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About SEEDS

Funded through the National Science Foundation’s STEP Program (DUE # 0969232), the Successful Engineering Education and Development Support (SEEDS) Program offers support to engineering students to succeed.


The Goals of SEEDS Include

  • Facilitate the first year students' and new transfer students' transition into the Clark School of Engineering
  • Increase students’ commitment to engineering majors through career clarification and goal setting
  • Reduce the barriers to success that students may face, particularly those for women and underrepresented students
  • Enhance the positive personal and environmental factors for students in engineering

The Following Programs are Supported Through SEEDS

  • Peer Mentoring for first year freshmen and new external transfer students
  • Virtus: A Living and Learning Community for Success in Engineering
  • Flexus: the Dr. Marilyn Berman Pollans Women in Engineering Living and Learning Community