Success Stories

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Students who are changing the world.

Lauren Itzin Civil Engineering, Class of 2017 Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is an international organization that provides its members with opportunities they will never forget. The work they do will leave a lasting positive impact on the communities they assist. Before MSOE’s student chapter of EWB visited, the school that served the village of Chitom […]

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Global Trip

Global Trip You’ve probably imagined traveling to a different country to study, or know someone who has. But have you ever considered the experience of international students who decide to travel to the United States and study at MSOE? Vanessa David de Campos and Xinzhi Hou are international students studying industrial engineering at MSOE. Vanessa […]

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Helping Honduras

Helping Honduras Dozens of MSOE students spent their spring break enjoying the sun and people of Central America. But it wasn’t about partying and relaxing: their mission was to improve the health and living conditions in remote villages of Honduras. In total, 42 students traveled with four faculty members in the Global Brigades-MSOE student organization. […]

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Family Friends

Family Friends Athletics The members of the MSOE women’s basketball team share a special bond and that chemistry has led to the most impressive season in program history in 2014-15. Shaylan Reardon (AS, ’17) transferred to MSOE from a larger school that had a team nearly twice the size of her new Red & White […]

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Urban Cowboys

Operation Urban Cowboy Engineering Management Compost is vital to nourishing the soil at Riverview Gardens, a 72-acre urban farm in downtown Appleton, Wis. The nonprofit’s staff often wished for a compost sifter to process organic compost on site, but they never thought it would be financially feasible. That’s where the “Grate Eight” came in. The […]

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Alumni Paths

Rokkincat Rick Allen (SE/CE ’11), Nick Gartmann (SE ’11), Josh Holtz (SE ’11) and Jason Stiebs (SE ’12) all took full-time day jobs in the software development field after their time at MSOE. Though they enjoyed the pay and most of the work they were assigned in their positions, a similar feeling among them was […]

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Voices heard

Meet SGA Jonathan Braaten and Ben Kealty, the president and vice president of MSOE’s Student Government Association (SGA), are going to go far and want to take the rest of the student body with them. They are working to leave a legacy by ensuring that the voice of the student body at MSOE is heard. SGA […]

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Fast Track to Career Success

Merle Kolbohm Mechanical Engineering Class of 2014 Merle Kolbohm ’14 isn’t daunted by unexpected twists and turns — in life, in her career and on the motocross track. In fact, the native German didn’t initially set out to study engineering or move to America. But when she started racing motorcycles at age 18, she soon […]

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Proud to serve

Dylan Shiltz Mechanical Engineering Class of 2014 As a senior, Dylan Shiltz received the SAME ROTC Award of Merit. The award was presented by U.S. Navy Rear Admiral David Steindl on behalf of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) at the Tri-ROTC awards ceremony. Shiltz was part of the Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training […]

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J3 Engineering Group LLC

J3 Engineering Group LLC “We always look favorably on MSOE graduates due to the great education they receive.” More than half of the engineers at J3 Engineering Group LLC are MSOE alumni. Why? “MSOE graduates have a good foundation of engineering principles, utilize Revit and have a can-do attitude,” said James Gerloff P.E., S.E.  ’00 AE, […]

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