Tech's College of Engineering Outreach Programs offer a wide variety of interesting and challenging programs for students of all ages. Courses are designed to challenge youth to become critical-thinking problem solvers, appreciate STEM, and explore the engineering design process. Our Outreach team continues to develop and offer unique opportunities for students to have fun while solving the technological challenges.
Current college of engineering outreach programs:
An opportunity for young women interested in becoming problem solvers and creative thinkers to spend time experiencing the ever-changing and exciting field of engineering. Activities are focused on displaying how engineers turn dreams into reality.
The Engineering Career Awareness Program (ECAP) addresses financial obstacles students face during their college experiences, making it possible for them to graduate with a valuable engineering, computer science or engineering technology degree from Tennessee Tech.
The FIRST LEGO League (also known by the acronym FLL) is an international competition for elementary and middle school students (ages 9-14 in the USA and Canada, 9-16 elsewhere), arranged by the FIRST organization.
The Governor’s School for Emerging Technologies is designed to stimulate interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through study of current topics in biotechnology, nanotechnology, information technology, and other emerging technologies.
Tennessee Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (TLSAMP) program. TLSAMP is a collaborative effort sustained by a coalition of ten colleges and universities in the state of Tennessee to significantly increase the number of underrepresented minority students statewide.