2016 Builder's Awards celebrate young alumni volunteers

In March, the Builder's Awards Celebration honored Akilah Mance ’05 (Jones) and Kate Gunn Pagel ’05 (Lovett) for all that they do as Rice alumni and volunteers to strengthen the alumni community and the university.
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Dan Morales '89 and Jake Nyquist '18 make professional connection through Owl Edge Externship

“Interacting with Dan was one of the highlights of my summer,” said Jake Nyquist '18 of his Owl Edge Externship at eBay in the spring. “I am beginning to understand more about what goes into starting and following a career path. Before this summer, I didn't really understand how ...
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MATT HARRIGAN ’07 PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR CURRENT STUDENTS

Matt Harrigan ’07 brings startup entrepreneurs together under one impressive roof as managing director of Grand Central Tech in New York City. When Harrigan hosted bioengineering major Andy Zhang ’18 at Grand Central’s Manhattan offices through the Owl Edge Externship program, he showed a current student (and an aspiring entrepreneur ...
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Michael and Janet Scott announced as chairs of the 2015–2016 Parent Leadership Council

The 2015-16 Parents Leadership Council will be chaired by Michael and Janet Scott, parents to Zack Scott ’17 (Sid Rich). Janet and Michael, who live in Davidson, N.C., have been active volunteers for the PLC and the Rice Annual Fund for several years. Michael also is an active participant ...
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Lidya Osadchey '81 gives student a bird's-eye-view of life as CEO

As an undergraduate at Rice, Lidya Osadchey ’81 was offered every opportunity to learn, achieve and make a difference in the world. Through Rice’s pilot Owl Edge Externship program, she channeled her experience and knowledge as CEO of ESCAPE Family Resource Center to Rice students who hope to follow in her footsteps.
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Rice ARA President Donald Bowers discusses volunteerism at Rice

Donald Bowers ’91 really enjoys working with Rice students and takes every opportunity to do so. Whether as the president of the ARA, as a member of the R Association, or as vice president at the Houston Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, he actively tries to connect ...
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