Columbia Engineering is home to the 2 Train Robotics team for the local, regional, and national high school robotics competitions and also hosts the annual Kickoff event marking the start of the competition. The international organization’s acronym FIRST is For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.
The Girls Who Code club at Columbia runs classes during the school year. This national organization is dedicated to closing the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors. For more information about the club visit the GWC website.
Sci-Inspire connects volunteers from Columbia with local K-12 schools and educators. This school-based program supports STEM education and collaborates with other student groups on campus to train and screen (fingerprint) volunteers for educational and outreach activities.
NSBE's outreach activities include school presentations through “A Walk for Education,” junior chapters at local schools, and a pre-college program.