DAPCEP in the News

March 2021

Ford Collaboration With DAPCEP

Ford Motor Company Commits to Helping DAPCEP Students Pursue STEM Careers by Donating $250K

March 2021

The Game Changer

Many Educators and Researchers are Developing Programs to Change STEM Education.

March 2021

Best Programs for Kids in Michigan

DAPCEP Listed Among Others as Best Specialty Camps for Michigan Kids

July 2021

BLKOUT Walls Mural Festival

The North End Mural Festival is the Nation's First to Highlight Black Artists

December 2021

Michelle L. Reaves Interviewed by Carol Cain

Michelle L. Reaves is interviewed by Carol Cain to learn more about DAPCEP courses introducing students to electrification.

October 2021

Oakland University Employees Receive UPCEA Engagement Award

Chris Kobus and Bianca Bryant were acknowledged for providing amazing STEM educational programming to K-12 students

November 2021

Joi Harris Named President of DTE Gas

Vice President of the Board of Directors for DAPCEP Named President of DTE Gas by DTE Energy

November 2021

Brag Book: Devyn Hardwick

Click on Detroit Highlights Senior Devyn Hardwick

November 2021

DAPCEP Seeks to Fund Scholarships

DAPCEP Seeks to Fund Scholarships for Students on Giving Tuesday

December 2021

General Motors Grant Release

DAPCEP Recieves $125,000 in Funding from General Motors to Support STEM Programs for Area Students


Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) is an educational 501(c)3 organization that has prepared underrepresented pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade area students for STEM futures since 1976. Using a standards-aligned curriculum, DAPCEP programs are designed to develop students’ school and life readiness skills such as critical thinking, creativity, confidence, communication and collaboration. Through the generous support of partners, schools and universities, alumni, parents and the community, DAPCEP engages 11,000 students each year. With more than 70,000 alumni, a 50-50 female-to-male student ratio and a near 100% graduation rate, DAPCEP remains one of the leading organizations of choice for maximizing youth potential for success. For more information, visit the DAPCEP website (, call 313-831-3050 and follow DAPCEP on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

DAPCEP Brochure

This brochure provides a glimpse of the nonprofit, its activities and impact.

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Media Contact

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