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Diversity in Engineering Center

Find Your Home in Engineering

The Diversity in Engineering Center connects engineering students, faculty and staff as well as engineering industry and community partners to create opportunities for academic success, professional networking and inclusive communities. Upholding the dignity of every person, our programs are designed to engage historically untapped communities within our School of Engineering, and we welcome and invite all members of our campus community to engage with us. Participate in our programs and find your engineering home.

  • 1448

    total students impacted university-wide

  • 53%

    of engineering students engaged with our programs

  • 30+

    opportunities to engage each semester

University of Dayton School of Engineering Kettering Laboratories


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International Engineering Student Engagement

IESE creates and fosters a home for international students to build intercultural competence as well as interpersonal and leadership skills, helping to shape you into a global engineer.

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Multi-Ethnic Engineers Program

You are an emerging engineer with rich cultural experiences. Join the MEP, and we’ll help you connect with peers as well as explore your engineering identity.

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Women Engineering Program
Everyone can find their personal path in engineering at the University of Dayton. Engage with the WEP, and we’ll help connect you to your community and resources.
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Student Clubs and Organizations

Our Center advises chapters of national professional organizations to build and foster the next wave of engineering professionals.


Laura Bistrek, Exec. Director, Diversity in Engineering Center

Kettering Laboratories, Room 545
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0255

ASEE Bronze Award

In the organization’s first recognition program, the University of Dayton has received the highest marks.

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