Strong relationships with our community are central to our success as an institution. The School of Engineering & Technology and UW Tacoma strive to form meaningful connections with youth, pre-college students and public schools and teachers.
A week-long, free cybersecurity camp for middle and high school students
- Who: Middle and high school students
- When: Usually in July to August. Dates to be announced.
- Cost: Free (Sponsored by National Security Agency (NSA)
- Apply: 2022 info to be announced
Topics generally include cybersecurity case studies, protecting personal information and online gaming systems, education pathways into cybersecurity careers
Math Science Leadership Program
Three-week summer program for students typically underrepresented in STEM education and careers
- Who: Youth in grades 7-12, especially low-income, minority, female and potential first-generation college students
- When: Usually in July. 2022 dates to be announced.
- Cost: Free (co-sponsored by Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound)
- Apply: Usually in February. 2022 info to be announced.
Pathways to Promise
Partnerships with South Sound schools, advisors and administrators to build a college-going culture
A holistic, community-centered approach to address issues of structural and institutional racism that impact college access and success. From recruitment to student engagement, faculty and administrators examine policies and practices for a pipeline of prospective students from K-12, community colleges, local organizations and the military.