A group of 40 enthusiastic middle school students took mock
computer science courses this summer as part of the University at
Buffalo’s Liberty Partnership Program’s “I
Can” residential summer program.
UB’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences gave its
highest honor, the Dean’s Award for Achievement, to Ann
Wegrzyn (BS IE 1985; MBA 1990) for her substantial contribution to
the practice of engineering and the applied sciences and for her
exceptional professional career.
UB CSEE alumni Michael Lesakowski (MS ’08) and Peter Merlo
(BS ’93, MS ‘98); UB staff member Steven Roder; and
their team of 40 hockey players helped raise $1.2 million for
cancer research at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI).
UB-ASCE student teamwork builds bridges—and more—to
help reach career goals. "If you watch the students in action,
you see their leadership ability or their intensity or commitment,
and that's better than an interview," says industry advisor Larry