LEAD: Leadership through Engineering Academic Diversity

Academic Program for EXcellence for Engineers (APEXE) 2019 Scholars


Greetings and Welcome from LEAD!

The Leadership through Engineering Academic Diversity (LEAD) Program provides programs and services to assist in the academic, professional, and social success and retention of multicultural, women, and international students in the College of Engineering and at Iowa State University.  The LEAD Program is coordinated by the Assistant Director of Student Services and Director of Multicultural Student Success, Dr. LeQuetia Ancar, and is housed in the Engineering Student Services Office in 1300 Marston Hall.

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APEX for Engineers (APEXE)
8-Week Academic and Transition Program

LEAD Learning Community Activities

Study Tables
2nd Floor Marston Hall (North Study Space)
6-8pm Sunday thru Thursday
*facilitated by peer mentors and student organizations

LEAD Learning Community Seminar
Fridays, Fall 2021

Fridays, Spring 2022