PCMI Student is Fulfilling a Childhood Dream of Service

Siblings Helen (left) and her brother Joseph (right) are both fulfilling a shard childhood dream of serving in the Peace Corps.
Siblings Helen (left) and her brother Joseph (right) are both fulfilling a shard childhood dream of serving in the Peace Corps.

Helen Amiri, a Peace Corps Master’s International student in Environmental Engineering at Michigan Tech, is pursuing her childhood dream by serving in Vanuatu as a hygiene education and water sanitation volunteer. Helen is one of many students at Michigan Tech pursuing a PCMI degree, which allows students to earn a master’s degree while also serving in the Peace Corps. Michigan Tech’s program is the largest in the nation and our students have served in 52 countries around the world.

Civil Engineering Alumnus Named An Associate Of ROWE Professional Services Company

Michael Royalty is a 2005 graduate of Civil Engineering
Michael Royalty is a 2005 graduate of Civil Engineering

Michael A. Royalty, a Michigan Tech Civil Engineering alumnus, has recently been named an associate of ROWE Professional Services Co.  ROWE is a leading consulting firm headquartered in Flint, MI.  Royalty has been employed by ROWE since 2005 as a project manager, overseeing the operations of various road and infrastructure projects.

Civil Engineering Alumnus, Kathryn Lynnes, Is Doing her Part to Cleanup the Environment

Kathryn Lynnes is a 1979 graduate of Civil Engineering at Michigan Tech.
Kathryn Lynnes is a 1979 graduate of Civil Engineering at Michigan Tech.

Inspired to get involved in environmental cleanup following a eye-opening experience in her youth, Michigan Tech alumnus Kathryn Lynnes has spent her career doing just that.  After years of working as an environmental consultant for private industry and municipal government, Lynnes is now the new senior program manager for the Kirtland Air Force Base fuel spill cleanup.  To read more about Kathryn Lynnes, her career, efforts and her baseball memorabilia, visit: http://www.abqjournal.com/699538/news/kafb-gets-major-league-help-on-spill.html