MEP 20th Anniversary Celebration

“In many ways, MEP was ahead of its time in recognizing the valuable contributions made by embracing diversity among our engineering students,” said Eddy Rojas, dean of the School of Engineering. “This fall we have 65 first-year students participating in the program as part of the Class of 2021, the largest and most diverse engineering class in University history.”

MEP Gala Speakers

Eric F. Spina

President, University of Dayton

Gabriela Quiroz

Junior, Mechanical Engineering

Larry Burnley headshot

Lawrence A. Burnley

UD Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion

Eddy M. Rojas

Dean, UD School of Engineering

Kevin L. Richardson '08

Engineering Technology, MEP Alumni

Project Manager, BDR Partners

Gerica R. Brown '08

Assistant Director of the Minority Engineering Program

MEP Gala Student Speakers & Performers

MEP Student Speakers
​Jeremy Hill, junior, computer engineering
Andrew Montour, sophomore, chemical engineering
Kirsten Simpson, junior, industrial engineering technology
MEP Student Performers
Gabriel Gaiusbayode, first-year, mechanical engineering
Alexandria Bennett, first-year, discover engineering
​Psalm Geno, first-year, mechanical engineering​

MEP 20th Anniversary Highlights

Video courtesy of MEP Student, Christian Cubacub, Sophomore, Computer Engineering

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Minority Engineering Program, Gerica Brown, Assistant Director

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300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0225