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( October 21, 1998)
SDSM& T’S INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERS CHAPTER RECEIVES AWARD FROM SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF REGENTS
The Institute of Industrial Engineers ( IIE) chapter at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology ( SDSM& T) recently the Award for Academic Excellence from the South Dakota Board of Regents. Board president James O. Hansen presented the award to student leaders of the IIE chapter during the Board’s recent meeting on the SDSM& T campus.
The IIE student chapter was honored for its promotion of the profession and for its university and community service projects. The IIE students have promoted the industrial engineering profession through participation in involvement fairs and outreach with local high schools. IIE chapter members gained valuable hands- on experience through participation in a variety of simulation contests and regional and national conferences. Paula Holmes of Hot Springs, past president, and Tanya Harrod of Edgemont, current president, accepted the award on behalf of the IIE chapter. Dr. Carter Kerk, Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering, serves as advisor to the IIE chapter.
Photo caption: Pictured ( l. to r.) during the recent presentation of the Board of Regents Award for Academic Excellence are Dr. Richard Gowen, SDSM& T President; Paula Holmes, Hot Springs, past IIE chapter president; Tanya Harrod, Edgemont, current IIE president; and James O. Hansen, Board of Regents President. ( Photo courtesy of SDSM& T University & Public Relations)
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