Alumni National Awards

Opus College of Engineering

Opus College of Engineering Awards Conferral
Thursday, June 2
Reception: 5:00 p.m.

Conferral: 5:30 p.m.
Alumni Memorial Union
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TruskowskiDistinguished Alumnus of the Year Award
Brian J. Truskowski, Eng ’81 u
Ridgefield, Conn.

From the first time he touched a keyboard in high school, Brian Truskowski has had a passion for computers and engineering. Forty years later, that passion led to a rewarding career that saw him travel the world, serve as IBM’s CIO, be appointed to the U.S. President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee and mentor to Marquette students.

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YangProfessional Achievement Award
Dr. Michael X. Yang, Grad ’91, ’03
Morrisville, Penn.

Following his passion to create novel medical solutions that serve to improve quality of care and patient outcomes, Dr. Michael Yang has been working in the medical device industry for the last thirty years. From interventional cardiology, pacemaker and ICD electrode designs, catheter design and manufacturing to orthopedic implants and neurosurgical products, Michael’s influence in the medical field is far reaching and only continues to grow.

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YangEntrepreneurial Award
Victor B. Szczerba, Eng ’89
Atherton, Calif.

As CEO and co-founder of Yeti Data, a start-up that enables companies dealing with large amounts of complex data to understand what is driving results in their marketing campaigns, Victor Szczerba, is leaving his mark on Silicon Valley and quite possibly each of our lives as well.

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BordenYoung Alumna of the Year Award
Gretchen Noth Borden, Eng ’03, Grad ’07
Wauwatosa, Wis.

She may be the Young Alumna of the Year, but Gretchen Borden has already packed a lifetime of achievements into her career. At Harley-Davidson Motor Company where she has spent her entire professional career, she has quickly moved up the ranks to chief engineer. Her impressive corporate climb is matched only by her strong and active relationship with her alma mater.

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u Celebrating their Marquette Reunion

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