Student and Alumni Spotlights

Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science offers online programs that not only put you in control of your future success but also support you along the way. Students choose to join an online Engineering program for a variety of reasons, including live online classes, dedicated faculty, and cutting-edge techniques. Our students and alumni are driven, outstanding professionals from across the nation, and we would love for you to get to know a few of them.

Jamie Clark
Practical Knowledge,
Actionable Results

Operations/Test Analyst II at JT4

When Jamie Clark’s company offered to fund his master’s degree, he knew it was an opportunity to take his career from analyst to engineer. Explore how Syracuse University is helping him make a confident leap toward success.

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Tess Thoresen
Developing a Focused

Software Engineer

When she realized how much she appreciated the software that powered the world, Tess Thoresen decided to pursue a master’s in computer science. Learn more about how her challenging experience has been extremely rewarding.

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Abram Metzgar
Finding a Balance

Software Developer at Equus Software

Abram Metzgar wanted a program with the academic structure he needed to learn while still prioritizing the flexibility necessary for his lifestyle. See how Syracuse University offered the perfect mix, along with the skill set he needed to land a role as a software developer—even before graduation.

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Myron Darryl Amparo
Bringing His Skill Set to the Classroom

Network Operations Center (NOC) Engineer I at Box Inc.

With an already successful engineering career, Myron wanted to shift his focus to educating tomorrow’s engineers. Discover how he plans to transfer his new skills in building and supporting software to enriching students’ minds.

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Jonathan Ennis
A New Kind of Service

Operations Chief at Marine Air Control Group-28

Although he was retiring from the military, Jonathan Ennis still wanted a fulfilling career that would make the world a more secure place. He found that and more with Syracuse University’s M.S. in Cybersecurity program.

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Carl Poole
Forging a New Path

Software Engineer at Playmaker CRM

Developing tech-savvy solutions can be a very creative process, and Carl Poole is passionate about bringing that innovation to the forefront. His master’s degree in computer science from Syracuse University gives him the confidence to keep reaching.

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Aaron Meche
Starting a New Chapter

Associate Software Developer at IBM

Aaron Meche has been captivated by computers and technology since a young age, beginning with his very first Nintendo gaming console. This love for computer systems led him to explore a course on the topic in his third year at Baylor University. While Meche loved the course, he couldn’t switch his degree because he was nearing the end of his undergraduate journey.

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