How much must one person care about their alma mater for their name to appear in two places? Ask John Tickle.
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John D. Tickle—a longtime supporter of UT and a member of the College of Engineering’s board of advisors—is past president of ACMA, met with IACMI and ACMA members.
Today, UT alumnus and Strongwell Corporation founder John D. Tickle helped dedicate the new engineering building named in his honor—a state-of-the art and much-needed addition to UT’s fastest-growing college. The ceremony also commemorated 175 years of engineering at the university and forty years of diversity programs. John Tickle and his wife, Ann, joined Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek, UT President Joe DiPietro, and other officials to celebrate the building.
The College of Engineering has awarded its most prestigious honor, the Nathan W. Dougherty Award, to the namesake of its new building, John D. Tickle. Tickle is in the company of other award recipients such as IBM’s Mark Dean, who helped invent the first computer keyboard, and Howard Chambers, a vice president at Boeing.
The Knoxville News Sentinel gives readers an inside look of UT’s John D. Tickle Engineering Building, now under construction. The $23.1 million, 110,000-square-foot building will be the second engineering building to go up on campus in as many years. The college, however, has seen such enrollment growth in the last five years — a 37
An inventor, a connector, a legend. These are just a few of the outstanding alumni who were honored by the university at its alumni board of directors awards dinner on Friday, September 7. UT recognized eighteen outstanding alumni in four categories: Alumni Promise Award, Alumni Service Award, Alumni Professional Achievement Award, and Distinguished Alumni Award, which is the highest honor given.