Through community-based participatory evaluation and research, as well as educational programming for diverse audiences, the Office of University Outreach and Engagement is concerned with increasing the capacity of internal and external partners to provide quality educational opportunities to all of Michigan’s citizens.

A selection of UOE projects and resources is listed here.

Building Evaluation Capacity in Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program

This project is developing a database to track students participating in DAPCEP’s program, which is designed to in

Creating School Readiness in Head Start Children Through an Early Childhood Science Curriculum

Head Start on Science is an early childhood science curriculum. Teachers in two Head Start classrooms were trained in th

Detroit Area Pre College Engineering Program (DAPCEP)

University Outreach and Engagement and the MSU Detroit Center have continued to support and host multiple events with DA

Detroit College Promise

University Outreach and Engagement and the MSU Detroit Center sponsor and host multiple programs through Detroit College

Diversity Assessment and Engagement Program (DAEP)

The Diversity Assessment and Engagement Program (DAEP) is a certificate-granting, diversity leadership program designed

Evaluation of Project AWARE SEA Michigan

The purpose of Project AWARE SEA Michigan is to create and sustain an enhanced infrastructure at state and local levels

Gifted and Talented Educational Programs

The mission of the Gifted and Talented Education office is to provide educational experiences that allow gifted students

Great Start Readiness Program State Evaluation

Michigan's Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is a state-funded preschool program for four-year-old children with


Michigan GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is a statewide collaborative effort

Michigan Science Olympiad State Tournament

Science Olympiad is a co-curricular educational program with a mission to inspire the next generation of scientists, hea

Michigan State University Science Festival

The MSU Science Festival is a multi-day series of events that takes place annually in April. It highlights science, tech

MSU Detroit Center Pre-College Programs

The MSU Detroit Center hosted its first Pre-College Open House in March 2014. Since then, multiple MSU colleges and unit

MSU in the 313 College Experience Scholarship

University Outreach and Engagement and the MSU Detroit Center maintain a scholarship fund and ongoing campaign to provid

Strong Beginnings Program

This evaluation project examines the implementation, quality, and impacts of 12 publicly funded preschool classrooms for

Tribal Early Childhood Research Center

The Tribal Early Childhood Research Center (TRC) is a collaborative effort between the University of Colorado, Michigan

Upward Bound

Upward Bound (UB) is a family of scholars who are committed to preparing high school students for successful transition

Urban Learning and Leadership Collaborative (ULLC) Focus:HOPE

MSU is one of the three research university partners (along with Wayne State University and the University of Michigan)

Wiba Anung

The Wiba Anung (Early Star) project is a partnership between researchers at Michigan State University, the University of