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UC Engineering Summer Bridge Scholars Program Celebrates 25 Years


An Oct. 17 dinner event will support underrepresented student scholarships at UC.

Date: 10/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
By: Ashley Moran
Phone: (513) 556-6395
Other Contact: Mary Fox
Other Contact Phone: (513) 556-6279

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WHAT:

The University of Cincinnati’s (UC) College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Emerging Ethnic Engineers (E3) Summer Bridge Scholars program. During a formal dinner reception on Oct. 17, CEAS faculty and staff, alumni, donors and students will honor the success of the program for supporting underrepresented students in their engineering studies for the past 25 years.


WHY:

The E3 Summer Bridge Scholars program has been dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented students who enroll and graduate from CEAS. The initiative invites these students to an intensive summer program prior to their freshmen year. The goal of the program is to help identify the students’ strengths and provide them with skills to build on success in the workplace.

 

WHEN:

A formal dinner reception will be held on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at 6 p.m.

 

WHERE:

The Great Hall, Tangeman University Center – Cincinnati, OH 45221

 

WHO:

Those faculty and staff members, alumni, donors and students interested in attending the reception can register online. The cost of entry for an individual seat is $100, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to support the E3 Summer Bridge Scholars program.

 

CONTACT:

For more information about the banquet, contact Mary Fox, CEAS Development, at 513-556-6279 or by email (Mary.Fox2@uc.edu).