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Engineering student to serve on ATMAE board

Lindsay-Childs.jpgMSU student Lindsay Childs of Hillsboro, has be elected to serve as the student member of the board of directors for the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).

ATMAE is a collegiate accrediting agency and a professional organization with more than 1,000 student and professional members. Childs will serve a one-year term on the organization’s board, beginning in November. Her responsibility will be to represent all student members of ATMAE and to provide a student perspective on issues and changes the board is considering. 

“I hope to gain leadership skills and experiences that I will be able to apply to my future occupation,” Childs said. “Also, I wish to make connections that I will be able to utilize throughout my career.”

Childs is pursuing her Master of Science degree in Engineering and Technology Management and plans to graduate in December 2019. She was nominated for the board post by Dr. Ahmad Zargari, associate dean of the School of Engineering and Information Systems, and was elected by a vote of ATMAE members. 

For more information about the School of Engineering and Information Systems, visit or call 606-783-2418.