Interim Dean Teik Lim and his wife, Gina, hosted alumni, faculty, staff and friends of CEAS for a spring brunch on Saturday, April 13, 2013. The brunch honors awardees of the CEAS College Awards Banquet celebrated April 12 at the Hilton Netherland Plaza and is in conjunction with the UC Alumni Weekend held April 13-14 on campus.
CEAS celebrated the Sixth Annual College Awards Banquet at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza on April 12, 2013. Honorees included: Engineering Technology Distinguished Alumna Award— Rhonda J. Jackson, Chemical Technology AAS ‘83; Herman Schneider Distinguished Alumnus Award— Jan C. Schilling, Aerospace Engineering MS ‘72; and Lifetime Achievement Award— Eugene R. Allspach, Chemical Engineering BS ‘70.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 CEAS Alumni Scholarships. The scholarships are awarded to current seniors who have demonstrated excellence in Leadership, Community Service, and Professional Practice during their undergraduate career. The recipients included Zachary Nieberding (Aerospace), Aaron Rumburg (Biomedical), Ashley Snead (Construction Management), Megan Fox (Civil), Louis Albert (Mechanical), Morgen Schroeder (Civil), and Stephen Coyle (Construction Management). The Scholarship Luncheon was held at the Metropolitan Club in Covington, KY and attended by Dean Teik Lim and the members of the Alumni Scholarship Committee.
Nearly 100 golfers participated in the 19th Annual College of Engineering and Applied Science Alumni Association Scholarship Fund Golf Outing on September 17 at Crooked Tree Golf Course in Mason, Ohio. Excellent weather contributed to a strong sense of camaraderie during an afternoon of golf followed by a dinner and golf awards ceremony. With the support of over 25 corporate sponsors more than $12,000 was raised for scholarships that will be distributed to outstanding members of the senior class who demonstrate leadership, a commitment to community service, and success in their professional practice experience.
Chicagoans for Cincy! CEAS Dean Teik Lim Visits Chicago
On November 16, 2012 CEAS Interim Dean Teik Lim received a warm welcome from Chicago area Engineering and Applied Science alumni at a luncheon event hosted by Denny Demoss at the Union League Club. Attendees included Tom Behringer, Tom Cavalcante, Nick Campanile, Denny Demoss, Trent Edwards, Andy Eloff, Bob Fealy, David Kuhaneck, Blake Layda, and Bob Schneider.
During the luncheon, Dean Lim shared important College updates regarding semester conversion, co-op, undergraduate education, research collaboration with industry, and the realization of the CEAS Learning Center, which was highlighted with a video featuring Bob Fealy and S. Jay Stewart. In addition, Dean Lim discussed the College’s current development and fundraising priorities for lab upgrades and scholarships.
Faculty, staff, students and friends gathered for the dedication of the UC College of Engineering and Applied Science Learning Center. The Learning Center is a physical embodiment of the college’s commitment to a strongly enhanced freshman year experience which begins with engineering fundamentals in the very first year. Thanks to our alumni, the Learning Center is now a reality!
Carlo and Pam Montemagno hosted alumni, faculty, staff and friends of CEAS for a spring brunch at their home in Glendale on Saturday, May 19. The brunch honors awardees of the CEAS All-College Awards Banquet celebrated May 18 at the Hilton Netherland Plaza. This year the weather was much more cooperative than in 2011 allowing guests to enjoy a relaxing morning inside and outside the spacious home.
CEAS celebrated the Fifth Annual College Awards Banquet at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza on May 18, 2012. Honorees included: Herman Schneider Distinguished Alumnus Award—Dennis Demoss BS Nuclear Engineering '77; Engineering Technology Award of Distinction—John R. Jurgensen Co.; and Lifetime Achievement Award—Dane A. Miller Biomedical Engineering ’71, PhD’74 Honorary Doctorate ’03.
Carlo and Pam Montemagno hosted over 100 guests at their home on October 14 as part of the Baldwin Society Reception. In addition to members of the Baldwin Society, attendees included members of the College Advisory Council, CEAS Campaign Committee, CEAS Alumni Association Board, and invited faculty and staff. Despite the chill outdoors, the guests enjoyed a warm evening indoors with distinctive hors d’oeuvres and fine food.
Over 100 golfers participated in the18th Annual College of Engineering and Applied Science Alumni Association Scholarship Fund Golf Outing on September 19 at Crooked Tree Golf Course in Mason, Ohio. While it rained steadily play continued throughout the day followed by a dinner and golf awards ceremony. All proceeds benefit the College of Engineering and Applied Science Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.
Dean’s Breakfast at University Club
Dean Montemagno hosted four CEAS alumni—Gary R. Vollbracht (BSME ’65, MSCE ’69),Thomas Dean Sharp (BSEE ’84, MSEE ’92, PhD EE ’97), Stuart James Shelley (MSME ’85, PhD ME ’91),and Paul R. Vollbracht (BSEE ’68)—for breakfast at the University Club downtown on August 18, 2011. Thomas Sharp and Stuart Shelley are Co-Founders and Principals at Etegent Technologies, Ltd. Gary and Paul Vollbracht both worked at SDRC where Gary was President and CEO.
Seventy five alumni, faculty, staff and friends of CEAS enjoyed an exquisite brunch at Carlo and Pam Montemagno’s home in Glendale on May 14 in conjunction with the CEAS All-College Awards Banquet. While the weather featured more rain, there was ample room inside to accommodate all the guests.
CEAS celebrated the Fourth Annual College Awards Banquet at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza on May 13, 2011. Honorees included: Herman Schneider Distinguished Alumnus Award—John Grisik, BSM ’69, MS ’71, DSE ’75; Engineering Technology Distinguished Alumnus Award—Robert Wright, AAS ’81, BSFSET ’93; and Lifetime Achievement Award—Kenneth Glass, ME ’63, MS ’65.
Mr. Edward Wedbush (ME ’55) and his wife Jean visited Baldwin Hall Friday, April 15, 2011. Mr. Wedbush is President and CEO of Wedbush Securities since its founding. He spoke to approximately 25 students—including several members of Triangle Fraternity, an organization which Mr. Wedbush joined as an undergraduate—in Senior Associate Dean Emeritus Roy Eckart’s undergraduate class on leadership. Mr. Wedbush was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Commercial Science (DCS) degree in 2000 from the University of Cincinnati, and in 2004,received the University of Cincinnati Life Award for Entrepreneurial Achievement.
On October 29 and 30, 2010, CAS grad William Flemming (ASC, Architectural Engineering Technology, 1977 and BS, Construction Management, 1979) President and CEO of Skanska USA Building Inc., and his wife Karen visited UC’s main campus and toured several CEAS laboratories as well as spoke to a group of freshmen Construction Management / Architectural Engineering Technology students. The Flemmings also attended the UC-Syracuse homecoming football game.
A small group of invited alumni and Carlo and Pam Montemagno enjoyed a dinner and cruise on Biomet co-founder, former CEO and current board member Dane A. Miller’s new yacht in Marco Island, Florida, on October 15, 2010. Miller received his MS in Engineering in 1971, PhD in Engineering in 1974, and Honorary Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati in 2003.
Over 65 alumni attended a luncheon at the Propulsion Directorate of Wright Patterson Air Force Base-Air Force Research Laboratory (WPAFB-AFRL) on October 7, 2010, hosted by William Koop. Representing the college were Dean Carlo Montemagno and Awatef Hamed, Director of the School of Aerospace Systems.
CEAS Dean Carlo Montemagno and F. James Boerio, Director of the School of Engineering Education, hosted an alumni reception at the Holiday Inn in Troy, Michigan, on September 29, 2010.
The CEAS Alumni Association’s 17th Annual Scholarship Fund Golf Outing on September 20 at Crooked Tree Golf Course in Mason, Ohio, was once again successful with over 100 participants playing golf in the afternoon followed by dinner and an awards ceremony. Proceeds benefit the CEAS Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.
CEAS celebrated the Third Annual College Awards Banquet at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza on May 14, 2010. Honorees included: Herman Schneider Distinguished Alumnus Award—William Lower, BSME ‘63, MS ’65; Engineering Technology Distinguished Alumnus Award—Donald Wires, BS EET ’75; and Lifetime Achievement Award—Edward Wedbush, ME ‘55, DCS ’00.
Carlo and Pam Montemagno hosted a reception for the honorees of the Third Annual College Awards Banquet at their Glendale residence on May 13, 2010. Invited guests included members of the CEAS Advisory Council, Campaign volunteers, CEAS School Directors and Associate Deans, selected students and staff.