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SAE International Recognizes Three Collegiate Branches for Outstanding Work

WARRENDALE, Pa., March 28, 2012 - SAE International has honored three of its collegiate branches with the Honeywell Outstanding Collegiate Branch Award.

The award recognizes SAE Collegiate Branches for exemplary performance in the areas of technical meetings, networking opportunities, SAE Collegiate Design Series teams, membership and recruitment, and community service programs, like A World In Motion®. This award was established in 1963 and is administered by the Education Branch.

Collegiate branches are judged on several factors, including membership, organization, planning and finances; meetings; projects; involvement; and innovation. 

The three collegiate branches receiving the honor are:

· Class 1 - Michigan Technological University SAE Collegiate Branch

· Class 2 - Milwaukee School of Engineering SAE Collegiate Branch

· Class 3 - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona SAE Collegiate Branch

SAE Collegiate Branches are defined as a group of students at a given university that have a Faculty Advisor, 25 or more paid student members for at least three years in a row, and have submitted a slate of elected student officers to SAE International. Class 1 includes branches with 75 or more student members; Class 2 includes branches with 50-74 student members; and Class 3 includes branches with 25-49 student members.

For more information about the SAE International Honeywell Outstanding Collegiate Branch Award, visit http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/awards/branch/ or email pr@sae.org. 

SAE International is a global association of more than 134,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

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