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Eta Kappa Nu. The Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society. Welcome & Introductions. Current HKN Officers: President: David Smith V.P.: Leah Dankovchik Treasurer: Daniel Smith Recording Sec.: Charles Korb Corresponding Sec.: Kevin Burkett News Correspondent: Anirudh Rawat

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Eta kappa nu

Eta Kappa Nu

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society


Welcome introductions

Welcome & Introductions

  • Current HKN Officers:

    • President: David Smith

    • V.P.: Leah Dankovchik

    • Treasurer: Daniel Smith

    • Recording Sec.: Charles Korb

    • Corresponding Sec.: Kevin Burkett

    • News Correspondent: Anirudh Rawat

  • Faculty Advisor: Matthew Valenti


Who is qualified for membership

Who is qualified for membership?

  • Top quarter of ECE juniors

  • Top third of ECE seniors

  • Graduate students

  • ECE Faculty

  • Professionals who have made a significant contribution to ECE


History

History

  • Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) was founded at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1904 by Maurice Carr

  • There are now about 200 chapters at universities across the U.S. and we are currently expanding into Canada

  • There are about 300,000 members

  • HKN members serve the community, university, and department in various activities.

  • Recently merged with IEEE.


Prominent hkn members

Prominent HKN members

  • Larry Page, founder of Google

  • Eric Schmidt, CEO Google

  • Amar Bose, inventor of the Bose Speakers

  • Sabeer Bhatia, founder of Hotmail

  • David Filo, founder of Yahoo!

  • Henry Samueli, founder of Broadcom

  • Paul and Irwin Jacobs, founder of Qualcomm

  • HKN members are on the Board of Directors at many top tech companies including Google, IBM, Yahoo!, Motorola


Why join eta kappa nu

Why join Eta Kappa Nu?

  • HKN members are known for their:

    • Leadership

    • Teamwork

    • Quality

    • Character

  • Build your resume and include membership in a prestigious honor society

  • Have fun! Participate in social activities


Why join eta kappa nu1

Why join Eta Kappa Nu?

  • Enjoy a 2 year subscription to THE BRIDGE magazine as a new member

  • Participate in service activities

  • Build leadership skills and meet other HKN members at our Leadership Conferences


Leadership conference

Leadership Conference

  • A weekend long meeting of HKN student leaders.

  • Past Locations:

    • University of Illinois (2011)

    • University of Oklahoma (2010)

    • University of Michigan, Dearborn (2009)

    • Carnegie Mellon University (2008)

    • University of California, Berkeley (2007)


Costs

Costs

  • Dues:

    • $60

    • Lifetime membership

  • Cost includes:

    • 1 year IEEE membership

    • Bridge magazine

    • Banquet (yourself + 1 guest)

  • Pin is optional

    • $25

  • 50/50 Raffle to reduce your costs.


Entrance requirements

Entrance Requirements

  • Three components:

    • Test

    • Faculty Signature Sheet

    • 2 Hours Service

  • Most Outstanding Initiate

    • Person with best combination of test score and faculty signatures.

    • Free HKN membership dues.


How to join

How to Join

  • Three steps that must be completed by March 9.

    • Join IEEE

      • If you are not already a member, we will send you instructions on how to join.

      • You will fill out the application for student membership, print the application to a pdf, and email the pdf to Kevin Burkett.

      • No additional cost to join IEEE.

    • Enter your HKN member information online

      • We will email you the address of a web form.

      • Fill the form out and submit.

      • Will need to include your IEEE member number.

    • Pay membership dues

      • $60 lifetime dues.

      • Make check out to “Eta Kappa Nu”.

      • Give to Dr. Valenti or an HKN officer.


Induction and banquet

Induction and Banquet

  • April 20th is the induction ceremony:

  • 4:30 PM arrive at G39

  • 5:00 PM induction ceremony

  • 6:00 PM reception @ Erickson

  • 7:00 PM banquet @ Erickson

  • Some details:

  • Register for banquet 3 weeks prior.

  • One free guest at banquet.

  • Guests encouraged at induction.

  • Business attire strongly encouraged.

  • Induction ceremony is required:

  • You are not a member until you are inducted.


Officers

Officers

  • Learn leadership skills by serving your chapter as an officer

    • President

    • Vice President

    • Recording Secretary

    • Corresponding Sec.

    • News Correspondent

    • Treasurer

  • Will elect officers in late April


For more information

For more information

  • Visit www.hkn.org for more information about Eta Kappa Nu


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