Why be a "Peck Scholar?"

Advantages

This is a leadership development program is designed for an elite group of students that will provide them with a competitive edge in the global economy. By participating, students will develop the ability to:
  • Think critically and solve problems
  • To create and innovate
  • To communicate in writing and orally with a range of constituencies
In addition to developing everyday skills, students will also develop an:
  • Understanding of policy and global issues
  • Entrepreneurial, innovative spirit
  • Strong theoretical and contextual frameworks to lead in career paths
This is achieved through special courses, integration of curriculum, seminars, and specialized co-op opportunities that are directed at developing the next generation of technological leaders.

Industry partners will have the opportunity to work with highly competitive and uniquely academically prepared Peck Scholars for targeted co-op positions that lead to excellent prospective employees.