GM TEP graduation

By Website Administrator | Mar 21, 2003

Thursday, March 27, 25 Kettering graduate students will receive their master's of science degree in Manufacturing Operations and another 45 students who participated in post-graduate course work at Kettering will receive their certificates in Lean and Flexible Production Systems.

Thursday, March 27, 25 Kettering graduate students will receive their master's of science degree in Manufacturing Operations and another 45 students who participated in post-graduate course work at Kettering will receive their certificates in Lean and Flexible Production Systems during the 16th annual General Motors Technical Education Program (TEP) Commencement Ceremonies. The event will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at theTom Davis Auditorium of the Pontiac Centerpoint Campus North in Pontiac, Mich.

The keynote speaker for commencement ceremonies will be Troy A. Clarke '78, group vice president of GM Manufacturing and Labor Relations. In addition, William M. Beaumont, executive director of Technical Development for SAAB, will give the welcome address. Robert A Kruse, executive director of Vehicle Systems at GM, will offer closing remarks as well.

Kettering University is among several prestigious universities that boast affiliation with GM through the company's TEP Program. Some of these institutions include Purdue University, the University of Michigan, Michigan Technological University, Carnegie Mellon University and Indiana University.

The TEP Program is General Motors' award winning, corporate-sponsored education program. Founded in 1984, the TEP has a history of changing and evolving to reflect the needs of employees, GM and its customers. Through partnerships with top-ranking universities throughout the country, the TEP brings high quality education to GM employees by incorporating a blend of distance learning techniques, such as video, the Internet, CD-ROM, video streaming and live lectures. For more information on the GM TEP program, visit http://tep.gm.com. For more information about Kettering University's Graduate Studies and Corporate Connections, visit www.kettering.edu/graduate.