YPIE Scholars can select from many different Majors to enhance their skills and learn about future career pathways.
We are very proud of all the YPIE Scholars who presented their in-depth science research, compelling journalism, powerful films, creative new business plans and engineering projects, and many other impressive projects at the YPIE Science Research and Majors Symposiums. Read our YPIE Spring Symposiums Recap and see photos here.
Aspiring architects and engineers in YPIE’s Architecture, Construction, and Engineering (ACE) major have the opportunity to partner with professional mentors to design a real-life project from the ground up. Read more here.
Students in the YPIE Creative Writing Major use their unique voices to develop, create, and learn about a variety of writing prose.
In partnership with the NYC Urban Debate League, YPIE’s debate major trains students in the art of crafting and delivering effective arguments. Through this program, YPIE students will compete in national competitions. Hear highlights from our YPIE Debate students at our YPIE Majors Symposium!
In partnership with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), YPIE's entrepreneurship major empowers students to grow their entrepreneurial mindset, and develop and create their own business. Hear our YPIE Entrepeneurs at our YPIE Majors Symposium!
Explore and learn about the natural world of Yonkers through guided nature walks! This major focuses on the therapeutic powers of being outdoors, as well as diving into the academic discipline of environmental science. Students will participate in the New York State Envirothon competition each May. See some of their explorations!
The YPIE Tech Squad is a talented group of YPIE Scholars who can provide technical assistance to Seniors and retired individuals in our community (in partnership with Yonkers Office for the Aging and NNORC), YPIE students and their families, and YPIE volunteers.
Please fill in this form to request technical assistance from the YPIE Tech Squad!