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UT Tyler Recognized at ATMAE Technology Meet

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November 19, 2018

Media Contact: Beverley Golden
Senior Director of Media Relations
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler announced today that university representatives were recognized at this year's Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference.

UT Tyler senior industrial technology major Billy Pyle of Tyler placed second among nearly 60 students nationwide in the "Industrial Technology IQ" competition, a Jeopardy!-type trivia contest featuring topics such as manufacturing, electronics, drafting, lean management and energy and safety.

"This was just the second year the student chapter competed in contests at the conference, and we are extremely proud of Billy and the entire student chapter for their hard work and representing UT Tyler this year," said Dr. Roger Lirely, UT Tyler Soules College of Business interim dean.

For lifelong contributions to advancing technology professions, Dr. Mark Miller, professor and department chair, received a distinguished service award from Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT), an honor society for technology professionals. Associate professor Dr. Mohammed Ali, UT Tyler Longview University Center industrial technology program coordinator, received the 2018 EPT-Rudisill Scholarship for his support of ATMAE.

Internationally accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the UT Tyler Soules College of Business offers students engaging learning environments rooted in personal service and UT System excellence. As UT Tyler's largest college, the Soules College of Business serves nearly 2,700 students and is comprised of five academic departments and seven business-focused centers.

A member of the prestigious UT System, The University of Texas at Tyler focuses on student success and innovative research in the more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered. With more than 10,000 students, UT Tyler has facilities in Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston.

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