Lyle Engineering sponsors a variety of programs designed to introduce students in grades K-12 to engineering. Such programs are vital to ensuring a future engineering workforce.
Here are some of the sites where you can learn more about our K-12 programs:
The Caruth Institute for Engineering Education at SMU
A federally funded institute that is developing programs to increase the quantity and quality of engineers in the United States.
The Infinity Project
A program developed in partnership with Texas Instruments and school districts throughout the country to bring engineering into the high school classroom. It’s now being used by nearly 230 high schools and colleges in 34 states and growing internationally.
An annual event that brings 1,000 area middle school students to campus each spring.
The Gender Parity Initiative
An innovative program developed by the Lyle School of Engineering to recruit and retain more women into the engineering profession.
Lyle School of Engineering Camp for Girls at SMU
This week-long half-day program is designed for girls entering 8th-12th grade in the fall of 2009. Girls explore engineering through hands-on, interactive projects which show how engineering is related to social concerns, community interest and individual development.