West Tennessee STEM Hub Spotlights Nisha Powers

Q: How did you select your college major?

A: My dad is a Civil (Environmental) Engi-neer, and he influenced my decision to con-sider engineering. I have always enjoyed math which is a significant portion of the en-gineering curriculum. Also, I had a special interest in Civil Engineering because it had such a broad reach which I thought would allow me to be versatile. I also liked the idea of contributing to the quality of life of my community.

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