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History: Firsts of the College

1898 First Graduate

Harry C. Boyd - Bachelor of Industry

 

1913 First Engineering Degree

J. B. Bradley, Sr. (Engr.)

 

1915 First Specific Discipline Degree

 

 

1924 First Mechanical Engineering Degree

James M. Murphy (M/E) (Mechanical/Electrical)
Harold Beckmam

 

1928 First Electrical Engineering Degree

 

 

1942 First Chemical Engineering Degrees

 

 

1948 First Female Engineering Graduate

Virginia Louise Warren

 

1951 First Agricultural Engineering Degree

Leon R. Butler

 

1952 First Petroleum Engineering Degrees

 

 

1956 First Geology Degrees

 

 

1959 First Industrial Engineering Degrees

 

 

1959 First Masters Degree

Henry L. Ehrlich, Jr.

 

1970 First Computer Science Degrees

 

 

1970 First Civil Engineering Technology Degree

Edward C. Dalyrymple, Jr.

 

1970 First Black Engineering Graduate

Roosevelt Hattin, Jr. (ME)

 

1971 First Ph.D.s

 

 

1972 First Land Surveying Technology Degree

Michael L. Hiers

 

1973 First Black Science Graduate

Marietta W. Leonard (Math)

 

1974 First Electrical Engineering Technology Degrees

 

 

1975 First Biomedical Engineering Degrees

 

 

1975 First Information Technology Degrees

 

 

1975 First Petroleum Engineering Technology Degrees

 

 

1977 First Mechanical Engineering Technology Degrees

 

 

1980 First Drafting Technology Degrees

 

 

2005 Nanosystems Engineering Degree Offered

 

 

2007 First Nanosystems Engineering Degree

Josh Brown

 

2012 Cyber Engineering Degree Offered