NAMEPA Partner Institution Purdue University Salutes the Legacy and Life of Dr. Eric Furgason

Dr. Eric Scott Furgason, at the age of 70, recently transitioned this life and leaves a legacy of service to young people across the country that participated in the Summer Engineering Workshops at Purdue University. More than 8000 students were touched by him in over 40 years of continuous service to the Minority Engineering Program.[…]

NAMEPA to Share Best Practices at the 2016 WEPAN Change Leader Forum

The National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates (NAMEPA, Inc.) will take part in the 2016 Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network (WEPAN) Change Leader Forum June 14 – 16 in Broomfield, CO. Five NAMEPA Institutions (Arizona State University, Kansas State University, Penn State, Purdue University, University of Texas at Austin, and Virginia Tech)[…]

NAMEPA Hot Topics Blog Launches

Ruth A. Streveler is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University. Dr. Streveler is working with the NAMEPA leadership to bring research of interest to the NAMEPA community. Her primary research interests have been investigating students’ understanding of difficult concepts in engineering science, and helping engineering faculty conduct rigorous research[…]