Anyone who have ever walked with the very beginning of Moser Hall has noticed the analysis lounge that has been nicknamed the “FishBowl.” On Friday, October 18th, 2013, Mrs. Patsy Bakos, her son Dr. Jason Bakos, and her granddaughter Jade attended the unveiling ceremony that dedicated the “Fishbowl” since the “Dr. Jack D. Bakos Jr. Student Collaborative Lounge.”
The class of YSU alumni were going to continue the dedication to YSU which had been started by Dr. Bakos. Dr. Bakos was noted for his passion for his students and constantly took pride within their accomplishments.
“He changed the climate around him wherever he went,” Mrs. Bakos said.? “He changed the world by educating students and sending them out into world compare unique car features.”
Mrs. Bakos, and also funding the renovations for that lounge, also established a memorial endowment from the name of her husband. The endowment may be for members of ASCE to fund their projects and competitions. Dr. Bakos was the initial advisor for any student chapter called the biggest advocate for student competitions, including the concrete canoe race. There is also a second endowment for student scholarships.
“I want to make sure that they would contain the funding they needed in the longer term to stay to reach your goals within these endeavors,” Mrs. Bakos expressed.
Dr. Jack Bakos, who deceased in October of this past year, was really a professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering focused upon serving his students. For 36 years, he acted for a role model and promoted learning for his students. Dr. Bakos have also been the department chair for 21 years.
While at YSU, Dr. Bakos received many awards, such as the Distinguished Professor Award for Teaching and Scholarship, and also student-awarded Engineering Professor of the Year more. Dr. Bakos’s awards expanded above the campus boundaries. He was awarded the Outstanding Service award via the American Society of Civil Engineers, in addition to the Outstanding Civil Engineer Award by the local branch of ASCE.
In item winning awards, Dr. Bakos has also been published in numerous acclaimed journals. He wrote several articles about communication skills in the engineering field, together with articles about multimedia girls in engineering.
“In 1997 he wrote a post on “Communication Skills for any Modern day.” Believe to honor his memory as opposed to offer the students an advanced collaborative lounge?” Mrs. Bakos said.