Jim Bertelsmeyer “A Lambda Chi for Life”
Ken Cage AD 541 Receives Alumni Achievement Award
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Ken Cage AD 541
into the Academy of Chemical Engi-neers in 1996 and is a past presidentof the Academy. He received anHonorary Degree in ChE in 2004.He is also on the MS&T Board of Trustees and is an Honorary Knightin the Court of St. Patrick.
In 2006 Jim donate $500,000 to helpfund the Tulsa Air and Space Mu-seum's new planetarium, now namedthe James E. Bertelsmeyer Planetar-ium. Jim did this to provide a placewhere young adults and children
Bob Berry AD 732, Gerry Stevenson AD 487,
Jim Bertelsmeyer AD 577
and Keith Bailey AD 585. Look for profiles of theseLambda Chi's in future newsletters.
Ken Cage AD 541 will receive theAlumni Achievement Award during
Homecoming’s Miner Legends Ban-
quet on October 8, 2011.Ken graduated MSM in 1963 with aBS in Mechanical Engineering. Hebegan his career with WestinghouseElectric Company in 1963. Ken con-tinued his education by earning hisMS in Nuclear Engineering in 1966, alaw degree from Univ of MO-Columbia in 1971and a Master of Law from George Washington Uni-versity in 1977. These degrees al-could get involved in math and sci-ence programs.In April 2011 Jim made a $5 millionnaming commitment for Bertels-meyer Hall, the new Chemical andBiological Engineering Building atMS&T.In closing, Jim lives by the ideals of Lambda Chi Alpha and has neverforgotten his oath as a loyal brotherof Alpha Delta Zeta. He is a shinningexample for other brothers to fol-low and emulate.lowed him to become involved withthe U.S. Atomic Energy Commissionas a patent attorney. He also servedin the U.S. Energy Research and De-velopment Administration, the U.S.Department of Energy and U.S. Pat-ent and Trademark Office, in bothSpecial Laws Administration and De-signs, all involved with patent issues.He moved into private practice in thefirm of Willian, Brinks, Olds, Hofer,Gilson and Lione in 1989. In 1996,he moved to his current firm, wherehe is a partner, and specifically dealswith litigation for the firm's Intellec-tual Property Group. Ken receivedthe Department of Energy's SpecialAchievement Award for administer-ing contract patent and data provi-sions, and in 1988 received the GoldMedal Award from the Departmentof Commerce for initiating, negotiat-ing, and implementing a patent se-crecy agreement with Japan.He is currently a attorney withMcDermott, Will & Emery in Wash-ington , DC.
Alumni and Active Member Officer Updates.
Since our last newsletter, the Hous-ing Corporation has had a fewchanges: Academic Advisor
ScottGrasman resigned and the chapter islooking for a new advisor. Hi PiTony Siebert graduated with his mas-ters of science and the chapter isseeking a new candidate to fill his
position. The chapter’s new treas-
urer is Andrew Saake AD 1377 andalso replaces Artem Chernyak on theFinance Committee. The new HouseManager is Karch McCoy AD 1372.The new Rho is Josh Noeldner AD1382.Congratulations to these new offi-cers!
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