ACET mentoring events Nov. 9 & 10

Register by October 31 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 9 and 10.

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

ACET members in attendance at the 2017 conference include: 

  • Mary Peery, former senior vice president, Hewlett Packard
  • Phil Carmack, VP/GM of Emerging Products, Google
  • John Wheatley, VP of development, Symphony Homes
  • Steve Moser, commercial manager, ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company
  • Marc Foulkrod, CEO, Avjet Global Sales
  • Nancy Patton-Ferrell, founder and principal engineer, Patrell Engineering
  • Clayton Patch, director - fab, IM Flash Technologies
  • ...and many other similarly accomplished individuals and their spouses.

Students can participate in two events:

Mentoring Dinner for Seniors – Thursday, November 9, 2017 6:00-8:15 p.m., Hinckley Center Assembly Hall

Senior students and their spouses, if applicable, are invited to attend a dinner where they are personally mentored by ACET members. Dress is professional.  Please visit by Oct. 31 to register for the senior event. Seating is limited and the event fills quickly.

Department Activity – Friday, November 10, 2017 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. 10, 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

3290 WSC

Mechanical Engineering

5519 WSC

School of Technology -- MET & IT

410 CTB

School of Technology -- CFM, TES, ID 130 B-66

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

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