Texas Tech University

Women in Science and Engineering Learning Community

For 2017-2018, the Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) Learning Community will be located in Knapp Hall, and is open to female students pursuing studies in fields related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The Women in Science & Engineering Learning Community provides a unique experience for female students pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to live together in an environment supporting their academic, personal and professional success.

Women in Science and Engineering

Students have opportunities to:

  • Connect with other students in WISE
  • Enjoy in-hall events designed specifically for your personal and academic needs
  • Explore career options
  • Form study groups
  • Live in an intellectually stimulating and challenging environment
  • See your professors in-hall for study sessions, guest lectures, or faculty/student meals
  • Get connected with valuable resources on campus

Events and activities may include:

  • Participating in community service projects, such as volunteering with the Science Spectrum
  • Weekly in-hall office hours with staff from the Assistant Academic Dean's Office
  • Listening to a variety of guest speakers
  • Attending campus events like football games with your LC
  • Sharing meals with faculty and other students
  • Attending a wide range of social events including barbeques, game nights, cosmic bowling, and dance central

The Women in Science & Engineering Learning Community contributes to Texas Tech University's Agriculture & Food Sciences; Engineering, Computing & Math; and Health, Life & Natural Sciences Undergraduate Academic Interest Areas, aligned with the Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources; Health Science; Information Technology; Manufacturing; Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Plans of Study in the Career Technical Education (CTE) programs for lifelong learning.