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"Together we will get through these current events, and you all have bright careers ahead of you. You are now engineers and scientists, our newest CSU alumni, and your degree gives you the skills to be resilient and innovative. We are very proud of your accomplishments."
Dean David McLean at Fall 2019 Commencement, Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering
David McLean
Emeritus Dean, Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

Ceremony speakers

Commencement speaker

Jennifer Pfeiffer, Global Director of Operations, Industrial Intermediates and Infrastructure, Dow Incorporated

Jennifer Pfeiffer

Global Director of Operations
Industrial Intermediates and Infrastructure
Dow Incorporated

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Colorado State University.  She is a recipient of the Manufacturing Institute’s Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Production (STEP) Award and serves as the chair for the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering at Colorado State University. 

Jennifer Pfeiffer is currently the Global Director of Operations for the Industrial Intermediates and Infrastructure envelope with Dow Incorporated (Dow).  In this role, she is accountable for translating and implementing the business strategies within Operations across all Industrial Intermediates and Infrastructure manufacturing facilities and technology centers globally. This envelope within Dow represents 60+ manufacturing facilities and over 3400 employees globally.

Jennifer began her career in 1997 as a production engineer with Dow.  From 1997 through 2007, she held many engineering and leadership positions with Dow in the Houston, TX area.   In 2012, she relocated to Midland, MI, where Dow is headquartered, to take on a Business Excellence and Global Supply Chain Director role for the Polyurethanes business. In 2014, she relocated to Boehlen, Germany to serve as site director for Dow’s Olefins site in the region. In 2016, Jennifer relocated back to Midland, MI to take on the role of Technology Center Director and Business Manufacturing Director for Dow’s Performance Silicones business.  She assumed her current Global Director role in 2021.

She is also a proud participant in Dow’s Women Innovation Network and serves on the leadership council for Dow’s Global African Affinity Network.  Jennifer lives in Midland, MI with her husband of 24 years and her two teenage sons.

Alumni speaker

Kori Eliaz, alum, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Kori Eliaz

Summa Cum Laude
2022 BS in Electrical Engineering

Kori Eliaz graduated summa cum laude from CSU in 2022 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.

During her time at CSU, she founded and served as president of CSU’s SEDS (Students for the Exploration of Space) chapter; was a founding member of the FSP Community Program, in which professionals can mentor financially independent college students; served as the sole student member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Curriculum Committee; served as the Communications Lead for ECE Outreach; and continues to serve as a SWE Professional Mentor.

She performed research for Dr. James Cale and was the recipient of the prestigious Astronaut Scholarship in 2021.

Since the summer of 2021, she has been supporting NASA’s Dragonfly mission as a Systems Engineer at Lockheed Martin Space in Littleton, CO. She now works full time at Lockheed Martin Space helping design missions that fly beyond Earth’s orbit and is passionate about introducing young minds to the wonders of aerospace engineering.

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Spring 2022 Commencement Recap

Play Video about The Walter Scott Jr. College of Engineering celebrates its graduates at the Spring 2021 Oval Walk at Colorado State University, April 8, 2021

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Gen. James Dickinson ’85 will deliver three commencement addresses next week. In 2018 he was the keynote speaker at the Veterans Symposium.

CSU alum, Commander of U.S. Space Command to Speak at Commencement

U.S. Army General James H. Dickinson, who has his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Colorado State University, will be our distinguished speaker at commencement. He is originally from Estes Park.