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Mitchell to lead national organization focused on minority engineering enrollment

Feb. 4, 2013—A Vanderbilt School of Engineering dean will become president-elect of the National Association of Minority Engineering Program Advocates at the organization’s annual conference Feb. 6-9 at Purdue University. Burgess Mitchell, assistant dean for student services, was elected to the two-year term Feb. 1. In 2015 he will begin a two-year term as president of NAMEPA,...

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Multicultural engineering organization honors Burgess Mitchell

May. 1, 2012—Burgess Mitchell, assistant dean for minority affairs in the School of Engineering, has been honored for his leadership of an 11-state region by the National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates (NAMEPA). Region B (West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and Tennessee) was recognized as the 2012 Region...

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Vanderbilt’s NSBE Awarded Small Chapter of the Year

Apr. 19, 2010—Vanderbilt’s National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) chapter was awarded Region III Small Chapter of the Year at the 36th Annual National Convention. Twenty four students and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Burgess Mitchell attended the national convention in Toronto, Canada March 31 to April 4. Vanderbilt’s National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) chapter was...

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