Equity & Inclusion

The Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science is committed to inclusive excellence – the recognition that our success is dependent on how well we value, engage with and encourage diversity in our students, faculty and staff.

Inclusive excellence seeks to nurture a robust and diverse community that helps give voice to individuals from backgrounds that have historically been underrepresented in the sciences. These initiatives include student clubs, scholarships, mentoring, networking, and much more.

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ASEE Diversity Recognition Program
E-STEM means being in a safe, loving, and supportive community that I know I can count on. As a first generation student and woman of color E-STEM helps me prepare for my academic and future work setting. Daniela, STEM Major

Diversity & Inclusion at Ritchie

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To promote inclusive excellence, the Ritchie School welcomes all opportunities to partner with other disciplines on campus. Cross-disciplinary thinking and events allow our students to utilize the full profile of their talents while participating in an education that encourages their growth as well-rounded individuals. This is exemplified in our E-STEM program, our STEAM partnership with the Newman Center for Performing Arts, and within the flexible, collaborative design of our academic paths.

“There’s a maker movement of people being able to come together on projects in a cross-disciplinary fashion...We learn more from each other than we do by ourselves."

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