NovaEdge Diversity in Engineering

NovaEdge

NovaEdge Diversity in Engineering is a one-week, on campus program to introduce 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 international service learning, Sustainable Engineering and Engineering Entrepreneurship. Lectures and hands-on laboratory experiments are taught by Villanova engineering faculty, and daily guest speakers will bridge academia and industry. During the evening, students will enjoy fun and engaging activities with resident assistants and also work on any assigned engineering projects.  

In addition to this introduction to engineering, the NovaEdge program includes a presentation on the college admissions process. It is a one week on campus program. 

Diversity in Engineering
Program Dates:  July 13-20, 2019

 

Program Details

  • Participants stay on campus during this one-week summer program.
  • Open to rising sophomores, juniors and senior high school students.
  • Parents/guardians are responsible for student transportation to and from campus. Villanova University will provide transportation for students who arrive on an airport flight only.
  • Students may not drive their own car to the NovaEdge summer program
  • The program cost of $775 includes room and board and can be paid in full when the student is selected into the program.
    • Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided
    • Students will stay in Delurey Hall, which is behind CEER, the main engineering building
  • Registration is not complete until required forms are received.
  • If your student is selected a $200 deposit is due by February 25, 2019.
  • Payment must be made online for the full amount of $775 by the deadline which is March 17,  2019. If you have a special financial circumstance, please email a letter describing your financial challenges to Dr. Jones by January 25, 2019 at s.jones@villanova.edu.

Contact

Please contact Dr. Stephen Jones with your questions at 610-519-5439 or s.jones@villanova.edu.

Application Timeline

January 27,  2019 - Application Deadline

February 8, 2019 - Applicants are selected

February 11, 2019 - An acceptance letter is mailed

February 25, 2019 - A $200 deposit is due for accepted students

February 28, 2019 - NovaEdge Materials are mailed

March 17, 2019 - Final Payment is due

For More Information

To learn more about the College’s STEM outreach programs, contact Dr. Stephen Jones, Associate Dean for Student and Strategic Programs at 610-519-5439 or S.Jones@villanova.edu