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.
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.
The Mechanical Engineering Learning Teams (MELTS) learning community hosted a design Olympics competition in the Howe Atrium on Nov. 21.
The Engineering Exploration Learning Community is open to first-year undeclared engineering students. This learning community aims to provide support for more than 300 first-year students each semester as they discover their engineering interests.
Janessa Boley, academic advisor in chemical and biological engineering, received the 2019 Iowa State Early Achievement in Learning Community Coordination Award.
Recently, a colleague and I were speaking about the “Iowa State experience” and why practical knowledge and leadership opportunities are such an important part of our institutional identity. What he said about Iowa State’s tradition of student engagement reflects what I see every day: that with more than 800 student clubs and organizations, a strong …Continue reading “The engineering experience”