Nicole Faulk, Mississippi Power’s vice president of the Customer Services Organization, was named Mechanical Engineering Alumna of the Year on Friday by Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.
The presentation was made at the annual spring awards ceremony for the college’s faculty, students and alumni.
“Nicole exemplifies the best of our high-achieving graduates, not only in an exemplary career but in her relationship with the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering,” said Dean of Engineering Christopher Roberts. “She has served in leadership roles as chair of the Auburn Alumni Engineering Council, and in many other areas as well.”
Faulk holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering at Auburn. In addition to her leadership position on the AU Alumni Engineering Council, she also is a founding member of Auburn’s 100+ Women Strong initiative and the first female to serve on the Mechanical Engineering Advisory Council. She is also a member of the college’s Eagles Society and the university’s Petrie Society.
“I was surprised and very honored to be recognized by my alma mater with this special award,” Faulk said. “Everyone knows how much I love Auburn and the work we are doing in the College of Engineering has the potential to change the lives of students and the future of Auburn Engineering. I am proud of all of the accomplishments and look forward to the amazing things our students will achieve.”
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