The UMass Lowell Francis College of Engineering provides talent and technology in engineering, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing, electronics and sustainable energy. 

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Diversity Recognition

ASEE Diversity Recognition Program Award

Brown and black colored badge with words: ASEE Diversity Recognition Program and then a blue label across with "Bronze" and then ASEE below it. Image by ASEE

The Francis College of Engineering has been recognized as exemplar and with a Bronze Award for the inaugural ASEE Diversity Recognition Program.

The ASEE Diversity Recognition Program (ADRP) was created to publicly recognize those engineering and engineering technology colleges that make significant, measurable progress in increasing the diversity, inclusion, and degree attainment outcomes of their programs.

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