U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering (WCE) works with schools and organizations to expose students to engineering careers and opportunities. Through summer camps, events, school visits, and targeted recruiting for the WCE VIP Program, prospective engineering students are able to experience the problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity of engineering programs at FGCU.
High school students were brought onto campus by the Heartland Educational Consortium and participated in an engineering design challenge
High school students working on an activity in one of the engineering labs
High school students working on a design challenge
High school students participating in a Holmes Hall scavenger hunt to learn more about the engineering and construction management learning environments
High school student flying a drone during a summer program
The VIP Program produces engineering leaders with strong technical competence and professional skills to meet the challenges of Southwest Florida and beyond. The program is for high school students who are interested in the engineering or construction management field.
Summer BEaM Program
The Bootcamp for Engineering and Mathematics, also known as BEaM, is a summer preparatory program to assist incoming freshmen with their math skills to prepare them for engineering and construction management coursework.