stand out from among her peers.
“EDP continues to develop partnerships across Tennessee to support community-based programs with the goal of supporting student learning and engineering exploration,” said Travis Griffin, director of the office.