Parks Today Magazine

Learn about the latest college news, fellow alumni, current student accomplishments and department research.

Parks Today is the college newsletter featuring stories from alumni and highlighting college news. 

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PARKS TODAY // FALL 2013

In this issue of Parks Today, Parks Alum, Capt. Brandon Cordill shares his experience as a U.S. Marine Corps Blue Angel; the first generation of Parks College Civil Engineers celebrate notable accomplishments; five new faculty members who are advancing their fields are highlighted; SLU students find new ways to think outside of the box with leading entrepreneurial and innovation programs; and SLU confers the first Ph.D. in Aviation in the world to Damon Lercel.

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Parks Today - Winter 2013

PARKS TODAY - Winter 2013 ISSUE

In this issue of Parks Today, Parks College welcomes Dean Theodosios Alexander, Sc.D.; new programs take flight in the Aviation Science Department; world-changing research programs are led by six faculty members; alum and member of the NASA Curiosity rover team, Fernando Abilleira (Parks ‘00, ‘01), helps land a spacecraft on the surface of Mars; and Maj. Ladde Mayer (Parks ‘60) reflects on his long and accomplished career.


Parks Today - Winter 2012

PARKS TODAY - Winter 2012 ISSUE

In this issue, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering professor Sridhar Condoor, Ph.D. was awarded a $1.7 million grant from the Kern Family Foundation to promote an entrepreneurial mindset and innovation in engineering; Parks College Presidential Scholars continue to chart successful career paths; Parks graduates William Carrier & Keith Leverkuhn are named engineering Vice Presidents at the Boeing Company; and we host the Youth Gateway to Aviation event providing Boy Scouts a first-hand aviation experience.


Parks Today - Summer 2011 

PARKS TODAY - SUMMER 2011 ISSUE

In this issue, Parks College faculty and staff are recognized for their dedication and commitment to academia; spring semester events such as the National Engineers Week, Billiken B.E.A.M.S., and the Earthquakes: Mean Business events are highlighted; a student built nanosatellite is poised for launch into space in spring 2012; and the Foster sisters share an engineering bond and passion to impact the world in a new way.


Parks Today - Winter 2010

PARKS TODAY - WINTER 2010 ISSUE

In this issue, Phil Ligrani, Ph.D., is named the Director of Graduate Programs; we introduce new faculty and staff into the Parks College community; the Grand Challenges Scholar Program is launched at SLU; Biomedical Engineering assistant professor, Jessica Wagenseil, D.Sc. receives research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH); and our 2010 Alumni Merit Award Recipients are announced.


Parks Today - Summer 2010

PARKS TODAY - SUMMER 2010 ISSUE

In this issue, as the college heads into the next decade, it builds on its success and prepares for a bright future; local business leaders come together to discuss the business of energy; student research projects addressing global issues are highlighted; and two airline captains and former college roommates unexpectedly reunite.