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Over 4,500 students have graduated from the College of Computing and Engineering. Alumni are a very special part of the College of Computing and Engineering community and we are proud of all of them; our graduates have achieved success in industry, higher education, and government.

Our graduates work at major organizations such as Boeing, IBM, Apple, Microsoft, Google, and various United States government agencies, as well as at colleges and universities around the globe in faculty and administrative positions.


Alumni Spotlights

Andrew Seely, M.S.


M.S. in Computer Science


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Ben Sirof, M.S.


M.S. in Information Technology


Read Ben's Spotlight

Catalina Bolaños Sippli, M.S.


M.S. in Management Information Systems


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Diaa Fathalla, Ph.D.


Ph.D. in Computer Science


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Gregory Mintz, M.S.


M.S. Management Information Systems


Read Gregory's Spotlight

Lenis Hernandez, M.S.


M.S. in Computer Science


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Leonard Pounds, Ph.D.


 M.S. & Ph.D. in Information Systems


Read Leonard's Spotlight

Priscila Reyes, B.S.


B.S. in Computer Science


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T.J. Moore, B.S.

B.S. in Computer Science


Watch T.J.'s Spotlight

A Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award is the highest award that an individual can receive from the NSU Alumni Association. The purpose of the award is to recognize alumni who are changing lives and changing the world by demonstrating a record of distinguished service and extraordinary achievement in a particular professional, discipline, organization or community cause. These awards pay tribute to alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their professions and/or community, have great pride for their alma mater, and are committed to advancing the values and goals of NSU.

The College of Computing and Engineering honors our Distinguished Alumni Honorees for their professional and academic achievements as well as their selfless dedication and contributions to communities world-wide.

Distinguished Alumni Achievement Honorees

  • 2018 John “Jack” Freund, Ph.D.
  • 2017 Wayne Brown, Ph.D. 
  • 2016 Laura Downey, Ph.D.
  • 2015 Dawn Beyer, Ph.D. 
  • 2014 James Burrell, Ph.D. 
  • 2013 David Metcalf, Ph.D.
  • 2011 Daniel Hatton, Ph.D.
  • 2010 Robert Urwiler, Ph.D.
  • 2009 Jeffrey Groom, Ph.D.
  • 2008 Frederick Moxley, Ph.D.
  • 2007 Carol Woody, Ph.D.
  • 2006 Dedric Carter, Ph.D.
  • 2005 James Ransome, Ph.D.
  • 2004 Amos Holt, Ph.D.
  • 2003 Donald Lemma, Ph.D.
  • 2002 Giaconda Weiner, Ph.D.
  • 2000 Peter Long, Ph.D.
  • 1999 Ken MacLeod, Ph.D.
  • 1998 Steven Zink, Ph.D.


Giving to the College of Computing and Engineering

Gifts to the College of Computing and Engineering support student scholarships, program development, faculty support, facilities, and much more.

We invite you to make a statement of your support for College of Computing and Engineering by making a gift today. Gifts can be processed online, over the phone, or by mail. Gifts of all sizes are appreciated and may be directed to specific programs within the College of Computing and Engineering.

Giving Opportunities:

  1. Annual Fund
  2. Scholarships
  3. Labs
  4. Planned Giving

If you have any additional questions please contact Susanne Marshall, Executive Director of Development at or call 952-262-3014. 

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