Innovation in Outreach
Our mission is to facilitate the academic needs of high school students in order to make the transition between high school and post-secondary options seamless. We do it through meaningful interaction with students and directed activities that foster aspirations to post-secondary education.
An off-the-cuff idea in 2015 to provide a weeklong technology summer camp at The University of Texas at El Paso has grown into a yearlong effort that promotes core academics, social skills, a college-bound culture – and technology.
UTEP’s Technology Exploration, or Tech-E, program recently played host to about 350 Socorro Independent School District (SISD) students from second through seventh grade. It was the most recent visit by the children who come to the University every month or so to get hands-on training in computer languages, programming, gaming and more.
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