Class of 2017

ND Energy celebrated 22 graduates this year who completed the requirements for the Energy Studies Minor. A reception and certificate ceremony was held in the Atrium of Stinson-Remick Hall on Friday, May 19. The graduates and their families and friends were greeted by Yih-Fang Huang, senior associate dean for education and undergraduate programs, College of Engineering, and Peter C. Burns, the Henry J. Massman professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, director of ND Energy, and academic advisor for the minor. The invocation was led by Rev. Terrence Ehrman, C.S.C., assistant director for life sciences research and outreach, Center for Theology, Science, and Human Flourishing.

Graduates Mark Grasberger and Andrew Thomas were unable to attend the ceremony. Listed below are the students who received their certificates at the ceremony.

Michael Carillo


Michael Joseph Carillo
Centerport, New York

Major: Accountancy 
Future plans: Auditor at Deloitte

Tessa Clarizio


Tessa May Clarizio
East Lansing, Michigan

Major: Environmental Engineering
Future plans: Pursue master degree in water, waste, and environmental engineering at University College Dublin

Matthew Colturi


Matthew Joseph Colturi
Reston, Virginia

Major: Civil Engineering
Future plans: Building Technology at Simpson, Gumpertz, & Heger, Inc.

Adam Conrath


Adam Daniel Conrath
Indian Head Park, IL

Major: Information Technology Management
Future plans: Technology Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers

Andrew Desantis


Andrew Joseph DeSantis
Cleveland, Ohio

Major: Chemical Engineering
Future plans: Career in manufacturing

Kathryn Georgi


Kathryn Margaret Georgi
San Clemente, California

Major: Environmental Science
Future plans: Consultant at Enterey, Inc.

Sarah Jen


Sarah Gwenevieve Jen
Chappaqua, New York

Major: Finance
Future plans: Financial Management Program with General Electric

John Karas


John Karas
Western Springs, Illinois

Major: Accountancy
Future plans: Audit Assistant at Deloitte

Patricia Kay


Patricia Eileen Kay
Cleveland, Ohio

Major: Chemical Engineering
Future plans: Service with AmeriCorps and Grow Ohio Valley in Wheeling, WV, then employment as an engineer

Erik Maag


Erik Johann Maag
Hopkins, Minnesota

Major: German and Environmental Science
Future plans: Researching renewable energy in Germany

Brian Mccurren


Brian J. McCurren
Maineville, Ohio

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Future plans: Product Development Engineer at Ford Motor Company

Nicole Micelotta


Nicole Brooke Micelotta
Jericho, New York

Major: Environmental Science
Future plans: Environmental consulting, energy auditing, or renewables

Grace Muller


Grace Ballentine Muller
Ruxton, Maryland

Major: Finance
Future plans: Analyst at Goldman Sachs

Ryan Scott Schools


Ryan Scott Schools
Olathe, Kansas

Major: Chemical Engineering
Future plans: Engineer in the manufacturing or development of sustainable energy technologies

Caroline Skulski


Caroline Renn Skulski
Indianapolis, Indiana

Major: Science-Business
Future plans: Clinical Informatics Specialist at Oak Street Health

Wynn Stoxen


Wynn Michael Stoxen
Woodbury, Minnesota

Major: Environmental Engineering
Future plans: Construction Engineer at Clark

Isaac Wappes


Isaac Nathaniel Wappes
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Major: Chemistry
Future plans: Graduate school in materials chemistry at University of Chicago

Jonathan Winkel


Jonathan Kelly Winkel
Peoria, Illinois

Major: Finance
Future plans: Corporate Finance Advisory Associate in Valuation Services at Grant Thornton

Kimberly Wojcik


Kimberly Marie Wojcik
Tinley Park, Illinois

Major: Environmental Engineering
Future plans: Environmental engineering position focused on water resources management, sustainable urban development, or environmental remediation

Madeline Wroblewski


Madeline Marie Wroblewski
Ridgefield, Connecticut

Major: Environmental Science
Future plans: Service with AmeriCorps and then research in ecology