MEM is an independent academic program that belongs to both the School of Engineering and the School of Business. The students majoring in MEM graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree conferred by both the School of Engineering and the School of Business.

Top Dog Award

The MEM program has a recognition for our top students. The award is called “Top Dog” since we are all Huskies!

The criterion for an MEM student to be considered for this prestigious recognition is:

  • A graduating senior, or junior, of high academic scholarship
  • A student who freely assists other MEM students in achieving academic success
  • A student who consistently volunteers to serve at Open House and other outreach events
  • A student who treats professors and staff with respect
  • A student who mentors those who aspire to be MEM students
  • An individual who possesses impeccable character and a positive upbeat demeanor that all can aspire to emulate

The Top Dog award is presented at the annual MEM banquet.

Past Recipients Include:

  • Melissa Auman (2019)
  • Kristian Schif (2018)
  • Scott Washburn (2017)
  • William Oldach (2016)
  • Aaron Hagewood (2015)


Scott Washburn Top Dog

Scott Washburn 2017 Top Dog recipient receiving his award.