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Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Distinguished Faculty Advisor Award

Spencer Harp, an instructor in the Mechanical Engineering department at Georgia Southern University, was one of eight educators nationwide honored recently by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) for their service to SME and their student chapter in advancing manufacturing knowledge, education and SME’s 2017 Strategic Direction.

The honorees are faculty advisors to student chapters of SME. Spencer Harp has served in this capacity since the fall of 2012. Mr. Harp is one of two recipients to ever receive the award twice, once in 2012 and most recently in 2014. Since his involvement, the student chapter has gained national recognition for the chapter’s rapid growth, visited several regional industries, and served as a mechanism to place students into industry.

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