ACET mentoring events Nov. 13 & 14 for juniors and seniors

Register by Nov. 4 to be mentored by successful professionals

Students in the Ira A. Fulton College will have the opportunity to be mentored by successful professionals as part of the college's Advancement Council for Engineering and Technology (ACET) conference November 13 and 14.

ACET members are friends and alumni of the college that have a wide variety of professional and leadership experiences.  Many have served as CEOs, vice presidents or founders of their companies. 

ACET members in attendance at the 2014 conference include: 

  • Mary Peery, former senior vice president, Hewlett Packard
  • Phil Carmack, former CEO, Aptina Imaging
  • Gary Brown, VP of HR, PulteGroup/Pulte Homes
  • Myron Jones, former president and CEO of NMB Technologies
  • Cal Alexander, former VP Global Operations, BD Medical
  • Nancy & Doug Ferrell, founder and president, respectively, Patrell Engineering
  • Clayton Patch, process engineering manager, IM Flash Technologies
  • ...and many other similarly accomplished individuals and their spouses.

Students can participate in two events:

Mentoring Dinner for Seniors--Thursday, November 13, 2014 6:00-8:15 p.m., WSC Garden Court

Senior students and their spouses, if applicable, are invited to attend a dinner where they are personally mentored at the table by an ACET member from their discipline. Dinner will be followed by one 50-minute breakout session where students can ask ACET members questions about a variety of topics. Dress is professional.  Please visit by Nov. 4 to register for the senior event. 

Department Activity--Friday, November 14, 2014 1:00-2:00 p.m., Various locations

Each department and the School of Technology will host their own mentoring events for junior-level students.  The ACET members will provide students with advice on a variety of topics, including career preparation, leadership and more.  Dress is business casual.  Space is limited, so please check with your department to register

Department Event, Nov. 14 1:00-2:00 p.m.


Chemical Engineering 381 CB
Civil and Environmental Engineering (EngT 231 class--must be in class to attend) 254 CB
Electrical and Computer Engineering 3223 WSC
Mechanical Engineering 3238 WSC
School of Technology 240 CTB

For more information, please contact Krista Tripodi, communications manager, at or (801) 422-3948.

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