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Lura Griffiths

Lura Griffiths

Alumna, Class of 2010

Why did you choose Oregon Tech?

While at OIT, I was able to participate in internships with Energy Trust of Oregon, and PECI, which eventually led to a job at graduation. The internship opportunities with OIT are exceptional.

What do you like best about your major?

I would tell new students, “Don’t be afraid to ask for help - especially the first year. Use tutors and study groups as much as you need to.”

What would be your dream job in your major?

My senior project focused on passive/active solar design and energy efficiency for residential home developments.

What’s your favorite thing to do off campus?

After graduation I want to design and analyze commercial building energy systems.

What’s your most memorable moment on campus?

I like OIT for the small college atmosphere, and the accessibility of the professors to the students!