Alumnus Logan Riley

Logan Riley, Computational Modeling and Simulation Engineering, Babcock & Wilcox

As a student at The University of Akron, Logan Riley (B.S. Mechanical Engineering ’12) invested significant time and energy in the Aero Design Team. Riley, who works a Computational Modeling and Simulation Engineer at Babcock & Wilcox, says the student design teams at Akron help students develop skills that you can’t necessarily acquire in the classroom – teamwork, leadership, and even a business sense. 

To him, that’s something worth investing in. Full story

Richard (Dick) and Joanne Grigg

Mr. Richard (Dick) Grigg and his wife Mrs. Joanne Grigg consider themselves blessed to have the opportunity to support causes that have a direct impact on individuals, and that is exactly what their commitment of $125,000 to the College of Engineering will do.

The Griggs’ contribution will help the college continue "producing job-ready engineers in greater and greater numbers to meet the demand for excellence that exists in the market today," says Richard Grigg, retired executive vice president at FirstEnergy. Full story