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State Senator Patrick Colbeck paid a visit to his Alma Mater

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IMAGE:  Senator Patrick Colbeck visits UM Aerospace.

On Friday, January 23, State Senator Patrick Colbeck, paid a visit to his Alma Mater, the University of Michigan. Senator Colbeck graduated for the Aerospace Engineering Department in 1987.

During his afternoon visit, he engaged with several students and successfully flew a drone, amid laboratory tours with Ella Atkins, Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Professor Peter Washabaugh, Professor of Aerospace Engineering. Senator Colbeck is no stranger to the Aerospace Department. He recently facilitated the State of Michigan Proclamation during the Aerospace Engineering’s 100 year anniversary celebration gala dinner on September 20th, 2014. Click here to see more photos of Senator Colbeck’s visit.

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