Wednesday, April 04, 2007

IEEE Richmond Section News

Our April Section meeting will be held on Monday, 30 April at the VCU School of Engineering starting at 5:30 PM. The topic of our meeting will be a Student Poster Contest. The contest is open to IEEE student members who attend school in the Richmond Section area. Cash prizes will be awarded in the under-graduate and graduate student categories.

The IEEE Richmond Section mourns the death of Barton B. Cregger, Associate Dean of the VCU School of Engineering, who died Tuesday, 27 March 2007. He was 49. Bart had reached 30 years of active IEEE service this year. He joined IEEE in 1978 as a student member, and became a "full" member of the IEEE in 1982 after completing graduate studies at the University of Virginia. A memorial service for Dean Cregger will be held at 4:00 p.m. Monday, 9 April in the VCU School of Engineering auditorium. Bart is survived by his wife, Norma, his stepdaughter, Julia Atalla, and her husband, Michael Atalla. A scholarship has been established in Bart's memory. Contributions can be sent to Barton B. Cregger Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 843068, Richmond, Virginia 23284.

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