R. Scott Brown   Linda Jean Burney   Maria Del Busto   Andrea Carey   Dominic Caruso   Tan Sri Lim Wee Chai  
                         
  Class of 1986 and 1993 Drexel University
BS Electrical Engineering and MS Engineering Management
  Class of 1979
Charles Sturt University Diploma of Teaching
  Class of 1987
Miami Dade College Associate of Arts Business Administration
  Class of 2000, 2005 University of Victoria
BA (Co-op), Leisure Service Administration, Master of Education, Educational Leadership and Administration
  Class of 1980
Drexel University
BS Accounting
  Class of 1982
University of Malaya
BS Physics
 
                         
  Nominated by
President John Fry
Drexel University
  Nominated by
Professor Andrew Vann, Vice-Chancellor and President
Charles Sturt University
  Nominated by
Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, President
Miami Dade College
  Nominated by
Norah McRae, Executive Director
University of Victoria Co-operative Education
  Nominated by
President John Fry
Drexel University
  Nominated by
Tan Sri Dr Ghauth Jasmon, Vice Chancellor
University of Malaya
 
                         
  Through his co-op positions, Mr. Brown learned the importance of developing strong work bonds with co-workers and customers in order to better learn a job. He still maintains friendships with co-op co-workers. Mr. Brown held three co-op positions at Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO) including as a Test Engineer at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, a Distribution Engineer, and an Engineer in the Electrical Engineering Department. His last co-op led to a permanent position at PECO, known as Exelon Corporation today, where he has worked for the past 27 years and currently serves as Vice President, Marketing Initiatives and Analysis. Mr. Brown is passing on his co-op lessons to his daughter who is currently a Drexel student on co-op.

 

  Linda Jean Burney MP is a member of the Wiradjuri Aboriginal nation and an Australian politician. She was the first Aboriginal person to serve in the New South Wales Parliament. While she began her career in teaching she quickly moved into policy and was instrumental in the development and implementation of the first Aboriginal education policy in Australia. In government, Ms Burney held a number of Ministerial appointments including as Minister for the State Plan and Minister for Community Services. Ms Burney is now Deputy Leader of the Opposition. Ms Burney is a strong supporter and advocate for education and in particular education at CSU. In 2008 she hosted her alma mater when CSU was invited to be the first University to showcase its successes and celebrate the achievements of its alumni.

 

  As the Global Chief Human Resources Officer for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., Maria Del Busto oversees talent acquisition in over 103 countries and handles compensation, benefits, shipboard workforce planning, scheduling, and employee relations for more than 65,000 employees. Mrs. Del Busto obtained an associate’s degree in Business Administration from Miami Dade College and later received her bachelor’s degree in Business, Professional Management and Human Resources. Her industry recognitions include the 2008 Excellence in Human Resources Executive Award, 2010 Top 25 Most Influential Business Women in South Florida Award, and the 2011 Seatrade Investment In People Award. She serves on the board of a number of community organizations.

 

  Andrea Carey is the Director of Operations and Community Engagement for the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence. She holds a BA in Leisure Service Administration and a MEd in Leadership Studies from the University of Victoria and is a Trainer of Fitness Leaders for BCRPA. Andrea was named One to Watch in 2011 by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport and one of the Top 25 Women of Influence in Canada in 2012 by Women of Influence Magazine. In 2013, she received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for her dedication to the paralympic movement.

 

  Mr. Caruso is Vice President, Finance and CFO of Johnson & Johnson. He joined Johnson & Johnson in 1999 through the acquisition of Centocor, where he was CFO. Mr. Caruso’s involvement in healthcare extends beyond his job. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Mr. Caruso is being honored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation this year for his efforts in fighting that disease. Also in 2013, he was appointed to the inaugural CNBC Global CFO Council. While at Drexel, Mr. Caruso held a variety of co-op positions at public accounting firms including large firms and regional firms. He learned that his main interest in public accounting was in the larger, multi-national companies. Mr. Caruso continues to hire co-op students and speak to students about how co-op helped shape his career. Mr. Caruso tells students that it was the co-op education that led him to select Drexel since he knew that he would gain valuable work experience while obtaining his degree.

 

  Tan Sri Lim Wee Chai is the Chairman and Founder of the Top Glove Group of Companies, the largest rubber glove manufacturer in the world. He graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors in Physics from the University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia and a Masters of Business Administration from Sul Ross State University, Texas in 1985. During his undergraduate degree, he spent two months on a work placement at Matsushita Malaysia. Tan Sri Lim has been actively giving back to UM. Top Glove has been offering industrial training placements to UM students, and is currently actively engaged in R&D collaborations with UM researchers. UM students also receive scholarships from the Top Glove Foundation.