The UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has been recognized as an Exemplar Bronze Award recipient by the ASEE Diversity Recognition Program. The program publicly recognizes engineering colleges that make significant progress in increasing diversity and inclusion.
Jonathan Watts, vice president at Watts Architecture & Engineering, came to the University at Buffalo as a transfer student in 1996. He left his previous college because he felt that UB offered a more comprehensive engineering education, and went on to earn his BS in industrial engineering in 2000 and a BS in civil engineering in 2003.
Later this week, over 1,300 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences graduates will sit in anticipation, on the cusp of crossing from student life to adulthood, academia to careers, knowledge to application. While they all share the hope and sadness and pride of the moment, each student arrives with their own unique story of how they got there.