UT Invests $2M to Expand ‘Engineer Your World’

UT System Invests $2M to Expand ‘Engineer Your World’ and Offer College Credit to High School Students

FEBRUARY 15, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas System Board of Regents has invested $2 million to expand The University of Texas at Austin’s Engineer Your World program to better prepare high school students for college engineering programs and allow them to receive college credits.

Engineer Your World is an innovative one-year high school engineering curriculum developed by the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. The program seeks to provide high-quality, low-cost engineering education and teacher training at the high school level.

Approved in December, the Board funding will help Engineer Your World launch a new dual-enrollment course to give high school students an opportunity to earn college credit at a UT System academic institution. …Continue Reading