Engineering is not merely knowing and being knowledgeable, like a walking encyclopedia; engineering is not merely analysis; engineering is not merely the possession of the capacity to get elegant solutions to non-existent engineering problems; engineering is practicing the art of the organized forcing of technological change ... Engineers operate at the interface between science and society ...
– Gordon S. Brown (1907 - 1996)
CSU, Chico Engineering Academies represents a partnership among CSU, K-12, industry and government partners to expand engineering curriculum in the middle schools and high schools across the north state. In response to an expression of need by California industry leaders, the CSU has embarked on a system-wide effort to create Engineering Academies throughout the State to help increases the qualified "pipeline" of applicants to engineering programs throughout the CSU. CSU, Chico is forming one such academy to serve the north state, and choosing Project Lead The Way as the primary curricular avenue, in cooperation with MESA and other outreach programs.Project Lead The Way Resources