Pre-College Initiative

The Pre-College Initiative program aims to prepare students in grades 3-12 for college by stimulating interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The NSBE Lehigh chapter coordinates various events throughout the school year with our local PCI Chapter. By engaging the PCI participants in various activities that relate technology and engineering concepts—to show a real world application of these various academic focuses. Throughout the academic school year, these events are targeted to assist the students in attendance with the necessary college preparation tools and resources while also introducing students to professors in various fields of engineering. Our goal is to fuel the minds of young students and create a pipeline of academic success, deliver resources, and offer mentoring for students in grades 3-12 wishing to attend college and pursue degrees in STEM fields.

The Pre-College Initiative is the cornerstone of the National directive to graduate 10,000 black engineers annually by 2025.



Join our local PCI Chapter – Strive Inc., a non-profit incorporated organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive programs that inspire youth to strive for excellence academically, socially, and culturally; increase the number of culturally diverse youth attending college and trade schools; and participate and sponsor programs that help to enrich the community. It is an organization for the development of the youth.

Strive Inc. Website