All current Herff College juniors and seniors are invited to apply for the Alumni
Chapter's Book Scholarship. Up to 2 scholarships can be awarded in the amount of $500
each. The deadline to apply is 12 noon on Friday, April 26, 2013. CLICK HERE to download an application. Contact Alumni Coordinator Brandon Hoyer at email@example.com or 901/678-1333 for more information.
Herff College of Engineering Outstanding Alumni Awards
The Engineering Alumni Chapter recently presented their Outstanding Alumni Awards
at the Herff College of Engineering's annual awards banquet. Arif Shakeel (BSME '77), director of Western Digital Corporation, will receive the Outstanding Alumnus Award.
Also being recognized for service to the College and to the field of engineering are Tommy Carls, Medtronic's senior vice president for Research and Development; E. Hunter Harrison, CEO of Canadian Pacific Railroad; John Ray, Jr., CareFusion's vice president for Global Research and development; and International Paper.
Professional Development Luncheon
Engineering professionals and students attended a Professional Development Seminar
in February featuring LEED: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
Engineering Outstanding Alumni Awards
In early April, the Engineering Alumni Chapter presented its Outstanding Alumni Awards
at the Herff College of Engineering's annual awards banquet. The 2012 recipients were
Jim Dean (BSET '80), president of SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Adventure Island, and
Mark Askew (BSCE '76), founder and president of Askew Hargraves Harcourt & Associates.
As part of the Chapter's celebration of the University's Centennial, all previous
recipients of this award were welcomed back for special recognition during the program.
The Chapter also held a Silent Auction before the dinner to benefit its book scholarship
fund. Click here to view photos from the event.
The Herff College of Engineering Chapter hosted a student/faculty/alumni mixer on
Tuesday, February 15. Click here to view photos from the event.
Message from Greg
Click here to view a message from Greg Ladd (BSME '84), President of the Engineering Alumni Chapter, that was recorded at the
2011 Vision Forum.
The Herff College of Engineering Alumni Chapter Board is looking to expand and we
want YOU! If you are a graduate of the Herff College and are interested in volunteering,
please contact Alumni Coordinator Brandon Hoyer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901/678-1333, or e-mail Chapter President Greg Ladd at email@example.com.
Chapter Leadership List:
- Greg Ladd (BSME '84), President, firstname.lastname@example.org
- William "Eddie" White (BSEE '09, BSCE '09), Vice President/Treasurer
- Tina Fortune (BSEE '90), Secretary
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