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CET major scores national scholarship from ASCE

Marian Alicea, a student in the Civil Engineering Technology (CET) department who is completing a summer internship at the U.S. Department of Energy’s research lab in Oak Ridge, Tenn., has been selected to receive a scholarship awarded annually to no more than 12 students nationwide. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) awarded Alicea the 2012 Samuel Fletcher Tapman Student Chapter Scholarship, which will cover her tuition during the fall 2012 and spring 2013 terms. She also recently received a scholarship from the Atlanta Chapter of Women in Electronics. The Tapman Scholarship is awarded based on academic performance, potential for development, leadership capacity, ASCE activities and financial need. Alicea, a senior, is president of the SPSU Chapter of ASCE.