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From the Student Division

SD_Logo_BlackMentoring through Proposed Research: Student Division Poster Session

The Student Division is pleased to announce the return of the Mentoring through Proposed Research Poster Session at this year’s annual conference. Co-sponsored by the ERM Division, the purpose of this session is to provide students an opportunity to connect with faculty and gain feedback on developing research projects in engineering education. Continue reading

Student Spotlight: Ryan Brown Lifts Off

Ryan Brown will begin his career in Mission Control for NASA after graduating Dec. 20 with a degree from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Brown majored in computer engineering.
Ryan Brown will begin his career in Mission Control for NASA after graduating Dec. 20 with a degree from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Brown majored in computer engineering.

Lifting Off: One Student’s Journey from Dropout to Mission Control

Interview with Ryan Brown, graduating computer engineering senior at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

On December 20, Ryan Brown will walk the stage and flip his tassel with more than 100 other graduates: a senior like any other stepping into the wide world beyond. Brown was never an ordinary college student, though. Beginning his academic career with a GED and eight years in the army, he is the epitome of nontraditional.

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