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Villanova Engineering Celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month

The College of Engineering has planned a variety of activities and features to celebrate Black History Month and the contributions of our students, alumni and faculty.

Thursday, Feb. 3, 6:30 pm

Black History Month Kick-off!
Celebrate with your fellow engineering students! All students are welcome! Sponsored by SHPE, NSBE, and Engineering DEI Committee

  • Food
  • Games
  • Giveaways!

Thursday, Feb. 10, 7 pm - Career Compass Approved 

“Villanova Engineering Seniors Tell All”

  • Challenges faced and how they were overcome
  • Valuable extracurricular activities
  • Helpful on-campus resources
  • Favorite courses
  • Benefit of research experiences
  • Post-graduation plans
  • What they know now that they wish they knew then

Thursday, Feb. 24, 7 pm - Career Compass Approved 

“Voices of Experience: Alumni Career Panel”

  • Individual career paths and experiences
  • Challenges faced as an underrepresented minority and advice for responding to those challenges
  • The value of role models/mentors/networking
  • The job search
  • Undergraduate experiences that inspired and influenced their professional choices
  • Advice they wish they’d been given as undergraduates

Interviews with Alumni

Jordin Lamothe ’24 CE with Britney Davis ’15 ChE, teacher and STEM advocate

Joshua Orebiyi ’21 MSME with Dayo Kuteyi ’16 ME, ’17 MSME, Systems Engineer, Northrup Grumman

Brianna Davis ’24 CE with Sheena White ’06 ME, Director of Global Accounts, PayPal

Herveline Auguste ’22 CE with Sherrie-Ann Martin ’09 ChE, ’15 MSChE, Technical Operations Team Leader, Merck

Raymond Ogunjimi ’21 CE with Karol Pierre ’19 CpE, Associate Cloud Consultant at Amazon Web Services