“Our team kept its composure and made an amazing comeback at the end,” said Shannon Sharp, also a sophomore in mechanical engineering. “When they announced that we had won, we went crazy and celebrated ecstatically for UT’s win.”
NSBE Team Finishes Third in National Competition
Student and Faculty Contributions Honored at Council of Partners Banquet
“Engineering is a wonderful profession, allowing its practitioners to have tremendous impact on our families, communities, state, nation and global society,” said Dean. “This also places a significant dependency on engineers to get it right. This is a burden engineers must embrace, be humbled by their responsibilities and potential, and enjoy every minute.”
Mark Dean is the Star of First Grader’s Living History Show
“My son Malachi is a 6-year-old in first grade and was tasked with creating a presentation (in first-person) for Black History Month. He chose his presentation to be about you, Dr. Mark Dean,” wrote Samuel.
Women of Purpose Share Their Engineering Vision
“As a graduate student, I believe the event was really informative,” said attendee Dawn Sepehr, vice president of Systers. “Even if you think you already know your purpose and you’ve been in this field for a while now, it’s always a good idea to just pause for a moment and re-evaluate your values and make sure that you’re still on the right track.”
2017 Movers And Shakers
Nixon was a strong leader in the Engineering Diversity community, keeping active with community service, Mini-Seek programs, and much more. For her work and dedication, she was the recipient of the Golden Torch Award in her senior year.
Engineering Summer Programs: From Pre-College to College
The Office of Engineering Diversity Programs initiated the first ever summer pre-college program in 1997 when it introduced Middle School Introduction to Engineering (MITE). James Pippin, former program director of the office, said the program’s goal was to introduce middle school students to engineering and recruit high school students to the college. Today, the office […]
The Journey Continues: Office of Diversity Programs Set to Enter its 45th Year
“EDP continues to develop partnerships across Tennessee to support community-based programs with the goal of supporting student learning and engineering exploration,” said Travis Griffin, director of the office.