Inventing The World

Kettering University out-ranks Stanford and Carnegie Melon in alumni inventors.

study, by economists from Harvard University, MIT, the London School of Economics, Stanford University and the U.S. Treasury, analyzes the backgrounds of patent-holders nationwide to determine shared characteristics of inventors. In a portion of the study looking at the education of patent-holders, Kettering University was fourth in producing alumni who hold patents – trailing only MIT, CalTech and Harvey Mudd.| Read More


P5. Leaders in Applied Research

Kettering University faculty members received two National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grants totaling more than $500,000 to purchase equipment for faculty and student research. The grants are among 11 National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation awards the University has received since 2012 — more than any university in Michigan during that time. | Read More

P13. The Future of Mobility

No matter whether vehicles have an internal combustion engine or a battery, they need to move. That’s where Delphi Technologies comes in. Mary Gustanski ‘85 has taken on the role of Chief Technology Officer for the new company when Delphi Automotive became two separate entities: Aptiv PLC and Delphi Technologies PLC. | Read More

P16. Promoting Diversity

Tony Prophet ‘82 believes that in any career choice, following a passion is key. In his case, his career and experiences impressed upon him the importance of fighting for equality. Prophet, who became Chief Equality Officer for Salesforce in 2016, found an opportunity to take his passion to the next level and focus on people. | Read More

Kettering University's Philanthropy Report from 2017 is full of great stories about our donors and corporate partners.

Gary ‘70 and Kay Cowger reach giving milestone, lead charge for the Learning Commons

“I’d encourage people to take a look at how Kettering has influenced their life and think about how your dollar can influence the lives of the young people just starting at Kettering now,” said Gary Cowger ‘70 | Read More

Chemical Engineering Gets Boost to Lab Space, Equipment, Thanks To Donors

“The Charles J. Strosacker Foundation is pleased to help provide a new laboratory space to Kettering University. The unique education being offered to students takes them to the work place prepared for today’s continually changing world,” said Bobbie Arnold, President and CEO of the Strosacker Foundation | Read More

Keep Me Kettering Scholarship Helps Student Pursue Dreams

“I visited Kettering and saw the clubs and small campus atmosphere that I was looking for. More importantly, it was the hands-on experience and the ability to just get to work that attracted me to Kettering. I wanted to be in the workforce as soon as possible. I know how important that is,” said Ezra Ramirez ‘18. | Read More