SGA president named final four in national student body awards

Dylan John (‘16), president of the University’s Student Government Association (SGA), can now add “finalist in the Campus Legacy 2017 Student Body President of the Year,” a national competition, to his growing list of leadership credentials.

This award, sponsored by the National Campus Leadership Council (NCLC), recognizes an outgoing student body president who has made a resounding impact on campus, exemplifying numerous tenets of strong leadership and the power of student leadership. John, an applied engineering master’s student and future Double Eagle at the University, is among just four of 18 students nationwide to be named a finalist for this award.

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2016 Newsletter – Dr. Mike Jackson

Everyone is invited to read the latest newsletter from our Department Chair, Dr. Mike Jackson:


Georgia Southern Wins Award at ASC Competition

The Georgia Southern Heavy Civil Team participated in the 2015 ASC Region 2 (the Southeast region) student competitions and industry-sponsored career fair. From among the 24 CM programs in this region, six participated in this year’s competition: Georgia Southern, Auburn, University of Florida, Virginia Tech, Mississippi State, and UNC Charlotte. Georgia Southern received “Best Presenter Award.” This was the first time GSU received this award, and it was quite an honor, as only a few universities receive any award in the regular competitions. For more information continue to read here.

DSDA project involving CECM students

Downtown Statesboro Development Authority (DSDA) project involving CECM undergraduate students. For more information, see link here.

Georgia Southern hosts Symposium in Construction Technology & Management – Friday, May 20

Georgia Southern’s Department of Engineering & Construction Management invites students, construction managers, management firms and technology providers to the second annual Symposium in Construction Technology and Management on Friday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center.

This year’s symposium, “Promoting IT and Technology Applications in Construction Management,” will explore using advanced information technologies and automated solutions to improve construction productivity and safety. Participants will learn some of the latest, most interesting and useful tools for local industry and the construction community.

Topics include Building Information Modeling (BIM) education and the value of mobile technologies, cloud-based coordination, practical applications of photogrammetry, surveying and modern laser-based scanning instruments.

Registration deadline is May 16. To register, contact Marcel Maghiar, Ph.D ., assistant professor of civil engineering and construction management, by phone at 480-294-9728 or by email at mmaghiar@georgiasouthern.edu.

Civil Engineering & Construction Management • P.O. Box 8077 • Statesboro, Georgia 30460 • (912) 478-1894