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Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering | Resources for Online Students

The spring 2018 semester is almost over — hang in there for your finals exams and projects! As we get closer to the Spring 2018 Fulton Schools Convocation Ceremony, check out a preview of some of our outstanding graduates.

Nicole Billingsley
B.A.S in Applied Science (Operations Management)

Nicole Billingsley believes there is always room for growth. While working in administration and leadership at Mayo Clinic for the division of cardiovascular diseases, Billingsley has also been a full-time student earning a degree in applied science with a focus in operations management.

Read about all our Outstanding Graduates on May 7 on Full Circle.


Alisha Menon
B.S.E in Electrical Engineering

After three years of hard work, 19-year-old Alisha Menon will graduate with her bachelor’s in electrical engineering. She is especially interested in neural engineering and developing neural prostheses, and has conducted research with researchers at Oregon Health and Science University, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Washington and ASU Professor Hugh Barnaby. In the fall, Menon will attend graduate school for electrical engineering.

Read a quote from Alisha Menon about her experience.


Annabel White
B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering

Annabel White wasn’t always sure she’d be an engineer, but once she made the decision to study electrical engineering through ASU Online she jumped right in. During her studies she was a researcher with the NASA DEVELOP program and worked on a variety of projects, including using satellites to locate native peoples in the Amazon rainforest to predicting storms over Lake Victoria in Africa. She is now participating in an internship at BAE Systems with the option to accept a full-time position after graduation.

Read a quote from Annabel White about her experience.

Doug Kolste
B.S.E in Engineering Management

For nearly four decades, Doug Kolste has worked with Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, an information support organization within the Navy, in San Diego, California. For the past 15 years, he has been working toward his degree. His son Brent’s upcoming graduation with a degree in engineering robotics this spring renewed his dedication. Doug Kolste recently switched to ASU Online to major in engineering management after he discovered that few online engineering programs were offered elsewhere.

On May 9, Doug and Brent will cross the same stage at Convocation, reaching their engineering education goals together.

Read more on Full Circle.


Carl Harris
B.S.E in Engineering Management

Carl Harris completed much of his college studies online while overseas doing his job as an explosive ordnance disposal technician for the Navy in some of the most conflict-ridden regions of the world. He will graduate this spring with a bachelor’s degree in engineering management, with a minor in sustainability.

Watch Full Circle for more about Carl Harris’s journey.