Outstanding Alumni from the School of Technology
The School of Technology at UCM would like to recognize some of our outstanding alumni who have graduated from our programs. Many of our alumni have continued their pursuit of excellence and have achieved accolades, outstanding successes, and achievements in their work careers. We would like to commend them for their success and to give them the opportunity to talk about their experience at UCM.
If you are an alumni and would like to be recognized for your achievements or tell us how a degree from the School of Technology at UCM helped you achieve your goals, please contact our web site administrator, Lydia Cruse.
Kudos to Distinguished Alumni
Read about Marie Nelson Masakayan's magical career in the Winter 2010 edition of UCM's "Today" magazine . Marie is a 1989 graduate of the Graphic Arts Technology Management program. She is now Vice President of Global Creative Operations for the Walt Disney Company.
Automotive Technology Management Alumni
"An ATM degree from UCM not only provided me with the technical knowledge required for today's automotive industry, but also provided me with the necessary skill set to effectively communicate this knowledge to industry and non-industry personnel alike. This has been key for the various customer service roles I have lead for the Cummins Engine Company over the last seven years"
Preventative Maintenance Account Manager
Cummins Central Power, LLC
Kansas City, MO
"The ATM program at Central provided me the confidence to take a lead position in GM's Advanced Technology Program by instilling a
strong sense of current automotive knowledge combined with the curiosity to stretch that knowledge to new limits. The degree I received opened up
a broad set of possibilities for me to help sustain my growth in the industry even 16 years after I graduated."
Stephen F Marlin
Driver Relationship Manager
(GM) Fuel Cell Activities
"Thanks to the UCM, I have been able to pursue a great career as a factory representative with the largest automotive re-manufacturer in the US, Jasper Engines and Transmissions. While attending UCM, I was able to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in today’s automotive industry. I would not be positioning myself as a leader in the automotive market if not for the instruction, application and atmosphere that found only at UCM."
Factory Representative - Houston, TX
Jasper Engines and Transmissions
"The Automotive Program at UCM provides a foundation built on common sense and solid technical knowledge. These qualities have been critical as a I
have progressed through business the past 17 years."
Director, North American Marketing
"Since graduating UCM in 2004, I’ve had many successes with my career, ultimately leading to my current position as a District Parts and Service Manger with American Honda. The technical knowledge and experiences I gained through UCM have been invaluable in helping me achieve these goals. I would recommend UCM’s School of Technology to anyone who is looking for a rewarding career in the automotive industry."
District Parts and Service Manager
"The professional level of quality instruction from a
caring staff within UCM's Industrial Technology program has given me the
knowledge and understanding of key manufacturing related concepts allowing
me to be more effective and confident while allowing more opportunities in my employment."
Senior Process Improvement Specialist
"Thank you to UCM for experience and higher education which has led me to the great career I have now."
“The MSIM degree directly contributed to my career success by widening my options in an extremely lean job market. I believe my degree from UCM was instrumental in setting me apart from other candidates during my job search."
North Chicago VA Medical Center
"I would like to thank the people who supported me while completing my degree online. Thank you all."
Revenue & Reservation Manager
"My master's from UCM provided a solid basis for fact-based decision making, economic analysis, and sound management principles that help me in my every day duties."
University of Louisiana
Lafayette's Manufacturing Extension Partnership
" My years at UCM are among my best memories. The master and doctoral degress have contributed to my career success. The internship through the program allowed me to demonstrate superior problem solving and communication skills."
Dr. Sophia Scott
Industrial and Engineering Department
Southeast Missouri State Univesrity