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Engineering Concepts Institute – E.C.I.  

June 2-28, 2019
Eligibility:  2018 Graduating High School Seniors (Note:  To be considered, students must have a 2.7 or higher cumulative GPA and successful completion of Pre-Calculus or Calculus)  
Application Deadline: April 30, 2019

This four-week, residential, academic enrichment program will be held on the main campus of TSU. The objectives of E.C.I. are to simulate the college experience, and to help prepare student participants for academic success, particularly in chemistry and math, in their first year of college. E.C.I. is for graduating high school seniors, who have been accepted to attend TSU in the Fall 2019, and who plan to major in an Engineering discipline – Aeronautical and Industrial Technology, Architectural, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical, or Mechanical – or Mathematical Sciences. The cost is $150.00 (non-refundable); the College of Engineering will cover the costs of housing and meals for students selected for participation.  Students will be exposed to basic scientific and engineering principals through projects, industry tours, coursework, and other experiential learning activities to increase their familiarity with engineering.  All participants must complete a summer project, and, at the conclusion of the Institute, the top three high-performing students will be eligible for scholarship support in their first year of college.  Please access program application.

Contact Information: College of Engineering, (615) 963-5401.

E.C.I. Brochure

 

National Summer Transportation Institute – N.S.T.I.  

June 2-28, 2019
Eligibility: Rising 10th – 12th Grade Students (Note: To be considered, students must have successful completion of Algebra I)  
Application Deadline: April 30, 2019

This four-week, residential, academic enrichment program will be held on the main campus of TSU.   The objectives of  N.S.T.I. are to improve STEM skills, provide awareness to high school students about transportation careers, and to encourage them to consider transportation-related courses of study in their higher education pursuits.  Students selected for this program will participate in enrichment and preparatory coursework in computing, mathematics and physics to introduce them to the discipline of engineering from a transportation perspective. Each week will cover a different aspect of transportation (AIR, LAND, AND SEA).  Activities for the summer will include hands-on labs, field trips and presentations by various employees of the Tennessee Department of Transportation.  There is no cost; this program is administered by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and funded by the Federal Highway Administration.  Please access program application.

Contact Information: College of Engineering, (615) 963-5401.

N.S.T.I. Brochure

 

PEPSIE (Pre-Experience Program to Stimulate Interests in Engineering)

July 22 - 26, 2019
Eligibility:  Rising 9th – 11th Grade Students
Application Deadline: June 30, 2019

This one week commuter program will be held from 8:30 am – 4:30pm daily on the campus of T.S.U.  The objective of P.E.P.S.I.E., for the summer of 2019, is to stimulate the interest of high school students by engaging in hands-on activities including programming, designing, and flying drones. The activities are geared to encourage students to pursue a college degree in an engineering discipline.  All students will participate in refresher activities to enhance their aptitude in mathematics and physics.  The cost of the program is $30.00 (non-refundable).

Student participants should plan to arrive on the TSU campus in the Field House parking lot at 8:00 am daily.
Please access program application.

Contact Information: College of Engineering, (615) 963-5401.

 

 

 


For more information, write the College of Engineering
Tennessee State University
3500 John A. Merritt Blvd., Nashville, TN 37209, or call (615) 963-5401.