UNITE Program

About UNITE

Unite is a four-to-six week, pre-collegiate, academic summer program for talented high school students from groups historically underrepresented and underserved in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Funded by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) and administered by the Technology Student Association (TSA), the UNITE program is designed to encourage and help prepare students to pursue college-level studies, and ultimately, careers in engineering and related STEM fields. More information about the AEOP and Unite can be found at www.usaeop.com.

2018-2019 Unite Sites

ALABAMA
Alabama State University – Montgomery, AL (day program)

  • Program Director: Dr. Carl S. Pettis (cpettis@alasu.edu) 334-229-4465 
  • Program Dates: June 4, 2018 – June 29, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted from rising 9th-12th grade students, with preference to rising 10th and 11th grade students.
  • Application will close April 27, 2018.

COLORADO
University of Colorado
 – Colorado Springs, CO (day program)

  • Site Director: Dr. David Khaliqi (dkhaliqi@uccs.edu) 719-255-3595 
  • Program Dates: June 4, 2018 – June 29, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 10th grade students living in Colorado Springs or Pueblo (CO).
  • Applications will close June 8, 2018.

FLORIDA
Florida State University
 – Tallahassee, FL (day program)

  • Site Director: Mr. Ebe Randeree (ebe.randeree@cci.fsu.edu) 850-645-5674 
  • Program Dates: June 18, 2018 – August 3, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 9th-12th grade students (with a preference given to rising 9th grade students) who live in Leon and Gadsden counties in Florida.
  • Applications will close April 15, 2018.

GEORGIA 
Savannah State University 
– Savannah, GA (residential program)

  • Site Director: Dr. Asad Yousaf (yousufa@sacannahstate.edu) 912-695-5501
  • Program Dates: June 11, 2018 – July 13, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 10th-12th grade students attending Chatham County (GA) schools and who are enrolled in the Upward Bound program at Savannah State University.
  • Applications will close April 2, 2018.

IOWA 
University of Iowa – Iowa City, IA (residential program)

  • Site Director: Mr. Tracy Peterson (tracy-peterson@uiowa.edu) 319-335-5776
  • Program Dates: June 25, 2018 – July 27, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 10th-12th grade students attending Columbus Community HS, Muscatine HS, or West Liberty HS in Iowa.

MARYLAND 
Morgan State University – Baltimore, MD (residential program)

  • Site Director: Dr. Traci Allotey (traci.allotey@morgan.edu) 443-885-4298
  • Program Dates: June 24, 2018 – July 27, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 10th-12th grade students.
  • Applications will close April 15, 2018.

MICHIGAN
Michigan Technological University
 – Houghton, MI (day program)

  • Site Director: Ms. Liz Fujita (liz@mtu.edu) 906-487-2219 
  • Program Dates: June 11, 2018 – July 6, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 9th-12th grade students who reside in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
  • Applications will close June 1, 2018.

MISSISSIPPI
Jackson State University
 – Jackson, MS (day program)

  • Site Director: Dr. Francis Tuluri (francis.tuluri@jsums.edu) 601-979-8262 
  • Program Dates: June 4, 2018 – June 29, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 9th grade students. 
  • Applications will close May 1, 2018.

MISSOURI
Harris-Stowe State University
 – St. Louis, MO (residential program)

  • Site Director: Ms. Linda Todoroff (todorofl@hssu.edu) 314-340-5796 
  • Program Dates: June 24, 2018 – July 26, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 9th-12th grade students who attend schools in the Jennings and Riverview Gardens districts of St. Louis, MO.
  • Applications will close April 30, 2018.

MONTANA
Montana Tech
 – Butte, MT (residential program)

  • Site Director: Theresa Rader (trader@mtech.edu) 406-496-4683
  • Program Dates: June 17, 2018 – July 27, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 9th-12th grade students attending Anaconda HS, Butte HS, Helena HS, and Capital HS in Montana.
  • Applications will close May 12, 2018.

NEVADA
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
 – Las Vegas, NV (day program)

  • Site Director: Dr. Justin Zhan (justin.zhan@unlv.edu) 702-895-2054 
  • Program Dates: May 25, 2018 – July 6, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 9th-12th grade students who attend schools in the Clark County School District of Las Vegas, NV.
  • Applications will close April 20, 2018.

NEW JERSEY
New Jersey Institute of Technology
 – Newark, NJ (day program)

  • Site Director: Ms. Suzanne Berliner-Heyman (berlines@njit.edu) 973-642-4795 
  • Program Dates: July 9, 2018 – August 3, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from female high school students living within commuting distance of the NJIT campus in Newark, NJ.
  • Applications will close April 13, 2018.

NEW MEXICO
University of New Mexico
 – Albuquerque, NM (day program)

  • Site Director: Ms. Katherine Love (katherin@unm.edu) 505-277-9921 
  • Program Dates: June 3, 2018 – June 29, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 10th-11th grade students who reside in the areas of Albuquerque and Rio Rancho (NM).
  • Applications will close May 18, 2018.

NORTH CAROLINA
Fayetteville State University
 – Fayetteville, NC (day program)

  • Site Director: Dr. Teresa Thompson-Pinckney (tpinckney@uncfsu.edu) 910-672-1870 
  • Program Dates: June 19, 2018 – July 14, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 9th-12th grade students attending Cumberland County (NC) high schools.
  • Application will close May 15, 2018.

PENNSYLVANIA
University of Pennsylvania
 – Philadelphia, PA (day program)

  • Site Director: Mr. Dan Ueda (danueda@seas.upenn.edu) 215-746-8126 
  • Program Dates: July 9, 2018 – August 3, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 11th grade students attending Philadelphia Public Schools.
  • Applications will close April 6, 2018.

PUERTO RICO
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
 – San Juan, PR (day program)

  • Site Director: Dr. Peter Feng (peter.feng@upr.edu) 787-764-0620 
  • Program Dates: June 18, 2018 – July 13, 2018
  • Applications will close April 13, 2018.

TEXAS
Texas Southern University
 – Houston, TX (day program)

  • Site Director: Ms. Marcia Robin-Stoute (robinms@tsu.edu) 713-313-7673 
  • Program Dates: June 25, 2018 – July 20, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 9th-12th grade students who reside in the Houston (TX) metropolitan area.
  • Applications will close May 30, 2018.

VIRGINIA
Virginia Tech
 – Blacksburg, VA (residential program)

  • Site Director: Mr. Jason Puryear (jpuryear@vt.edu) 540-231-8171 
  • Program Dates: June 16, 2018 – July 21, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from rising 9th-12th grade students living in the greater southwest region of Virginia who are enrolled in the Virginia Tech Upward Bound program.
  • Applications will close April 30, 2018.

WEST VIRGINIA
Marshall University
 – Huntington, WV (residential program)

  • Site Director: Dr. Shelvy Campbell-Monroe (campbels@marshall.edu) 304-691-1607 
  • Program Dates: June 4, 2018 – June 29, 2018
  • Applications will be accepted only from West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio high school students.
  • Applications will close April 13, 2018.