How to Become an Involved Alum
There are many avenues to involvement at AME. Your involvement as an alumnus not only gives back to AME, but it also adds value to you as you network with fellow and future alumni, encourage the next class of AME graduates and continue your journey as a life-long learner.
Donate to AME
Small or large, your donations help AME provide the best education to AME students. Donate by visiting the OU Foundation page and specifying your gift to AME or by responding to the Annual Fund Campaign.
Sponsor an AME Student Team
Our five student teams – Boomer Rocket Team, Crimson Skies Design/Build/Fly, Sooner Off-Road, Sooner Rover Team and Sooner Racing raise their own funds for their annual competitions and many times offer sponsorship packages that provide advertising and other incentives!
Recruit AME Students/Encourage Employers to Recruit AME Students
Don’t forget to send us your job and internship openings. Send information to Samarpita Ghosh, AME Student Services Coordinator.
Employers can also poster jobs through OU Career Services.
Volunteer with the AME Capstone Program
The AME Capstone Program is an essential component to an AME undergraduate education. This semester-long project takes students out of the classroom and places them in a student team tasked with designing a product for a real client. Students must take knowledge acquired during the previous three-and-a-half years and apply it in a real-world setting while improving crucial skills for the workforce such as teamwork, data interpretation, communication, problem solving, ethical decision making, timely project completion all within budget. There are multiple options for alumni involvement in the AME Capstone Program.
To volunteer, contact Dr. Christopher Dalton.
- Guest Judges judge the capstone projects during the Capstone Fair.
- Technical Liaisons serve as mentors and technical advisors throughout semester-long project, working with one team 2-4 hours per week.
- Project Sponsors are companies and individuals who develop an open-ended project for a Capstone Team to complete to the sponsor’s satisfaction. The sponsor provides the funds and materials for the project.
Provide Feedback to AME
AME is constantly looking for feedback from our alumni to help us improve our program, better serve and connect with our alumni and also for accreditation purposes. Send feedback to AME Student Services Coordinator Samarpita Ghosh.
Tell Us About You
Update your OU Alumni information with the online form.
Please make sure your information is up to date in our files. Tell us about your career, update us on promotions and exciting personal achievements, and let us know the places an OU aerospace and mechanical engineering education has taken you. Remember to send pictures!
All submissions should go to AME Student Services Coordinator Samarpita Ghosh.
Receive the Electronic Newsletter
Network with Fellow Alums on AME Social Networking Sites
Join the Gallogly CoE Alumni Group
Volunteer as a Guest Speaker
We’re constantly looking for alumni, either local or passing through the OKC area, to speak to select groups of AME undergraduate and graduate students. Whether it’s a lecture over your area of expertise or round-table discussion about your experience as a professional engineer, consider sharing your knowledge with our students.
Attend Home Football Games with E-Club
The College of Engineering E-Club along with various AME teams can be found in the Engineering Quad on game day. This is a great time for meet and greets between current students and alumni. Don't forget to grab a fundraising grilled burger while you're there.
Stop by for a Visit
Visting Norman? Call the AME Office at (405) 325-5011 to schedule a visit to see our latest facilities, meet our director, and reconnect with faculty.