UCOR visit to Benedict College

Benedict College Career Development Services hosted our partner UCOR on February 22 and 23, 2023. UCOR conducts federal supersite cleanup activities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and at the Y-12 National Security Complex and East Tennessee Technology Park. It acts as the Department of Energy’s prime contractor for environmental cleanup. UCOR has hired two Benedict College students in the past year.

Discussions by Dr. Witty, Deans Dunn, Carter-Francique, Garner and Mr. Brian Love, and Dr. Furrer focused on Benedict’s academic programs and workforce development capabilities. Day 2 featured a corporate presentation and an outstanding s panel of students from Business, Engineering, and Social Work.

Pictured rear L-R: Dr. Robert Garner, Dean School of Science and Engineering, Mr. Darris K. Upton, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs Manager, UCOR; Mr. Brian Love Executive Director Career Services, Front L_R: Dr. Jessica Furrer Associate Professor and Program Head Environmental Engineering, Ms. Dari Gabriel Environmental Scientist/Engineer I, Environmental Compliance, Benedict College Class of 2022; Ms. Sierra Generette, Environmental Justice & Public Engagement, not pictured Mr. Robert Williams, Evaporator System Engineer, UCOR.

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