Alumni Corner: Dan Martin

DAN MartinDan Martin was a little surprised to hear that he would be presented with the outstanding young alumnus award at this year’s STEM Awards dinner.  The graduate of Youngstown State University, now a leader in Lubrizol Company, attended the dinner with his wife Amy.

Dan started at YSU in Industrial and Systems Engineering and graduated in 2003. Since YSU has such flexible programs, he decided to attend YSU again and earn his masters degree.

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The Fifth Annual STEM Awards Dinner

2013 Awardees

Youngstown State University College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics proudly honored and celebrated alumni, community partners and educational partners at the Fifth Annual STEM awards dinner on February 21, 2020 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center.

The 2013 awardees were Theodore Burke, James Cossler, Daniel Martin, John Scott, and Dr. Thomas Stellers with guest speaker Matthew Mrakovich who presented the college with a $15,000 donation from General Electric.  Mr. Mrakovich, a YSU grad with a Bachelors of Engineering, won The Edison Pioneer Award.  Since joining GE in 2001, Matt has twenty-six issued patents and was given the award because of his technical contributions, which has made a significant impact on the current, and future, vitality of General Electric. Continue reading

The 5th Annual STEM College Awards Dinner

    Make your reservations now for the 5th Annual STEM College Awards Dinners to be held on Thursday, February 21, 2020 in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center, Youngstown State University. The STEM College Awards are presented to STEM distinguished alumni, educators and community leaders as we celebrate both our past achievement and future challenges.

Award recipients this year are:

Outstanding Alumnus:  Jack Scott, AST2
Outstanding Alumnus:  Ted Burke, Ajax Tocco Magnethermic
Outstanding Young Alumnus:  Dan Martin, Lubrizol
Outstanding Community Partner:  Youngstown Business Incubator/Jim Cossler
Outstanding Education Partner:  Austintown Local Schools/Tom Stellers

We are also pleased to be able to recognize Mr. Matthew Mrakovich, General Electric Technology Manager, Outdoor Fixtures, who is a recipient of G E’s Edison Pioneer Award and will be making remarks during the ceremony.

The evening includes a reception beginning at 6:00 PM, followed by a buffet dinner at 7:00 PM, with awards will be presented at 8:00 PM. The event is open to the public. The cost is $30 per person or $300 for an event sponsorship and a reserved table for 8 guests. Advanced registration only. Please download the reservation form and RSVP by February 8, 2020 to Jenifer Miller, 330.941.4635 or jamiller10@ysu.edu.

The Fifth Annual STEM Awards Dinner

Youngstown State University College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is hosting its Fifth Annual STEM Awards Dinner on Thursday, February 21, 2020 from 6pm-10pm. The event showcases past achievements and the future potential of alumni, educators, and community leaders.

The event will be held in the Chestnut Room in Kilcawley Center. the cost is $30 per person or a corporate table for eight at $300 per table. The Fifth Annual STEM Awards Dinner is open to the public

For reservations and further information, please contact Jenifer A. Miller at 330.941.4635 or jamiller10@ysu.edu.

STEM Awards Dinner

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012, was the evening for the Fourth Annual College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Awards Dinner, at Youngstown State University (YSU). The event, which has grown tremendously since its induction, acknowledges the success of exceptional STEM alumni, and friends of the college, who have demonstrated a commitment in furthering the accomplishments of YSU STEM students.

This year, there were seven awardees honored. In the outstanding alumni categories were Harry Bircher, professor of geological and environmental sciences at YSU; Dr. Peyman Givi, mechanical engineering and petroleum engineering professor at the University of Pittsburgh; Matt Ragan, Senior Controls Engineer at Lockheed Martin, in Akron, Ohio; and Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Babcock & Wilcox Co., Mary Pat Salamone.

Dr. Connie Hathorn, Superintendent of Youngstown City School’s was honored as the outstanding education leader. Moreover, Roger and Gloria Jones of Fireline Inc. and The OH, WOW! Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology, in Youngstown, Ohio, were awarded outstanding community partners, for their dedication to YSU and the Mahoning Valley.