Don Metzler

Dear Alumni and Friends of Oregon Tech:

Many of you may be aware of the recent passing of Professor Don Metzler, a beloved member of the CSET department at Oregon Tech for over 30 years. Don, along with Lew Jones, helped develop the Software Engineering Technology program at Oregon Tech. Don served as department chair of the CSET department for many years providing leadership within the department as well as the university.

Personally, Don had a profound influence and impact on my life. He was my teacher, advisor, mentor, colleague, and dear friend. His unwavering support of the CSET students inspired me to become a teacher myself. I cannot think of a better way of to honor Don’s commitment to students than with this scholarship.

Please consider joining me in contributing to Don’s legacy at Oregon Tech with a gift to the Don Metzler Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship will be awarded to students in the CSET department, and with your help of funding to an endowed level, it will benefit students for generations to come. 

Your charitable donation can be made at – simply use the drop-down menu and select Donald Metzler Memorial Scholarship. You can also send a check to: Oregon Tech Foundation, 3201 Campus Dr, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 – Don Metzler Memorial in the memo line. 

Thank you for your help in carrying on Don’s legacy at Oregon Tech!


Todd Breedlove





Todd Breedlove

Professor, Department Chair

Computer Systems Engineering Technology

Oregon Tech