Kettering No. 2 In Mechanical Engineering, Top 25 In Its Class

Kettering University’s engineering programs continue to fare well in the annual “America’s Best Colleges” guide, produced by U.S. News & World Report.

Kettering’s Mechanical Engineering program retained its No. 2 ranking and overall, Kettering’s engineering programs were again ranked in the Top 25 in the category “Undergraduate Engineering schools, whose highest degree offered is a bachelor’s or master’s.“

Said Kettering President Stan Liberty: “This recognition is particularly noteworthy given the region’s ongoing economic challenges. I applaud the outstanding work of our faculty and staff in providing the outstanding learning environment that bring this national recognition to our campus.”

To read more about the 2011 rankings, visit: http://www.kettering.edu/visitors/storydetail.jsp?storynum=3033

Said K. Joel Berry, professor and head of Kettering’s mechanical engineering program: “The mechanical engineering faculty and staff are extremely proud of this national acknowledgment. We have worked very hard over the last 10 years to provide a program that is relevant and attractive to our students and society in general. We will continue our expanded focus on innovation and entrepreneurship, hands-on experiential learning, pre-college programs that provide pathways for junior high and senior high students, and applied research programs supporting faculty scholastic development.”

More at www.kettering.edu.

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