Seventy-three-year-old Dewey Pihlman tells the Duluth News Tribune what his plans are after graduation (with honors) from Lake Superior College with an associate’s degree in computer design engineering and machine technology:
“I’m going to do my own job search. I want to find an exciting job where I’m going to want to be at work every day.”
The Navy vet may be a new graduate, but he’s not green: He owned his own tool-and-die business for three decades, so he has been around the block.
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.