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College of Engineering and Computing

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Diversity, Engagement and Inclusion

The College of Engineering and Computing is committed to excellence through diversity. Our programs attract outstanding students with unique backgrounds and prepare them to be leaders in engineering and computing disciplines. We strive to create an academic environment that reflects the communities we serve and where all members feel valued and respected. We nurture and rejoice the diverse voices of our students and employees. Together we will succeed!

Vision

Our vision is to create an academic environment where all members of the College of Engineering and Computing community are able to fully realize their potential. The College of Engineering and Computing aims be nationally recognized as a transformative and inclusive academic institute.

Goals

  • Gain regional and national recognition of CEC as a leader in diversity efforts.
  • Develop an inclusive academic environment where discrimination and bias against any of the members of our community is not tolerated.
  • Increase the representation of underrepresented and underserved minorities and women in undergraduate and graduate CEC programs.
  • Increase the representation of underrepresented and underserved minorities and women in academic and administrative positions.

Related Student Organizations

Many of the college's student organizations offer professional development and fellowship opportunities for minority and underrepresented students,

Student Organization Advisor Advisor's Email
Alpha Omega Epsilon Sharon Gumina gumina@mailbox.sc.edu
Minorities in Computing Csilla Farkas farkas@cec.sc.edu
National Society of Black Engineers Kenneth Roberts roberts0@mailbox.sc.edu
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Ivelisse Ortiz-Hernandez ortizi@mailbox.sc.edu
Society of Women Engineers Krystal DuBose kddubose@cec.sc.edu
Women in Computing Yan Tong tongy@cec.sc.edu

 

Resources for Faculty and Staff



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