Awards and Rankings
September 3, 2015
Kennedy was nominated and approved by unanimous vote from the ASCE board. According to ASCE Oregon president Jason Magalen, those awarded best exemplified dedication to profession, public service and continuing education.
During his 19-year tenure at the University, Kennedy has created more opportunities for Shiley School of Engineering students to work and study abroad. With the help of UP’s Study Abroad Office, engineering students have numerous opportunities to study abroad in places such as Salzburg, Austria.
Kennedy has worked with students on major research projects both in the Shiley Hall labs and in the field. Kennedy has worked and traveled internationally with students to help provide people access to clean water.
In honor of his dedication to the University’s mission of service and leadership, Kennedy was honored with the James Culligan Award, the University’s highest faculty honor, in 2012.