Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives


The Washkewicz College of Engineering hosts a variety of events designed to facilitate a welcoming and supportive environment for each and every one of our students, bringing them together to share various backgrounds and experiences. Here are examples of events that have taken place over the last couple of years.

Global Awareness Day

  • Lunch and dialogue on the current state of diversity in the college

Women in Engineering Recognition Dinner

  • Dinner recognizing graduating female students

Continued support of student organizations

  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • ​​​​​​​Women in Electrical Engineering

Faculty, staff, and student attendance at various conferences

  • CoNECD Conference (The Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity)
  • Annual Inclusion Conference sponsored by The Greater Cleveland Partnership
  • Women of Color National STEM Conference
  • BEYA Conference