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CEAT Diversity Programs

CEAT Diversity Student Advisory Board

CEAT Diversity Student Council is a student board of members majoring in engineering, architecture or engineering technology who serve as a liaison to engage, support and address diversity issues in the college.

CEAT Diversity Breakfast

CEAT Diversity Program Breakfast is a company sponsored event, free to undergraduate students majoring in engineering, architecture and technology.  The breakfast are great networking and professional development opportunities to engage the CEAT community and increase diversity awareness.

CEAT Summer Bridge Program

The CEAT Summer Bridge Program is a two-and-half week residential program for select incoming freshmen who have been accepted to Oklahoma State University and majoring in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology. 

The summer program bridges the gap between high school and college by proving instruction in Chemistry, Pre-Calculus, English Composition, and Engineering Design.  Other activities include community service, study hall, and learning about college and campus resources.  Those who complete the program receive ENGR 1111 credit.  Full and partial scholarships are available to those who attend.

CEAT Speed Networking

CEAT Career Services and CEAT Diversity Program host an annual networking event for students and company representatives to formally meet and greet. 

CEAT Diversity Program Banquet

The spring banquet honors and awards students’ academic achievements, leadership, and community outreach efforts through support from our industry partners. 

Living Learning Programs

Diversity Engineering Floor (DEF) – 3rd Floor Parker Hall

The purpose of DEF Living Learning Community is to enhance the first-year experience of students seeking to live in a diverse environment filled with other students majoring in CEAT.  The DEF LLC equips incoming freshmen with the skills necessary to persist and graduate with an engineering, architecture or engineering technology degree from Oklahoma State University. 

Maude’s Squad Floor – 2nd Floor Parker Hall

The Maude’s Quad Living Learning Community was created for female freshmen majoring in engineering, architecture and technology to build and support a community of women through tutoring, networking and campus life resources.  

Named for the first woman to receive a degree in engineering from Oklahoma A&M college, Maude Spears. 

Parker Engineering, Architecture and Technology Experts (PEATEs)

The Parker Engineering, Architecture and Technology Experts are a group of students referred to simply as “Petes”. They are upper class men and women who live in Parker Residence Hall and serve as examples, mentors, experts in how to succeed as an OSU CEAT student. They help students locate and utilize available resources, transition to OSU and the challenging majors in CEAT, and get involved on campus and in the college. If you need anything, ask a Pete.