Alumni Testimonials

Jeffrey Brown

Master of Civil Engineering
, Class of 2015
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My father is an alumnus, NU 1966, so I have known about Norwich as long as I can recall. The reputation and quality of alumni in the engineering field is excellent!
Jeffrey Brown, Class of 2015
Master of Civil Engineering
Construction Management

Q: “Tell us about yourself, Jeffrey.”
A: "I live in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, North Carolina. I have a wonderful, hard-working wife and six children! My family and friends enjoy the outdoor activities the mountains provide - hiking, fishing, whitewater kayaking."

Q: “What is your current employer?”
A: "I have owned a consulting engineering firm for 10 years, located in Asheville."

Q: “Why did you choose Norwich, how did you learn about it?”
A: "My father is an alumnus, NU 1966, so I have known about Norwich as long as I can recall. The reputation and quality of alumni in the engineering field is excellent!"

Q: “What makes Norwich unique?”
A: "The unique – and rich – military history, along with the school’s reputation of high academic requirements!"

Q: “How have you grown personally or professionally as a result of your education?”
A: "Personally, accomplishing the work was very satisfying and well worth it! Professionally, it will open doors and new markets for my company."

Q: “Please tell us about any examples where you were able to put your knowledge to work immediately at your job.”
A: "A direct benefit has been a new knowledge base in which to approach our projects and the organization of those projects in a more defined and manageable way."

Q: “What aspects of your Norwich experience will you carry most strongly with you?”
A: "I think the school motto sums it up, 'I will try.' The work load is tough, but to carry on with the Norwich spirit, complete the program and earn my master's degree is an experience and accomplishment that I take pride in."