Alumni Ambassador Program

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The MISSION of the FEF Alumni Ambassador Program (AAP) is to advance the relationship between FEF, its Alumni, current students, Key Professors, and Friends through a program that fosters a spirit of loyalty and promotes the mission of FEF.

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FEF would like to provide all alumni the opportunity to continue to be connected to FEF following graduation all the way through work experience and into retirement. As a participant in the Alumni Ambassador Program you will be able to: network with former classmates and industry acquaintancesguide students and AFS Student Chapters at FEF universities and colleges, and connected to the FEF brand. 


SERegional alumni
Alumni & Current Students Enjoyed a Night Out at SE Regional


MagArt 3 and FB2
Over 160 Alumni & Current Students Joined Us at Skyview Atlanta (CastExpo)


Trine Open Foundry Night

VA Tech Alumni & Current Students at CastExpo

 Become part of the new FEF Alumni Ambassador Program!



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Peggy Jones (University of Michigan)
Senior Project Engineer
General Motors

Peggy is a 1982 grad from Michigan with a major in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering. She also received her MSE and PhD degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Dayton where she studied Titanium Aluminide Castings.


Peggy's first industry job was with GE Aircraft Engines where she helped introduce 2 single crystal casting alloys. For the past 21 years, Peggy has been with GM and is currently a Senior Project Engineer. She looking forward to retiring this summer when she will become an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at FEF affiliated school Saginaw Valley State. She will be joining Key Professor Robert Tuttle and working with the SVSU AFS Student Chapter.


Peggy also spends time volunteering for Foundry-in-a-Box demonstrations and is involved with ASM Teachers Camps & K-12 STEM outreach.




We look forward to keeping in contact with you for many years to come. We are interested in your continued involvement in the metalcasting industry and want to assist you in any way that we can so that you are successful. We would also like to highlight alumni on this page as well as our Facebook page. If you are willing to update your work information and interests, please click here to fill out a short form.


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