Lafayette College
308A AEC, High Street, Easton , Pennsylvania 18042
Phone 1: 610-330-5403
Main Contacts
Susan Boerchers Coordinator, X-Trained Engineering Initiative Phone(610) 330-3289
Sharon Jones Phone610-330-5410
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Lafayette offers all students, both engineering and liberal arts, the opportunity to engage in the pursuit of solutions to the Grand Challenges at two levels of interest:

Option 1 – Project only: A “shallow dive” in which a multidisciplinary team of students address a Grand Challenge through a project. The project is offered as a ¼ unit course. Students work collaboratively to make incremental progress on one of the 14 Grand Challenges.

Option 2 – Grand Challenge Scholar: A “deep dive” in which the student would apply to become a Grand Challenge Scholar. Students who complete all five components of the program will receive a special cord at graduation and will receive recognition from the National Academy of Engineering.