Richard R and M Raine Veronesi Endowed Mechanical Engineering Merit Scholarship

This endowed fund was created by Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, Richard R. Veronesi, Class of 1961, and Mara M. Veronesi, Class of 1985, in recognition of Professor Veronesi’s many years of service and devotion to Western New England.  The scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Mechanical Engineering who has demonstrated financial need and maintains a cumulative and major GPA of 3.9 or higher.  The scholarship is renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the scholarship criteria. Richard R. Veronesi taught Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering for nearly forty years, receiving the Excellence in Teaching Award in 1998 and attaining the title of Professor Emeritus upon his retirement in 2002.