Author and Alum – Michael Paddock (’87, ’88) to Present

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Join Michael Paddock, PE, PS (’87, ’88) on Tuesday, June 1 from 2-3:00 pm EST, as he presents his book Bridging Barriers: How a Community Changes Its Future with Help from Engineers Without Borders USA Volunteers.

Paddock brings to us a true story about “the trials, tributations and successes of the engineers and community members who gave new hope to Garrucha”. The book details the work that students from Milwaukee’s Marqutte University Engineers Without Borders (EWD) program used to contruct two life-changing projects, a bridge and a water project, for the rural community of La Garrucha, Guatemala.

Learn about what drives Paddock to focus on a life of service, lessons on community-building, and important insights as to what it takes for a project to be sustainable. The invaluable takeaways can be applied to everyone’s personal and professional lives.

Paddock’s service to others earned him the honor of being selected as the recipient of the 2020 Humanitarian Award by the Alumni Board of Directors.

You can learn more about Michael Paddock and his book, Bridging Barriers, here.

Tune in via ZOOM on Tueseday, June 1 at 2:00 pm EST for the live presentation and Q&A at https://michigantech.zoom.us/j/87289829499

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Heather Sander, Assistant Director – Alumni Programming at hesander@mtu.edu or 906-487-2466.


One Comment on "Author and Alum – Michael Paddock (’87, ’88) to Present"

  • Alexandre
    June 3, 2021 at 2:17 pm

    I’m reading Michael Paddock’s book and I’m finding it a very pleasant and dynamic read, I recommend it.

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