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Scholarship committee members allocate every penny

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

March 13, 2019

Thousands of dollars. Tens of thousands of dollars. Indeed hundreds of thousands of dollars. Instead of just sitting around, each department and each college provides students with scholarship money. And very little of it goes un-awarded. Peter Fields, associate professor of English, said he thinks all the departm...

Last college to be named after long time donors

Jeri Moore, Reporter

August 31, 2018

The last of the six colleges on campus has officially received a name, McCoy College of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, is named after long-time donors of 31 years, James and Vicki McCoy. “The McCoy’s have given so that we as a university can give,” Suzanne Shipley, university president,...

Engineers use drone to map trees on campus

Engineers use drone to map trees on campus

Sarah Graves

April 5, 2017

The Engineers for a Sustainable World started a campus drone mapping project on March 30 to discover the number of trees on campus. The drone took off at McCoy Engineering Hall to map the entire campus on a pre-programmed flight. Suman Bhandari, mechanical engineering senior and ESW president, said...

Diversity drives faculty panel at symposium March 25

Diversity drives faculty panel at symposium March 25

Cortney Wood

March 28, 2017

Because of the media coverage of cultural diversity, honors students chose professors to discuss why cultural diversity benefits academic successes and the contributions it holds at the 11th annual Redwine Honors Symposium on March 25. Students chose Salim Azzouz, associate engineering profes...

McCoy construction to conclude in fall 2014

McCoy construction to conclude in fall 2014

Lauren Roberts

April 8, 2014

In the spring of 2012 the $1.6 million expansion of the McCoy School of Engineering was approved. The additions to its building is nearing completion and is expected to finish by the fall. The growth of the major and the need to add engineering programs made it necessary for the school to grow. ...

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