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Graduates of the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering are proudly known as Duke Engineers—a title with more than 75 years of history
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Gifts to the Annual Fund are unrestricted—providing for need-based financial aid, hands-on learning, a world-class faculty, and much more!
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Log onto the Pratt page on alumni.duke.edu
Connect With Other Alumni
Submit a Nomination for an Engineering Alumni Award
Do you know someone who is distinguished within their field, a young alumna/us who is doing great things, or someone who has served the Pratt School of Engineering immensely over their lifetime? We need to know about them! Nominations are due January 1 annually.
Join the Duke Engineering Alumni Association
Engage with Students
Be a Mentor
Join our Vertical Mentoring Network—be paired with a student or students, and share your insights on careers and life after graduation.
Be a Technical Advisor
Student project board members and technical advisors assist student teams with engineering questions, and help connect them with outside resources. Browse a list of Duke Engineering student groups.
Advise a Bass Connections Project
Provide technical advice to a Bass Connections interdisciplinary research project team!
Advisors assist teams with technical engineering questions and help connect them with other resources.
Give a Tech Talk or Guest Lecture
Share your expertise with students through a tech talk, guest lecture or panel discussion.
Have a question? Contact Kirsten Shaw »
Provide an Internship Opportunity
Recruiting engineering interns or establishing a new internship program builds your organization's brand recognition at Duke Engineering.
To learn more, contact Kirsten Shaw »
Submit a Student Design Project Idea
Hands-on design is a pillar of Duke Engineering's signature undergraduate experience. Alumni are invited to propose design challenges for student design courses, and to serve as mentors to students working on solutions to design challenges.
Projects can be based on personal or work experience, or be an actual design problem faced by a nonprofit community partner.
Plan Engineering Alumni Events in Your Region
Duke has established regional alumni boards in a number of large geographic regions.
In the Triangle NC region, contact Bob Wescott for additional info on the Triangle Area Pratt Alumni group.
In other regions, visit the Duke Alumni website to find your regional alumni group.
If you're interested in assisting to plan and execute events of interest to engineering alumni in your region, volunteer to participate with your regional Duke Alumni board. Note that nominations are usually due in January, but you can contact your regional board leadership at any time to find opportunities to get engaged.
Serve on the Engineering Alumni Council
EAC members work to develop strategies and programs to engage Pratt Alumni and serve as ambassadors of our great school. Are you, or do you know, a passionate engineering alum? Please submit your nominations by December 1.
Be a Class Agent
Class Agents serve as liaisons between alumni and Duke Engineering.
To become a class agent, please contact Pamela Hanson at 919-660-5130 or email@example.com
Be an Engineering Ambassador
Duke Engineering Ambassadors are part of a select group of friends and alumni of the school who receive media articles, news announcements or student stories from the dean, take advantage of opportunities to tell others how Duke Engineering is doing, and share their thoughts on the school with the dean.
To volunteer or nominate someone, please contact Pamela Hanson at 919-660-5130 or firstname.lastname@example.org