MSU alumnus receives national STEM award

March 7, 2012

Vicksburg, Miss–The Vicksburg District, Corps of Engineers’ chief of engineering and construction division, Henry A. Dulaney, recently received the 2012 Black Engineer of the Year award for career achievement in government.

The award was presented in Philadelphia, Pa., at the Black Engineer of the Year Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) conference that recognizes outstanding STEM accomplishments in industry, education, and government.

Hosted by the Career Communications Group, the conference brings together many chief executive officers, corporate presidents and top leaders from the government, including a strong representation from the Corps’ leadership. It provides an excellent opportunity for professional development, networking and recruiting. It also highlights the impacts of STEM on creating solutions to help meet the needs of the 21st century.

Dulaney is a native of Vicksburg and graduated from Vicksburg High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and master’s degree in engineering management from Mississippi State University. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Mississippi and a graduate of the CP18 Leadership Development Program and the Army Management Staff College Program of Sustaining Base Leadership Management.

He serves as vice-president of the Vicksburg Society of American Military Engineers and is the administrator for its army engineering and construction camp. He is also a member of the Mississippi State University civil and environmental engineering advisory board.
Dulaney serves on the Mississippi Department of Education STEM Task Force and YMCA board of directors and volunteers as a football, basketball and soccer coach at the YMCA.

Dulaney and his wife, Melissa, attend Calvary M.B. Church and are the parents of three daughters and two sons.