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UA holds SITE camp    /  WVUA

Twenty-seven rising high school juniors and seniors from all over the country are at the University of Alabama College of Engineering camp. The name of the camp, “Student Introduction to Engineering”…

Source: WVUA    /    Published: July 10, 2019    /    Posted in:   Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Students    /    Features:     

Organization Brings Community, Support to Young Engineers

University of Alabama students have a multitude of areas where they can get involved. From service organizations to competition teams, students find their niche at the Capstone by following their…

Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: July 17, 2018    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, Students,    /    Features:     

High school kids ‘sink or swim’ during engineering camp    /  The Tuscaloosa News

As temperatures rose into the 90s Thursday, high school students gathered at the University of Alabama’s Recreation Center for some time in the pool. However, these students were at the…

Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: July 24, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:   ,   

Engineering program for high school upperclassmen to take place on campus throughout July

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — High school students looking to pick up engineering and computer science skills this summer have the opportunity to experience and learn more about the disciplines during July…

Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: July 10, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, Outreach    /    Features:     

UA College of Engineering to host SECME Summer Institute    /  UA News

For the third summer in four years, The University of Alabama will host educators, students and industry leaders on campus to help promote diversity inclusion in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, education.

Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: June 16, 2017    /    Posted in:   Events, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

Students build cardboard boats at University of Alabama engineering camp    /  WBRC Fox 6

Students from all 50 states converged on the University of Alabama for Student Introduction to Engineering Camp (SITE) this week. Their project for today was to make a “boat” out…

Source: WBRC Fox 6    /    Published: July 21, 2016    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Outreach    /    Features:   ,   

UA SITE camp hosts 150 high school students    /  Crimson White

The University of Alabama’s engineering department held the 25th annual SITE camp, or Student Introductory to Engineering Camp, from July 12-31. The camp has three one-week segments in which 150…

Source: Crimson White    /    Published: July 29, 2015    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Students    /    Features:   ,   

Students construct marshmallow launchers at University of Alabama engineering camp    /  WBRC Fox 6

Summer camp and marshmallows don’t mix like you think they might at the University of Alabama. Tyler Picchi explained how engineering campers brought the two together this week. “Well it’s…

Source: WBRC Fox 6    /    Published: July 24, 2014    /    Posted in:   In The News, Outreach, Students    /    Features:   , ,   

Through the Doors and Staying the Course

In many ways Larry Summerville is the realization of a dream that began more than 50 years ago. An African-American who studies engineering at The University of Alabama, he walks…

Author: Adam Jones and Judah Martin    /    Published: September 7, 2013    /    Posted in:   Alumni, Faculty and Staff, Students    /    Features:   , ,   


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In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.