Tag: minority engineering

Emerson scholars partnership with UMR/STLCC turns 20

Posted by on October 8, 2007

In 1987, the Emerson Co. and St. Louis Community College formed a partnership with the University of Missouri-Rolla to help minority students interested in studying engineering get a college degree. Twenty years and 67 graduates later, the Emerson Minority Engineering Scholarship Program is celebrating a milestone anniversary.

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Alcoa helps fund MESA program

Posted by on August 13, 2003

Armed with scientific experiments and information about everything from robotics to aerodynamics, UMR leaders are preparing to encourage more St. Louis area students to develop an interest in engineering, thanks to the university’s involvement with the Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA) program.

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Minority and Women in Engineering Program chosen for $100,000 grant

Posted by on April 17, 2003

The Minority and Women in Engineering Program at the University of Missouri-Rolla will receive $100,000 over the next five years through the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholars Program. UMR is one of only 13 universities in the nation chosen for the designation.

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