To attract high school students (particularly underrepresented students) to consider engineering as an undergraduate career choice and prepare them for that. The Florida Action for Minorities in Engineering (FLAME) program is a joint, dual enrollment program between Miami-Dade County Public Schools and FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing, specially designed for minority high school students. GEAR UP is a program designed to increase the personal, academic and emotional development of students and their families in the Homestead and Florida City areas. The JETS UNITE program is a collaborative effort between FIU, the U.S. Army and the Junior Engineering Technical Society to increase the number of underrepresented students in the field of engineering.
- Focus: High school
- Contact: Masoud Milani, firstname.lastname@example.org, Office of Student Access and Success/Center for Diversity in Engineering and Computing, College of Engineering and Computing