Verizon's Donnie Stiles presents check to Duane Dunlap.

Donnie Stiles (center), local manager in the Franklin area for telecommunications company Verizon, presents a check to Duane Dunlap, head of Western’s department of engineering technology. Also on hand to examine some of the new equipment were Tom McClure (far right), director of Western’s office of federal and state relations; Noelle Kehrberg, dean of Western’s College of Applied Sciences; and Bradford Sims (far left), director of the construction management program.

VERIZON GIFT TO GIVE CONSTRUCTION
STUDENTS ACCESS TO LATEST TECHNOLOGY

CULLOWHEE - Donnie Stiles, local manager in the Franklin area for telecommunications company Verizon, recently presented a check in the amount of $10,000 to Duane Dunlap, head of Western’s department of engineering technology.

Verizon’s gift to the university is providing funding for the purchase of equipment that will be used by construction management majors in a construction survey layout course, including electronic total stations and prisms.

“With these instruments, students will have access to the latest technology for building layout, whether it is for an office building, hospital, highway, industrial facility, or even a house,” said Bradford Sims, director of the construction management program.

For more information on the Construction Management program at Western, please contact program director Dr. Bradford Sims at (828) 227-2175 or Email bsims@email.wcu.edu.











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