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K-12 Outreach

If you are high school student interested in visiting the UK College of Engineering be sure to check out our Visit Us page.

Lexmark E-Day

Engineers Day, or E-Day, is a celebration of everything engineering has to offer. From building bridges to discovering new medications to writing the software that powers our cell phones, engineers and computer scientists do the things that make our 21st-century world work. The next E-Day celebration is Saturday, February 22, 2020.

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Women in Engineering Day

During Women in Engineering (WiE) Day, high school women from grades 10-12 will interact with alumni, faculty, staff and students as they explore UK Engineering. Learn about the process of applying to UK, discover what it takes to be a successful engineering student, meet UK Engineering staff and faculty, and more. Parents and guardians will also learn how they can help their daughters pursue a career in engineering during a special parent/guardian workshop. A complimentary lunch is included. An optional tour of campus will be available at the conclusion of WiE Day activities. The next WiE Day is March 18, 2020.

WiE Explore: Women in Engineering Summer Camp

Women in Engineering (WiE) Explore at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering is a six-day, residential summer camp designed to provide an opportunity to female students to explore all nine UK Engineering majors. Young women entering any high school grade (9-12) are eligible to register. 

Engineering Dean’s Academy

The Engineering Dean’s Academy at the University of Kentucky is a two-day program for rising high school seniors where participants will learn about our nine engineering majors, scholarships, co-ops and internships. Students will take UK a campus tour, experience hands-on engineering activities, spend the night in Woodland Glen III and learn firsthand what it’s like to be a UK Engineering student. 

K-12 Mailing List

Please fill out our mailing list form to keep up with all of the K-12 events associated with the UK College of Engineering!

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