Co-ops and Careers Office Honored with Innovation in Program Development Award
April 21, 2020
Wentworth Co-ops and Careers staff
Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Co-ops and Careers office was recently honored with the Innovation in Program Development Award by the Eastern Association of Colleges (EACE). The group was recognized for the ASPIRE@Wentworth initiative.
ASPIRE is a collaboration between Wentworth and Massachusetts General Hospital, designed to support Wentworth students who are neurodiverse. Students work with Wentworth advisors prior to and during a co-op, and also work closely with psychologists and social workers.
Since 2016, 21 Wentworth students have successfully completed a co-op through ASPIRE@Wentworth.
- May 19, 2020—The Center for Academic Excellence relates what worked for students during the spring semester.
- May 14, 2020—The team brought in $23,000 for the Student Emergency Fund.
- May 13, 2020—The multi-disciplinary team focused on rapid 3D and virtual reality modeling.