Herff College of Engineering Alumni Chapter
Tiger Basketball Watch Party
Saturday, January 31, 8:30 pm
Central BBQ Downtown - 147 E. Butler Avenue
Join the Engineering, Arts & Sciences, CEHHS and University College Alumni Chapters for a watch party to cheer on our Tigers against the Gonzaga Bulldogs! Complimentary appetizers will be provided. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-678-1333.
Professional Development Luncheons
"Variable Frequency Drive Technology" by Jack Bailey - M.E., Yaskawa America, Inc.
Friday, February 27, 7:00 pm CST
Attend In-Person or Online
Whether a seasoned engineer or have recently graduated, Jack Bailey's presentation on VFD technologies is sure to impress! If you're looking to address harmonics, regenerative loads, and motor surge voltage, or are interested in saving energy using fan and pump laws in conjunction with variable speed drives, this presentation will evolve from the basics all the way to the latest technologies and their applications.
In-Person: University Center, Fountain View Suite
Complimentary Parking Available in Zach Curlin Garage
Webinar: Please contact email@example.com for more information on how to access the presentation online.
Pricing Information to follow. Lunch will be provided to in-person attendees. For more information or to RSVP, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-678-1333.
The deadline for submissions for the 2014 Book Scholarship has passed. Applications for the 2015-2016 school year will be available in the Spring.
The Engineering Alumni Chapter hosts events throughout the year to benefit its book schlarship. All Herff College juniors and seniors can apply for the $500 scholarships. For more information, contact Alumni Coordinator Brandon Hoyer at email@example.com or 901-678-1333.
Tiger Football Watch Party in Memphis
The Arts & Sciences, CEHHS, Engineering and University College Alumni Chapters cheered on our Tigers against the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday, September 27 at Central BBQ.
2014 Herff College of Engineering Awards Dinner
The 2014 Herff College of Engineering Awards Dinner was held at the Memphis Botanic Gardens on Friday, April 11. The Engineering Alumni Club and fellow alumni, friends, and family joined together to celebrate 50 years of educating future engineers and to honor Mr. Joe Royer (BSCE '71, MSCE '75). This "Golden Jubilee" included a cocktail reception, silent auction, short program, dinner, dessert and entertainment. View Photos
Engineering PDH Seminar
Thursday, November 21
This one-hour webinar featured Dr. Kathryn Simpson (BS '99) who presented "FDA Medical Device Regulations 101 - An Industry Perspective." Lunch was provided to in-person attendees and certificates were issued to participants for one Professional Development Hour.
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. View Photos
Professional Development Luncheon
Engineering professionals and students attended a Professional Development Seminar in February featuring LEED: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. LEED accredited professionals, Daniel McKee, David Bradford, Eric Sheffer, Tony Pellicciotti (BSET '93) and Krissy Buck, provided an overview of LEED, a leading edge system for certifying the greenest performing buildings in the world. The panel discussion covered sustainability in design, construction, and building operations including best practices and current technologies. Attendees received a certificate for one professional development hour (PDH).
Watch this video by President Eddie White (BSEE '09, MSCE '09, MS '12), recorded at Vision Forum 2014, to learn more about the Engineering Alumni Chapter and how you can get involved!
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:
- President: William White, III, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vice President/Treasurer: Tina Fortune, email@example.com
- Secretary: Lindsey Waugh, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Immediate Past President: Gregory Ladd, email@example.com
- Member at Large: James Jarrett, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Member at Large: William "Trip" Jones, III, email@example.com
- Member at Large: Robert Rogers, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Member at Large: James Simpson, Jr., email@example.com
- Member at Large: Kathryn Simpson, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Member at Large: Justin Waugh, email@example.com
- Member at Large: Robert Wharton, Jr., firstname.lastname@example.org