Happy Holidays from ISU-COT Dean Alp
As I write this message to you, I'm thinking of all of our soon-to-be graduates who will receive their degrees from the College of Technology during the 2020 winter commencement. To see students reach these milestones is something I look forward to every year, and uniquely so in 2020.
For those of you who have already graduated, exciting things are happening in the College. Among a few of the highlights this fall, we boosted freshman retention by 5%, secured accreditation from ABET for three additional undergraduate degree programs; Architectural Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, and Manufacturing Engineering Technology, earned national recognition for a new certificate in Emerging Energy Technology to retrain coal workers after plant closures, and welcomed new technology to our labs, including an impressive new Modular Flight Deck aviation simulator.
We did this all while the COVID-19 pandemic impacted every part of our lives, still delivering on the scholarly and experiential learning opportunities that are the hallmarks of an ISU education. Thank you to all of our students, faculty, and staff, and to all of our alumni who give back in so many ways.
On behalf of the ISU College of Technology family, I wish you a Happy Holiday and great winter break. We look forward to seeing you back on campus or partnering with you in 2021!
Nesli Alp, Ph.D., P.E.
Dean, College of Technology
Indiana State University
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