Becoming an Engineer - a story of success

November 4, 2020

Melanie Rohr

UAF alumnus Thomas Hughes was interviewed by Alaska EPSCoR about the challenges and his success on becoming a professional engineer. Hughes is an Alaska Native and first-generation college graduate who received his B.S. in civil engineering and now works at DOT.

Working in Shishmaref, Alaska

Photo: Hughes working on a DOT project in Shishmaref, Alaska. Photo courtesy of Alaska EPSCoR.