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Student Spotlight: Ryan Brown Lifts Off

Ryan Brown will begin his career in Mission Control for NASA after graduating Dec. 20 with a degree from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Brown majored in computer engineering.
Ryan Brown will begin his career in Mission Control for NASA after graduating Dec. 20 with a degree from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Brown majored in computer engineering.

Lifting Off: One Student’s Journey from Dropout to Mission Control

Interview with Ryan Brown, graduating computer engineering senior at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

On December 20, Ryan Brown will walk the stage and flip his tassel with more than 100 other graduates: a senior like any other stepping into the wide world beyond. Brown was never an ordinary college student, though. Beginning his academic career with a GED and eight years in the army, he is the epitome of nontraditional.

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