Our students, faculty and staff come from diverse cultural backgrounds, ethnicity and geographical locations. Our mission is to educate students and provide them with practical and professional training to ensure that graduates are accomplished in the technical expertise, leadership, and collaboration skills necessary to excel as workers, managers, leaders, and entrepreneurs in local industries and in a competitive global economy. We have a unique mentoring system that ensures each student has both an academic mentor and mentor(s) from relevant industries and government facilities/laboratories. Our mentoring system also provides serves in career develop, job search, and scholarships. We have several programs that place students in paid summer internships and industrial co-ops, to further build their careers and engage in hands-on training and professional experiences.