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Bechtel Provides Continued Support for Cullen College Programs

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Lindsay Lewis
John Duty, executive vice president of Bechtel, Inc., presents Dean Flumerfelt with a check for scholarship support on behalf of the Bechtel Group Foundation.
John Duty, executive vice president of Bechtel, Inc., presents Dean Flumerfelt with a check for scholarship support on behalf of the Bechtel Group Foundation.

Cullen College distinguished alum John Duty (1969 BSME), executive vice president of Bechtel Oil Gas & Chemicals, Inc., presented a gift to the college on behalf of the Bechtel Group Foundation to provide scholarship support for several of the college’s diversified programs and organizations, including University of Houston student chapter of The Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES).

Bechtel, Inc. has been a long-time supporter of the university, giving to educational outreach and development programs, among others, for nearly 40 years. The company also participates in the college’s annual Engineering and Technical Career Fair to recruit graduating students for future employment.

Duty was honored as one of the college’s distinguished alumni in 1997. He currently serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board and the Cullen College of Engineering Research Foundation Board of Directors.

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