For the students in the first class of the Academy in Cincinnati, all of whom are sophomores, it’s already been a valuable learning experience.
Representation matters — especially when it comes to the people solving the world’s most urgent problems.
Experiences like these are why Marvin volunteers with youth, and why he’s volunteering with Next Engineers: Engineering Discovery. He knows first-hand what a difference a single moment can make.
Next Engineers is moving full-steam ahead and gaining excitement in Cincinnati! On November 4th, 2021, the program implemented its second Engineering Discovery event at Woodward High School.
Your only supplies are pipe cleaners and straws. Can you build a tower that can hold the weight of a golf ball? 🤔
GE Invests $5 Million in the Next Generation of Cincinnati Engineers
Cincinnati has been selected as one of four global launch cities for General Electric Co.'s 10-year college-readiness program, Next Engineers.
General Electric will invest $5 million in Cincinnati over the next five years to increase the diversity of young people in engineering.
CINCINNATI — A new program is coming to the Queen City. The GE Foundation is investing $5 million into the community to help boost interest in engineering among underrepresented students.
“It is an absolute thrill to welcome the Next Engineers program to the Cincinnati community,” Chief Diversity Officer at GE Aviation Joe Allen said in a news release. “With the help of our great, long-standing partners at the University of Cincinnati and our talented employees here at GE, I’m confident this program will be transformational for young people in our community.”