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Congratulations May 2014 Graduates!

Seven ME students were able to complete their coursework and Graduation Portfolios in time to graduate in May 2014 and five students traveled to Spokane to attend Gonzaga's Graduate commencement ceremony on May 9. Congratulations everyone!

Graduates:

Shung Tak Chan       Energie Suriname
Fornelio Foster          Energie Suriname  
Joshua Lankford        Umatilla Electric
Ryan Meller               Norwestern Rural Electric Cooperative
Robert Pancham       Energie Suriname
Claudia Veldkamp     Energie Suriname
James Wallace          Riveria Utilities

2014 Grads Claudia Veldkamp, Robert Pancham, Ryan Meller, Fornelio Forster and Shung Tak Chan wait to enter McCarthy arena for the 2014 Graduate Commence Ceremony
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TandDgrads We are honored to announce the newest recipients of the Master of Engineering in T&D Engineering. We will miss you!
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Program Director, Dr. Peter McKenny (l), and School of Engineering and Applied Science Dean, Dr. Stephen Silliman (2nd from right), congratulate our graduates.


2014 Summer Residency a Success!

Students admitted to the Master of Engineering program must take the TADP 556 capstone course to graduate.  This course includes a two-day, on-campus residency component which was held on May 17-18 this year.  This was the first of these weekend sessions and the instructors were pleased with the turn-out.  Students came from as far as Suriname, South America for the course.  

Students will meet T&D faculty from various courses in the program, tour the campus, work on team projects, and participate in ethics and strategic planning/system thinking sessions.  The visit is a full two days so please plan on being here by Thursday evening. 

TADP 556  On Campus Residency
Friday, May 17 & Saturday, May 18.
8:30- 5pm both days
Dinner with T&D faculty on Friday
Dinner with classmates on Saturday

2014 Admits!

It was another busy year for the Admissions Committee.  The program admitted 10 new students in school year 2013-14. Congratulations students!

Zachary Starkey, Vectren, BSE, University of Southern Indiana
Amie Fish, Easton, BSEE, University of Pittsburgh
Kassahun Aschenaki, SNC Lavalin, BSEE, Washington State University
Ryan Adams, DiGioia Gray and Assoc., BSCE, Arizona State University
Jing Li, SaskPower, ME, University of Regina, Canada
Nathaniel Teeter, Oncor Electric, BSEET, Texas Tech University
Emily Stallman, Rocky Mountain Power, BSEE, Arizona State University
Dallas McClain, Console Energy, BSEET, California University of Pennsylvania
Wail Abu-Rashed, Chrysler Canada, BEE, Lakehead University; MSEE, Kettering

2013 Admits!

Congratulations to the students admitted to the Master of Engineering in T&D Engineering in 2012-13!  The following students were admitted to the 36 credit program.  This brings the total number of students admitted to 28- very close to our goal of 30 master's students!  Congratulations and we look forward to working with you!

Chad Thoman, Adams Electric, BSEE Lehigh University
Dene Clair, WAPA, BSEE Colorado School of Mines
Joshua Lankford, Umatilla Electric, BSEE Portland State University
Zachary Scott, Snohomish PUD, BSEE Gonzaga University
Ramon Gonzalez, Dept of Defense, BSEE Univ. of Puerto Rico, Master's Eng. Mngt
Ramon Flores, Dept of Defense, BSEE Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
Juan Arocho, BSEE University of Texas El Paso, Master's- System Engineering
Marty Gulseth, Avista, BSEE Mississippi State
Jerome Gathers, Duke Energy, BSEE Clemson
Ryan Meller, Northwestern Rural Electric Coop, BSEE, SUNY
Ben Leland, CVO Electrical Systems, BSEE Kettering
Claudia Veldkamp, Energie Suriname, BSEE University of Suriname
Alan Johnson, Black & Veatch, BSCE Oregon Institute of Technology
Shung Chan, Energie Suriname, BSEE University of Suriname, MBA
Robert Pancham, Energie Suriname, BSEE University of Suriname
Fornelio Foster, Energie Suriname, BSEE University of Suriname, MBA

Registration is now open for Fall 2014 Sessions. 


We are currently accepting registrations for Fall 2014 courses. To register for a course, please fill out a non-matriculated registration form and send to:

Jilliene McKinstry
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Gonzaga University

502 E. Boone Ave.
Spokane, WA  99258-0026
Phone: 509-313-5701
Fax: 509-313-5871
email: mckinstry@gonzaga.edu

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Peter McKenny, PhD
Director
Transmission and Distribution
Phone: (509) 313-5702
Email: mckenny@gonzaga.edu

Jilliene McKinstry
Assistant Director
Transmission and Distribution
Phone: (509) 313-5701
Email: mckinstry@gonzaga.edu
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