Activate combines engineering and business communication skills to ensure engineering students at Rice university succeed both academically and professionally. The program offers support across multiple domains of communication, from project reports and grant writing to design and industry presentations. Rice students who participate in the program have secured positions at top corporations as well as faculty roles at competitive academic institutions.
The program is led by Tracy Volz, an award-winning Professor in the Practice. The full-time faculty have extensive experience in technical communication, news broadcasting, global firms marketing, and entrepreneurial pitching.