Dual Computer and Electrical Engineering Major Earns National Recognition

Stephanie Jones ’18 ECE receives the 2017 Black Engineer of the Year Award for Leadership.
Stephanie Jones ’18 ECE receives the 2017 Black Engineer of the Year Award for Leadership.

Junior Computer and Electrical Engineering major Stephanie Jones was recently recognized at the BEYA (“Becoming Everything You Are”) STEM conference and in the DiscoverE “New Faces of Engineering” program. At the BEYA conference she was presented with the 2017 Black Engineer of the Year Award for Leadership, and the National Society of Black Engineers nominated her for the New Faces of Engineering College Edition.

In addition to her regular academic activities, Stephanie serves as president of Villanova’s chapter of NSPE and is a member of the Black Cultural Society, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and the College’s IEEE chapter. She is also a CEER PEER, hosting weekly office hours to tutor fellow engineering students. She tutors for the University’s multicultural office as well. This year, Stephanie served as the senior off-campus chair of activities for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service committee.