2017 President's Award for Leadership


Award Recipients

Stuart Liburd, Jr

Stuart Liburd, Jr

B.S., Mechanical and Material Science Engineering

Recipient's Bio

Stuart, who is pursuing a dual-degree in Mechanical and Material Science Engineering, has shown excellent leadership and success during his time here as a student.

During his time as a student at Michigan Tech, Stuart has:

  • Served as Vice President of the National Society of Black Engineers
  • Served as President of the Society of African American Men
  • Been an ExSel Mentor
  • Held an internship with the Department of Public Works in the Federal Highway Division
  • Been a Chemistry Learning Center Coach and an Academic Success Coach for the Waino Wahtera Center.

It is clear that Stuart has made a great impact on the Michigan Tech community. He believes a leader must inspire and motivate members of a group to become better individuals, value their contributions, and become equals with their fellow members.

The President's Award for Leadership is given to a student who is chosen from an outstanding group of nominees that have provided leadership for their peers in their activities while a student at Michigan Tech.