Driven to succeed
Jackie Marshall DiMarco, chief engineer for the longtime
best-selling Ford F-150 pickup, downplays being the first woman
to hold the position in the truck’s 60-plus years of
Women fill about 20 percent of engineering jobs at major automotive companies. That figure has remained steady in recent years, she said, noting that the percentages are lower for women at the management level of the firms.
DiMarco studied mechanical engineering at Ohio State, with an eye to working in the biomedical or construction industries. But it was her involvement with the university’s Center for Automotive Research during her junior year that defined her future. Read more....
Civil Engineering alum lived his football dream
Today the co-owner of Pipe Line Unique Services in Texas, Bob
Hyatt ran for the winning touchdown against the Penn State
Nittany Lions in Happy Valley 37 years ago. He shares stories
about his days with Woody, his days learning engineering, and
that special fall day in 1976.
Read the full story here. Go Bucks!