This article was originally published by ECE.
We are pleased to announce that Elena Veety, a teaching assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering is the 2019 recipient of the George H. Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award from the College of Engineering.
I’m very honored to be recognized, and I want to thank all the folks who nominated me and wrote recommendations on my behalf.Dr. Elena Veety
Veety is the operations and education director for the ASSIST Center. She has shown an extraordinary commitment to advising, assisting, and mentoring undergraduate students.
The award recognizes faculty members who consistently and willingly give their time and effort to advising, counseling and mentoring students and assisting student groups. It is also a continuing memorial to George H. Blessis, a faculty member whose interest in undergraduate education and advising serves as an example today.
“I’m very honored to be recognized, and I want to thank all the folks who nominated me and wrote recommendations on my behalf,” expressed Veety. “It’s certainly very rewarding to hear that my work is having real and positive impact! It’s been a pleasure working in such a supportive environment both in ASSIST and ECE, and I look forward to continuing a successful career here at NC State.”
Candidates are nominated by their department and are selected by the College of Engineering Teaching and Advising Awards Committee. The awardee receives $1,000 and a certificate, and the recipient’s name is engraved on a permanent plaque displayed in Page Hall, the administrative building for the College of Engineering.