Contact: Ellen Sterner
SMU News & Media Relations
(214) 768-7650

Jan. 27, 2003

BARBARA D'AMICO NAMED DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE AND ALUMNI RELATIONS FOR THE SMU SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

DALLAS (SMU) --Barbara D'Amico has been named director of corporate and alumni relations for the SMU School of Engineering.

In this position, she will be responsible for increasing industry involvement with the school as well as maintaining ties with the school's more than 12,000 alumni. A particular focus of her work will be developing the school's Industry Scholars program, which gives qualified undergraduate students financial aid for up to four years of study plus on-the-job internships with sponsors during their junior and senior years. She also will be marketing the school's new executive master's degree programs in engineering.

D' Amico previously served as associate director of the MBA Career Management Center at SMU's Cox School of Business.

She may be reached at 214-768-1334 or by email at bdamico@engr.smu.edu


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