SHPE President Juan Carlos Sanchez (left) presents gift to College
of Engineering Dean Zorica Pantic-Tanner (center) as current
engineering students look on.
College of Engineering alumni give back to UTSA with scholarship donation
(April 1, 2005)--Four UTSA College of Engineering alumni recently returned to the 1604 Campus to give back to the university that provided the foundation for their successful careers.
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Juan Carlos Sanchez, Miguel Sanchez, Luis Matos and Juan Contreras are officers in the area chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), a national organization that promotes the development of Hispanics in engineering, science and other technical professions to achieve educational excellence, economic opportunity and social equity.
The group donated $4,500 for student scholarships and to support the Prefreshman Engineering Program. A portion of the donation will help establish a UTSA student chapter of SHPE.