Doosan Bobcat and Mortenson have announced significant philanthropic investments to launch fundraising efforts toward a new Center for Engineering and Computational Sciences at North Dakota State University. Both pledged $5 million, respectively, to boost early fundraising momentum and inspire others to get involved in the project that will transform NDSU’s College of Engineering.
These dual gifts represent a landmark moment in the College of Engineering’s history and provide critical leadership gift support needed to pursue raising up to $30 million for the project. In total, $14.5 million has been raised to date. The private funds will be used to match the North Dakota Legislature’s appropriation of $59 million for the new Center which is designed to put engineering “on display” at NDSU, advancing hands-on, interdisciplinary engineering and computational sciences curriculum, research, and learning to develop technical talent for tomorrow’s workforce needs.
NDSU is one of just 3 universities in the six-state upper Midwest region designated as an R1 research institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Carnegie’s R1 distinction is its highest classification and is presented to only the top research institutions in the country. Learn More
The NDSU College of Engineering is proud to have received a Bronze Award from the American Society for Engineering Education Diversity Recognition Program. The honor means the NDSU College of Engineering is among the nation’s leaders in inclusive excellence.
Knowing that we are far better together, we’ve made diversity and inclusivity core values of the College of Engineering. While this award is a recognition of some of our recent progress, more importantly, it’s a reminder of the work we still have to do.
Learn more about our efforts to support diversity, equity and inclusion.
As part of a special project for Women's History Month, we highlighted some of our distinguished female graduates.
By putting a spotlight on these female engineering role models we hope to encourage more young girls and women to pursue engineering degrees.
The NDSU College of Engineering is empowering Native American students to pursue degrees in engineering.
We're featured in the new documentary Building Partnerships in STEM Education. The film highlights NDSU and 16 other colleges and universities that participated in the National Science Foundation's Pre-Engineering Education Collaboratives.
The partnerships, led by the tribal institutions, provided each with the resources needed to expand their STEM curriculum and support students as they transitioned from a two-year program to four-year programs and beyond.
We're proud to be part of this important effort to dramatically increase the number of Native American engineers.