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Marquette University Alumni Association

College of Engineering Award Recipients

Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award

Bruce A. SpannBRUCE A. SPANN, ENG '80

For all that Bruce has achieved professionally, he says making his employees’ lives better gives him the greatest satisfaction. As president and CEO of Spann & Associates, LLC, he takes that opportunity every day.

Professional Achievement Award

Berwyn, Pa.

Bill knows a thing or two about the telecommunications industry. For more than 30 years, he has been a part of it with many of the industry’s major players and today serves as president of Comcast Business for Comcast Cable.

Entrepreneurial Award

Randol R. SpauldingRANDOL R. SPAULDING, ENG '83
West Bend, Wis.

Randy’s company, Spaulding Clinical Research, strives to create a world of safer drugs and be a technology leader in making hospital-quality cardiac care affordable to all of God’s children.


Service Award

Jim ShawJAMES G. SHAW, ENG '63
Mequon, Wis.

“Do all your work,” Jim’s young daughter once told him. So he did that —and more — during his prolific career in the water field and in service to Marquette and civic organizations.

Young Alumna of the Year Award

Brookfield, Wis.

As a neuro-oncologist at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Jennifer considers it a privilege to care for her patients, who often have been given an incurable diagnosis, focusing on improving their quality of life and the goals they wish to accomplish despite their disease.