College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Engineering learning communities bring students together

Iowa State’s College of Engineering offers nearly 20 different learning communities to meet the individual needs of incoming, transfer and current engineering students in a variety of majors. Learning communities continue to bring engineering students together in and out of the classroom.

Experiencing leadership and diversity in engineering

The Leadership through Engineering Academic Diversity (LEAD) Program provides programs and services to support the academic, professional and social success and retention of multicultural, international and women students in engineering.

Chemical engineering senior Alma Marquez looks to give back to community

Alma Marquez, a senior in chemical engineering from Des Moines, Iowa, was part of a science-related scholarship program starting in eighth grade, called Science Bound, that led her to Iowa State. As a student here, she’s given her time to rigorous engineering courses, internships, peer mentor groups and various volunteer opportunities. When she decided to study …Continue reading “Chemical engineering senior Alma Marquez looks to give back to community”