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Graduate Student Alumni Spotlight

Industrial Management

Everett ThompsonStudent Name:  Everett Thompson

Program: Masters of Science Industrial Management

Hometown: Henderson, TX

Undergraduate Institution: UT Tyler (Bachelors), Community College of the Air Force (Associates)

Graduation Year: 2015

Why did you choose to attend UT Tyler?

UT Tyler is a local University with a small community feel, but has the name and recognition of a large university. UT Tyler has the program that works with my career progression and I have been able to apply my classroom knowledge into my current position at Ingersoll Rand – Trane.

What are your career goals and how does your graduate program support them?

I plan to work my way up the corporate ladder and maybe become a plant manager or higher in my career endeavor. I enjoy working in manufacturing and Industrial Management has been the perfect program for me.

What do you like most about UT Tyler?

I have enjoyed all the professors I have worked with and they all seem to be knowledgeable in their areas. It is quiet with some beautiful scenery. The programs are varied and have prepared me as a student to succeed in my future.

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