Outgoing dean Hesham El-Rewini said UND is the only university in the United States, and potentially in the world, offering a full suite of engineering programs for distance education students.
A number of students who are part of the distance education program were in attendance during a recent event to mark the milestone. Outgoing UND President Mark Kennedy spoke at the program and praised the College of Engineering and Mines for its work to bring engineering education to students near and far.
“There is no other university that can celebrate 30 years of distance education in engineering,” he said.
Kennedy said the students should be proud to earn their degree from UND and the College of Engineering and Mines because the school has been so