GM Foundation Graduate Student of the Year
Deirdre was nominated by her mentee, Kevin Vasquez for her mentoring during his undergraduate research.
This award is not about superlative academic performance or holding leadership positions. This award recognizes a graduate and an undergraduate student who has made a significant contribution to DPE, the College of Engineering, or the lives of others. This award recipient is someone who may have done something innovative, bold, shown bravery, or positively contributed to the college's climate toward diversity.