Life has been good to OSU alumni Mike and Judy Gaulke. So when it came time to determine how they would share their good fortune, they chose the institutions that had been meaningful in their lives, and topping the list was Oregon State University.
The Gaulkes have pledged $3.5 million to create the Michael and Judith Gaulke Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at OSU. This endowed faculty position fund is the largest to date for the College of Engineering. The inaugural chair will be awarded to OSU electrical engineering professor John Wager, an award-winning teacher and dedicated researcher.
Cory Cunningham graduated from OSU with a degree in construction engineering management. While serving two tours of combat in Iraq with the United States Marines, Cory saw the devastation of the country’s infrastructure firsthand and correlating clean water problems plaguing the Iraqi people. In 2009, he combined his passion, drive, and determination to start a company that is helping millions of people gain access to much-needed resources. Continue reading →
I am pleased to share with you the OSU College of Engineering’s 2011 Annual Report, which you can read by visiting engineering.oregonstate.edu/2011annualreport or clicking on the image below. I hope the stories of our exceptional people inform you of the good work we do and inspire a sense of commitment to your College of Engineering. As always, we appreciate your support.
Scott A. Ashford
Oregon State University
College of Engineering
A substantial gift from the estate of deceased Associate Professor of Geotechnical Engineering Jerry Yamamuro (’76 CE), will generate about $27,000 each year to support geotechnical engineering graduate students. More…