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NovaEdge Diversity in Engineering – Virtual Summer Program


NovaEdge Diversity in Engineering – Virtual Summer Program is a five day, program that introduces a diverse population of students from different ethnic and social backgrounds to the traditional fields of engineering, including Chemical, Civil and Environmental, Computer and Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering. Students also will be introduced to unique aspects of Villanova’s College of Engineering, which include Sustainable Engineering and Engineering Entrepreneurship. Lectures and hands-on laboratory experiences will involve at home experiments which are taught by Villanova engineering faculty, and daily guest speakers who will provide academic and industry instruction.  

In addition to this introduction to engineering, the NovaEdge - virtual summer program includes a presentation on the college admissions process.

NovaEdge 2022 Program Dates:
July 18 – July 22, 2022


Program Details

  • The program is open to rising sophomores, juniors and senior high school students.
  • Registration is not complete until required forms are received.
  • A maximum of 40 students are allowed to participate
  • If you have questions contact Dr. Jones at
  • There is an application review process for each applicant.
  • After you’ve been accepted into the NovaEdge program, payment must be made online for the full amount of $300 by the deadline which is July 3, 2022.