A Few LDP Updates

          As hopeful leaders, we are constantly changing and adapting to help us continually improve and the LDP is no different. Over the past year, the LDP has modified its vision and values along with adding a pledge to the foundation of LDP.
 The Pledge Signed by The Members of LDP

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National Science Foundation Grant

           Development of technical leaders for the 21st century has become a critical need for the United States to maintain its global leadership in a technology-based economy. The highly successful LDP under the direction of Dr. Bruce DeRuntz in the College of Engineering (COE) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU) has demonstrated the ability to build a professional STEM workforce for tomorrow to help meet this need. For the past nine years, the COE LDP has shown success with a 95% pre-graduation placement record, significant increases in timely graduation and increased corporate sponsorship for this program and its graduates.

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