Oregon State to Induct Southland Industries EVP into “Academy of Distinguished Engineers”

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 20:00

Portland, OR

Oregon State University’s College of Engineering will induct Jay Culbertson, Executive Vice President of Southland Industries, into its “Academy of Distinguished Engineers” at the 2019 Oregon Stater Awards.

Now in its 21st year, the awards celebrate achievements at the frontiers of engineering and honor alumni and industry partners whose contributions exemplify Oregon State’s leadership over the past 150 years.

“I have always considered it an honor to give back to an institution that has given so much to me, and my company,” said Culbertson, an alumnus and longtime donor. “I firmly believe in what OSU is doing —and it isn’t just football. It’s about the exceptional quality of the education the school provides and the tremendous impact College of Engineering graduates are ultimately making in the community and across the state and country.”

This year’s ceremony will be held Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the Portland Art Museum.

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About Oregon State University
Oregon State is an international public research university that draws people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. We go wherever the challenges are, push ourselves to the very edge of what’s known and keep going. We are determined to forge solutions. We are diverse and welcoming. We embrace our responsibility to Oregon and the world, building a future that’s smarter, healthier, more prosperous and more just. We see what could be and have worked relentlessly for 150 years to make it so. 

About Southland

Founded in 1949, Southland Industries is one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing innovative yet practical solutions through a holistic approach to building performance. Advocating a design-build-maintain model, Southland specializes in the design, construction, and service of mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, process piping, automation and controls systems, as well as comprehensive energy services needs. Offering standalone services as well as integrated solutions, Southland’s in-house experts remain connected, sharing knowledge and information in order to produce the results that have earned Southland its unmatched reputation as one of the top design-builders in the nation. As a company that has always prided itself on innovation and collaboration, Southland continues to pave the way as an industry leader in sustainability and energy efficiency so as to improve the way buildings are designed, built, and maintained. For information, please visit southlandind.com.

Media Contact: Dan Navarrete, Vice President, Marketing and Communications

703-834-5570 • DNavarrete@southlandind.com

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