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Class of ’66 grads honored at ME’s 2016 graduation

June 12, 2016

Special thanks to the Class of ’66 graduates who joined us at this year’s graduation celebration! The following alumni were honored with a 50th reunion reception and recognized during ME’s graduation ceremony; a hosted luncheon followed the festivities:

Back row left to right:
John Nylander, MS
Robert Cline, MS
Allen Storaasli, BS
Martin Snoey, MS
William Trippett, BS
Front row left to right:
Gerald Hughes, BS
David Utela, BS
Robert Gerttula, MS
William Thayer, MS
Michael Spann, BS

For 2015-16, ME awarded nearly 160 bachelor’s degrees, 68 master’s and 21 doctoral degrees to graduating students.

This year’s graduation address was delivered by Dave Marver, CEO and co-founder of VICIS, a company spun off from ME research that has developed an innovative helmet designed to minimize concussions on the football field and in other contact sports.

For those interested in information about future 50th reunion gatherings and other ways to stay connected with ME, please contact Sue Brennan at