Engineering celebrates homecoming with alums and scholarship donors


Engineering Distinguished Alum Gregg Fulfer receives an honorary Pistol Pete from Dean Ricardo Jacquez. (NMSU photo by Linda Fresques)

The College of Engineering held its annual Homecoming celebrations on campus on Friday, Nov. 7.

The College hosted more than 300 scholarship donors and students during the 21st Annual Scholarship Breakfast. Civil Engineering student Erica Garcia shared the impact of her scholarship with the group and Dean Ricardo Jacquez thanked the donors for contributing to toward more than $1.2 million awarded in engineering scholarships.

The college held its Annual Alumni Celebration in the afternoon, following tours of research laboratories. The ceremony was held at the Tower of Dreams at which Distinguished Alum Gregory H. Fulfer was honored. Fulfer is a 1984 graduate of engineering technology.


Also recognized were engineering alumni from the classes of ’54, ’64 and ’74. Associate Professor Igor Sevostianov was awarded the Dwight and Aubrey Chapman Distinguished Professorship in Mechanical Engineering, and Professor Phillip De Leon was awarded the Paul W. and Valerie Klipsch Distinguished Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Professor Steven J. Stochaj and Associate Professor Jessica Perea-Houston were acknowledged for their University Research Council Awards for Exceptional Achievements in Research and Creative Scholarly Activity. Engineering students displayed their projects: Mini Baja, CuBO, and the Concrete Canoe.


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