NSBE 1st GBM

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NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS
(NSBE)
NSBE-UDEL 1st General Body Meeting
Membership Drive
WHAT IS NSBE?
NSBE HISTORY?
Founded in 1975 at Purdue University.
 Chicago Six
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 Stanley
Kirtley, Edward Coleman, John Logan,
George Smith; Brian & Anthony Harris
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First National Convention in 1975
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students from 32 schools, rough draft of 1st
national constitution, national symbol, six
geographical regions,
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Incorporated in 1976 as non-profit organization
THE SYMBOL
Composed of the torch and lightening bolts
THE SYMBOL
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Torch symbolizes our
everlasting burning
desire to achieve
success in this
competitive society and
to affect a positive
change on the quality of
life for all people.
THE SYMBOL
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Lightening bolts
represent the striking
impact that will be felt by
the society and industry
due to the contributions
and accomplishments
made by the dedicated
members of the society.
MEMBERSHIP TYPES
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NSBE Jr. (PCI ) Member
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Pre-college individuals who
see exposure to science,
technology, engineering,
and mathematics (STEM)
fields
Collegiate Member
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Undergraduate and
graduate students majoring
in at a collegiate institution
or graduate level students
who majored in STEM as
undergraduates
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Alumni
Extension/Technical
Professional Member
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Working professionals and
graduate students who
majored in STEM.
Seek to fulfill NSBE's
mission via avenues for
networking and professional
development while giving
back to the community.
*NSBE Graduating Seniors Your first year of AE
membership is free!
NSBE CURRENTLY
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Largest student run
organization in US
450 collegiate, alumni,
and pre-college initiative
chapters
6 geographical regions
with international
chapters
27 conferences yearly
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2 National magazines
1 Professional
magazines
7 KEY BUSINESS AREAS
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NSBE programming is
centered around
Provide structure for
NSBE
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Academic Excellence
Technical Excellence
Leadership
Communications
Financial Vitality
Cultural and Community
Awareness
Continuous Education
and Career Access
NATIONAL DIRECTIVES
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Academic Excellence
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Academic improvement
on all levels of
membership.
Improve members
academic reporting,
performance, and
recognition
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Pipeline Development
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More concrete method to
impact our community
Positively affect every
level of membership from
PCI to alumni
REGION 2: “THE DEUCE”
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One of the six
geographical regions of
NSBE
States include: PA, DE,
DC, MD, VA, WV, NC, SC
Approximately 4400
members
Zones: End, 0, Terror,
Comfort, and DANGER
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Best Region Because:
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Home 2 Nation’s top
universities
Close proximity to top
engineering firms
PRE-COLLEGE INITIATIVE (PCI)
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Our way to reach back to
students in elementary
and secondary schools
Currently partnered with
local high schools in the
area
Mentor, tutor, educate
students about
engineering and science
fields
Prepare students for
transition to college
Contact Kwame Warrick for more
info
[email protected]
STEP TEAM
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Team the competes on
campus and at
conferences
Atmosphere for
members to show
additional talents
Contact Tiffany Jones at
[email protected]
STEP TEAM PERFORMANCE
WHY SHOULD I JOIN?
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
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FREE NSBE T-SHIRT
VIP SEATING AT NSBE EVENTS
Subscription to NSBE Magazine
DISCOUNTS at various companies
FREE attendance to Zone Summits
Discount to Conferences including National
Convention, Fall Regional Conference
FREE PARTICIPATION IN FLAG FOOTBALL
And MUCH MORE
PCI BENEFITS
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College Admissions Preparation – Materials that prepare for the PSAT, SAT, &
ACT.
Participate in technical competitions such as the Tri-Math-a-lon, Science Fair,
and US First Robotics competition.
Receive college application information including how to get into college,
financial aid information, etc. (valued at up to $500)
Discounted Kaplan Test Prep services and materials.
Scholarships and Awards
Subscription to The Bridge – NSBE magazine catering to PCI students ($15
value)
Discount Registrations for conferences and events exposing youth to STEM
fields. Ex: Annual Convention & PCI Mini Conference
Leadership Development – Develop your leadership skills by serving in many
chapter and some regional leadership roles
Opportunity to meet other NSBE Jr. Collegiate and Alumni members from around
the world who have walked in the footsteps that you intend to.
Mentoring and/or tutoring by College Students or Technical Professionals
currently working in a STEM field
COLLEGIATE BENEFITS
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Access to 20+ companies at regional conferences and over 300 at the National Convention
career fair.
Academic support is provided via tutoring and academic achievement programs.
KAPLAN test preparation workshops available at conferences. Discounted Kaplan Test Prep
services and materials.
Leadership Development – Exceptional training at regional conferences, the National
Convention, and local chapter. Opportunity to serve on Regional and/or National Executive
Board.
Post your resume free of charge to top engineering companies in NSBE’s Job Placement
Center (JPC) . Search for internships, co-ops, and full-time job opportunities.
Scholarships and Grants. Scholarships are awarded every year to deserving undergraduate
students. Many of our scholarships do not require a GPA.
Network with thousands of other students and technical professionals in your field of study.
Preparation for graduate school and future career.
Community Service through NSBE’s T.O.R.C.H. and Pre-College Initiative programs.
Discounts Registrations to conferences and events including the Annual Convention, the
largest student planned conferences in the world. Technical training and unparalleled
networking opportunities are available at these conferences as you meet people from all over
the world.
ALUMNI BENEFITS
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Leadership Development and Training including Panel Discussions with Top
Leadership from Fortune 500 Companies
Professional Development via a multitude of workshops, seminars, and
networking opportunities at Conferences and local Chapter Functions
KAPLAN test preparation workshops available at conferences. Discounted
Kaplan Test Prep services and materials.
Post your resume free of charge to top engineering companies in NSBE’s
Job Placement Center (JPC) . Search for full-time job opportunities.
Access to Fortune 500 Companies during the Career Fair and Networking
Suites annually at the Annual Convention/Technical Professional
Conference
First year Alumni membership dues are waived for NSBE Collegiate
members upon Graduation with an Undergraduate degree within the first
year of degree completion. (a $50 value)
Access to scholarships/fellowships
Mentoring and Community Outreach opportunities
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) which address specific areas of Engineer, i.e.
Biomedical Engineering, Environmental Engineer, etc…
DUES
Chapter
National
Total
PCI
$10
$5
$15
Collegiate
$15
$15
$30
Alumni
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$50
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Chapter Dues payment to CEB member
 National Dues payment online at www.nsbe.org
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WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS YEAR?
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Region 2 comes
together
Alumni, Collegiate, PCI
Career Fair
Workshops
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Parties
Networking,
Step Team & other
competitions
ANNUAL NATIONAL CONVENTION
When: March 23rd – 27th
 Where: St. Louis
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Why:
All of NSBE comes together (nationally and
worldwide)
2 Day Career Fair, Graduate School Fair,
workshops, parties, ultimate networking,
competitions, quest speakers
PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN
NSBE’s letter-writing campaign to invite
President Barack Obama to be the keynote
speaker at the 2011 Annual Convention in St.
Louis, Mo.
 NSBE’s mission is directly in tune with the
President’s “Educate to Innovate” STEM
Initiative campaign.
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PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN: HOW CAN YOU HELP?
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Fill out the letter template with your
information
Go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact and
fill in the form to submit an e-mail to the White
House. Paste your letter in the “Message” field
Sign a copy of your letter and NSBE-UDEL
send to White House and NSBE WHQ
Go to NSBEWorld and register at the 2011
Presidential Campaign Forum to let us know
that you sent your letter by following these
steps
FALL ZONE SUMMIT
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When: October 9th
Where: Temple University
Who: Danger Zone
Cost: FREE
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Why:
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Chapters from DANGER
Zone come together
PCI, Alumni, collegiate
Workshops for every
membership type
Guest speaker from
industry
Networking with other
chapters
CHAPTER PROGRAMMING
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Game Nights
Study Nights
Academic Excellence Month
Programs (November)
Mentoring
Events with Alumni, PCI &
Collegiate
Workshop with W.L. Gore
Guest Speakers
Community Service Programs
Personal Website Development
NEED A RESUME BOOSTER??????
JOIN THE CHAPTER EXECUTIVE BOARD (CEB)
FOR 2010-2011 YEAR
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Benefits:
University Connection
 Resume Booster
 Develop Leadership, Management, networking, &
team working skills
 Become part of community and much more
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Vacant Positions include:
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Requirements:
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Finance Chair, Fundraising Chair, Membership Chair,
Publicity Chair, Senators (2)
Upperclassman status, paid national & chapter dues
See Ariel Roach, [email protected]
COMMITTEES
Unsure about being on CEB or a Freshman?
 Join a committee that can still be used on
resume
 Committees:
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 Finance
 Communications
 Programs
 PCI
 Community
Service
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
Why not pay your dues now?
 No Credit Card?
 CEB will help with registering nationally
 Make checks out to NSBE-UDEL
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COMMUNICATIONS
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Check us out at:
 Facebook
 Website:
http://udel.edu/stu-org/nsbe/
 NSBE Office: Room 307 in Perkins
CONTACTS
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Executive board inquiries, community service
programming
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Membership issues:
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Kwame Warrick: [email protected]
Programming:
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Tiffany Jones: [email protected]
PCI
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Lindsay Rennie: [email protected]
Step Team
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Joanna Adadevoh: [email protected]
Website, email, other forms of communication
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Ariel Roach: [email protected]
Kristopher Redding: [email protected]
Dues, Fundraising, Finances
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Brian Traylor, [email protected]
QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?
If no, breakout into interested committees for brainstorming
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