Strategic initiatives

Dr. Maragakis served as dean of the College of Engineering from 2009 to 2022. During that time, he developed a systematic approach toward creating a pipeline for an advanced engineering workforce.

Developing a pipeline of engineering talent

K-12 outreach

Our K-12 programs focus on building a pipeline of students who arrive at the University academically prepared for and also excited about majors in engineering.

Commitment to academic success

We offer rigorous, state-of-the-art curricula and hands-on research experiences.

We offer a wide range of academic resources, from an academic bootcamp for first-year students to a dedicated engineering tutoring center. 

Learn more about our academic resources:

Industry partnerships

Our focus on economic diversification relies on close collaborations with local industries, both as employers of our students and as partners in economic development.

Learn more about our industry outreach: