Student Organizations

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME is the student chapter of a 120,000 member international professional society focused on technical, educational and research issues of the engineering and technology community.

Contact Info: Brian VlcekVisit Website

Eagle Motor Sports (Formula SAE and Mini Baja)

Georgia Southern’s racing team that participates in international competitions that involve designing, building, testing and racing a formula style race car as well as an off-road baja vehicle. These annual competitions, sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), are extremely competitive, and are an excellent way to build skills and professional connections as engineers.

Contact Info: Spencer HarpVisit Website

National Society of Black Engineers

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) mission is “to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.”

Contact Info: Earl B SmithVisit Website

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

The mission of the student chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers at Georgia Southern is to enhance student education, to provide an interface between students and industry, and to increase students’ marketability in the workplace.

Contact Info: Spencer HarpVisit Website

Society of Women Engineers

SWE strives to serve as a driving force to establish engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations, and to be recognized for their contributions both as engineers and as leaders.

Contact Info: Rocio Alba-FloresVisit Website

Pi Tau Sigma International Mechanical Engineering Honor Society

Georgia Southern University’s chapter of Pi Tau Sigma, Georgia Southern Beta Iota, was founded at the Pi Tau Sigma National Convention at The University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign on February 28th, 2015. Pi Tau Sigma is the International Mechanical Engineering Honor Society. Pi Tau Sigma members are chosen on a basis of sound engineering ability, scholarship, personality, and probable future success in their chosen field of Mechanical Engineering. The objective of Pi Tau Sigma is to encourage and recognize superior scholarship, to foster the high ideals of the engineering profession, to stimulate interest in coordinating departmental activities, to promote the mutual professional welfare of its members, and to develop in mechanical engineering students the attributes necessary for effective leadership and civic responsibilities.

Contact Info: David CalamasVisit Website • Chapter Website

Last updated: 1/7/2019

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