On March 12th, Dr. Donna Dean and Ms. Cindy Simpson will conduct TWO workshops on best practices in mentoring for undergraduate and graduate student leaders. Faculty, staff, and community members are also invited to attend. The mentoring workshop will encourage all to learn strategies for successful mentoring and networking for today and for one’s career. Dr. Dean is the Executive Consultant to the Association for Women in Science and Career Consultant for the American Chemical Society and Ms. Simpson is the Chief Business Development Office for the Association for Women in Science.
Makayla Elliott's projected graduation date is May 2019. She will be the first African-American female to graduate Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in Mechatronic Engineering, Engineering Technology. As Makayla continues to push toward the finish line she can attest to the power of determination and resilience she developed early on in her academic career to compete in a male dominated industry. Makayla has already accepted a position with a major chip and soda company in the region. Way to go Makayla!