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GSU Chapter of National Society of Black Engineers Receives Academic Achievement Award at National Convention

Nashville, Tennessee – March 29, 2014 – Several members from the Georgia Southern University Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers travelled to Nashville, TN for its 40th Annual Convention held March 26-30th. With more than 9,000 attendees this year, Annual Convention recognizes excellence among technical professions, corporate, government, and academic leaders in engineering as well as university and pre-collegiate students from all over the world.

Students and professionals took part in many workshops meant to strengthen both soft and technical skills while also having the opportunity to participate in one of the nation’s largest career fairs for minority students. This year’s Annual Convention featured speakers Young Guru, Governor R. Musgrove, Kayla Bonzle, and Pedro Sainz de Baranda along with other exciting entertainment.

In recognition of academic excellence, the Georgia Southern University Chapter of NSBE received an award and $400 for Distinguished Small Chapter of the Year of Region 3. Last year, our chapter received a prestigious award in the amount of $5,000 for Distinguished Small Chapter of the Year in the Annual Mission Competition Awards and one of our members was honored with the BP Scholar Award of $2500 for their outstanding academic accomplishments.
We are extremely proud of our members and wish for the continued success of the Georgia Southern University Chapter.

For questions regarding this press release or the Georgia Southern University Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers please contact Kiara McCrary at gsunsbe.president@gmail.com.

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