Community Outreach & Alumni
Our faculty, staff and students strive to improve the world around us and the quality of life for those in our community. Listed below are local organizations UNO COE co-sponsors or supports.
Louisiana Engineering Advancement Program, Inc. (LEAP)
Managed and operated by Xavier University and supported by UNO's College of Engineering, this program attracts ethnic minority students from junior/middle school to high school level and assists them to prepare for careers in engineering. Participating schools and students must meet minimum requirements. Students may participate in a video-essay contest, a science fair, the Summer Scholars Program, Engineering Olympics and Career Day. Scholarships are awarded annually to minority students who meet requirements.
Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair (GNOSEF)
The Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair (GNOSEF) is one of the oldest such fairs in the nation. This annual Fair is affiliated with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. The Fair is open to any student attending middle or high school in the New Orleans four-parish-area which includes Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard Parishes.
UNO International Alumni Association
Alumni chapters organize university support in various geographic areas. They offer numerous ways to meet others in your area who have shared the UNO/New Orleans experience. Chapters provide an excellent framework for networking and can be especially helpful to new graduates. Members keep in touch with each other and the university, and can offer significant support to high school recruitment efforts in their communities.
UNO Online News for the COE
See all the latest news about the College of Engineering at UNO.
The University of New Orleans Magazine
The University of New Orleans Magazine showcases recent student, faculty, and alumni accomplishments and spotlights news and events.