New possibilities

After nearly 20 years at her previous institution, Nesli Alp decided it was time for a new challenge. Meet the new dean of State’s College of Technology.

BY Betsy Simon

Tammy Tucker, ’92

This mechanical technology grad supports her alma mater by serving on the Females in Technology Advisory Council.

BY Mallory Eherenman

Aleyda Flores, ’16

Born and raised in Honduras but most recently living in Indianapolis, Aleyda Flores, is a computer engineering technology major and an active member in the “Females in Technology” program. This past summer, she earned a distinctive summer internship opportunity in New York. “Ms. Flores has a great personal story to tell,” said Steven Stofferahn, associate professor of history.

BY Indianastate

STEM together

Women make up almost half of the U.S. workforce and have been the bulk of bachelor’s degree recipients since 1988. Still, women account for only about one-fourth of workers in science, technology, engineering and math careers.

BY Betsy Simon