Faculty and engineering transfer students participate in ice breakers and team building on south campus in St. Paul.
25% OF ALL UNDERGRADUATE ENGINEERING STUDENTS WHO GRADUATE FROM ST. THOMAS ARE TRANSFER STUDENTS.
schools I was looking at. St. Thomas also offers a variety of other scholarships that further reduces my tuition.” But the reasons extend beyond affordability as to why St. Thomas is an ideal choice for Van Domelen, who went to welding school out of high school and then worked manual labor jobs for a few years. “I knew that I had my best educational experiences in smaller classes, where I was able to be actively involved during lecture,” he said.
“The vast majority of my classes at St. Thomas have been fewer than 35 students and professors design lectures to be engaging.” The NSF S-STEM grant will allow the School of Engineering to increase its support programming and activities targeting transfer students. Funding will also go toward a new summer bridge course, monthly seminars to boost skills, and faculty, peer, and industry mentoring.
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