March 2021

Donald M. Reece, 2020

BS in Mechanical Engineering

Donald majored in mechanical engineering and minored in Mandarin Chinese. He received the Taiwan English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright Program. He was previously selected for the Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. State Department to study Chinese. He will be a teaching assistant and will work with local English teachers in elementary, middle or high schools. 

Thomas “Dev” Belflower III, 1998

BS in Mechanical Engineering

Thomas D. (Dev) Belflower III, P.E., has been promoted to Chief Operations Officer (COO) at KTM Solutions.

Adam Drewes, 2004

BS in Computer Science

Adam was named to the inaugural Upstate class of 40 Under 40.

Luke Henry, 2001

BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Luke traveled to Dallas to serve on the postgraduate faculty at Parker University’s National Decompression Certificate Program on November 15-17, 2019.

February 2021

Bobby Ley, 2016  
BS in Environmental Engineering
Thomas & Hutton announces Bobby Ley as their newest licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of South Carolina.

Jessica Baron, 2018  
MS in Computer Science and is currently getting PhD in Computer Science
Jessica is a Ph.D. student in computer science, visual computing, and received the Fulbright Program’s Switzerland Study-Research Award. She is currently a graduate research assistant in 2D and 3D facial analysis and a graduate teacher of record for digital production arts. Additionally, she has interned at TH Köln in Germany, Weta Digital in New Zealand and Pixar RenderMan.

Robert Ross, 1994, 2000
BS in ECE, PhD in ECE
Robert Ross has been named a recipient of the DOE’s prestigious Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award.

Bill Griese, 2006 
BS in Ceramic and Materials Engineering
Bill Griese, director of standards development and sustainability initiatives for the Tile Council of North America (Anderson, South Carolina, USA), has started his term as finance and audit committee chair of the ASTM International board of directors.

Andrew Hayes, 2015  
MS in Civil Engineering
Andrew Hayes, of South Carolina, has been tapped to begin Feb. 1 as Pueblo’s new director of public works.

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