John A. Pafford (B.S.E.T. 1987) is the 2011 Outstanding Alumnus from the Herff College of Engineering. A co-founder of Spine Wave, Pafford has more than 30 years of experience in the orthopedic industry with 20 years in senior management.
Residents of the Women in Engineering Living community and members of the student
chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) are being paired with alumnae and
professional women engineer mentors to network, learn about career opportunities and
share tips for succeeding in college and engineering. Mentors get together regularly
with students at the living community and participate in the student chapter of the
Society of Women Engineers. Students: To get involved, please contact SWE faculty advisor, Dr. Amy de Jongh Curry (901.678.2017).
Alumnae: For more information on becoming a mentor or making a donation of household items
to the new living community, please contact Carolyn Oldenburg, Director of Development (901.678.1537).