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long have you been affiliated with Western Engineering?
Not very long. I just joined the Dean's Office in the Faculty of
Engineering in June 2004. My position is brand new for the Faculty and
is jointly funded by the Department of Communications and Public Affairs.
In my role as Communications Officer, I design, implement and coordinate a
broad range of activities aimed at positioning the Faculty of Engineering as
a progressive, innovative part of The University of Western Ontario to
local, national and international audiences.
What is the first thing you would do
if you were Dean of Western Engineering?
I would continue working on the Green Building project. I think
this project has endless possibilities for faculty, staff, students and
What do you like most about Western
The diversity of the people, the programs and the research.
What was the last book you
Shopaholic Gets Married, by
What have you always wanted
I've always wanted to learn how to play a musical instrument. I'd
love to learn how to play the guitar.
What advice would you give to
someone considering a career in engineering?
Work hard, play hard. Engineering is a challenging, yet rewarding
career. Always remember to take time for yourself and your family.
On a typical day, what would we
find in your lunch box?
$1.35 for a large Tim Horton's coffee.
What is your favourite movie?
Grease and any other movie with John Travolta.
Which engineer (famous or not) do
you respect the most?
Alexander Graham Bell. I'd be lost without my telephone.
Tell us about your favorite spot
The Wave. I love their food.
What is your most memorable
moment at Western Engineering?
My most memorable moment at Western Engineering would have September 10,
2004 - the first
day of classes. When I first started at Western it was summertime, so things were
quiet (for the most part). When September 10 arrived and the
students hit, my world suddenly changed - for the better.
What are you most proud of
accomplishing over the past five years? Renovating my entire house in
less than one year.
If there is someone in Western
Engineering you would like to learn more about or if you would like to be
contact Allison Stevenson via email (firstname.lastname@example.org),
telephone (ext. 82917) or stop by her office (SEB Room 2074). Your comments
and feedback are also greatly appreciated.