Student Involvement

Lean Sigma Academy

Lean Six Sigma Academy group of students

Lean Six Sigma Academy is a program that teaches students to identify and eliminate waste from local business’ daily operations, increase their speed of production, and find ways to save money. The concepts learned in the program could be applied to any industry that integrates people, materials, equipment, information and energy.

The program covers topics such as:

  • Principles of Lean
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • DMAIC Process
  • Design of Experiments


  • Be classified as a UTRGV Junior/Senior or Graduate
  • Prerequisite: Passed Statistics and Probability Course
  • Lean Champion session is required to attend Six Sigma Course

PK-12 STEM Programs

STEP camp students in a workshop

STEP Camps are geared toward middle school and high school students, who are inspired to make society a more efficient and functional civilization.

Camps are hosted by TMAC at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. At the campus students will experience college life and start building a brighter future by thinking about careers in the high-demand areas of math, science, technology, engineering, and sustainability.

STEM Programs include some of the following topics:

  • Team Building
  • Gaming
  • Robotics
  • Engineering