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Gulfstream Donates $175,000 to New Manufacturing Engineering Program

Georgia Southern has announced a significant contribution from Gulfstream to support research and education at the University.  $100,000 of the funds will go to advance the infrastructure of the new Manufacturing Engineering program.  The money will also help develop the MfgE curriculum and purchase equipment to ensure that students have the benefits of solid, hands-on experience. Students will also benefit from an additional $75,000 earmarked for co-op programs and internships.  “Gulfstream’s gift to support he program bolsters not only the company’s long-standing relationship with the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology, but also demonstrates how important this new program is to train professionals for local and regional industry,” said Mohammad Davoud, Ph.D., P.E., Dean of the College.  “Gulfstream’s future depends on the strength of tomorrow’s workforce,” said Mark Bennett, senior manager, Community Investment at Gulfstream.”

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