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2018 Engineering Summer Academy

July 15-20, 2018

This summer at JBU, you have an opportunity to explore the world of engineering!

You will learn about electrical circuits, programming, computer aided design, 3D printing, motors, batteries and more.

The week will include hands-on project design, building and testing. You will learn how Christian principles relate to engineering and teamwork and enjoy evening activities and field trips together with the other students. Explore engineering, build relationships, grow spiritually and have fun!

Who should apply?: Current 9-11th graders* (10-12th grade as of Fall 2018)

*Preference will be given to upperclassmen.

Cost: $500** (includes housing, meals, field trips and project materials)

 **Limited scholarships are available.

Registration: Click HERE 

For a printable flyer, please click HERE.

Check out this article from NWA Democrat Gazette on the 2016 Engineering Summer Academy.

2017 Engineering Summer Academy Facebook Photo Album

2016 Engineering Summer Academy Facebook Photo Album

Contact James Cooke ( for any questions!


2018 JBU Programming Competition

February 3rd, 2018

9:30am-5:30pm (Optional free dinner @ 5:30 pm)


JBU Engineering will be hosting its 6th annual Programming Competition on February 3rd, 2018, from 9:30am – 5:30pm in the Balzer Technology Center. The cost is free and lunch will be provided, in addition to an optional dinner for high school students at 5:30 pm.

The competition is open to both high school students and college students. Teams of up to 4 students collaborate together to solve various challenges, using the programming language of their choice (C, C++, C#, Java, Python, etc). The teams that solve the most problems the fastest will win prizes, including cash and JBU scholarships of up to $1000 per student.

Here are the rules and details from the 2018 competition.

Click here for the registration form for high school students. High school students may sign up without a team, and be matched together with other students.

Contact Dr. Tim Gilmour ( with further questions.

Feel free to check out our JBU Engineering Facebook page for more news and our Facebook album from a previous year's competition.

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