Welcome to the 1st General Body Meeting of UFNSBE Wednesday, Septmber 2, 2009 6:15pm Flint 50
1. President’s Welcome 6. Wrap up and Q & A 4. Top 10 Reasons to join UFNSBE 3. Introduction of UFNSBE 2. Icebreaker 5. UFNSBE Panel Agenda 09-02-09
1 UFNSBE Meetings • 2 – 5 UFNSBE Meetings • 5 – 9 UFNSBE Meetings • 10 – 14 UFNSBE Meetings • 15+ UFNSBE Meetings 1st • Aerospace, Mechanical, Nuclear • Agricultural, Biological, Chemical, Environmental • Computer , Electrical, Computer Science • Industrial and Systems, Materials Science • Other Majors 2nd • 0 – 1 years at UF • 1 – 2 years at UF • 2 – 3 years at UF • 3 – 4 years at UF • 4+ years at UF 3rd Icebreaker UFNSBE Five Corners
To increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel Academically, succeed Professionally, and positively Impact the community. Our MISSION:
Quick NSBE History • When? • Founded in 1975 at Purdue University by six black engineers known as the “Chicago Six” • Why? • Saw the need for more minorities in the fields of Science, Math, and Engineering
What it is now! • One of the largest student-run organizations in the nation • Hundreds of chapters both nation-wide and internationally • Over 30,000 members • Nationally governed by an executive board of collegiate students • University of Florida Chapter of the NSBE • Resides in Region 3: The Powerhouse • Over 20 Years Old • 2007 Distinguished Chapter of the Year • 2009 Region 3 Large Chapter of the Year
UFNSBE 2009 – 2010 CEB Chapter President Jelece E. Morris Senator – Dukens Micourt Roster Parliamentarian – Brittany Bullock Vice President Camara Samuel Secretary Robert Williams Treasurer Keith Boykin Programs Chair Contessa Middleton Chapter Development Chairs Mykel Fischer / Cayla Williams T.O.R.C.H Chair Kyle Garrison Assistant Treasurer Kyle Findlater Volunteering Chair Fatimah Hernson Pubications Shaniqua Thomspson BEC Representative Jennifer Oxilen Conference Planning Chair Hussein Abdehalim Membership Chair Latesha Burton Webmaster Eric Martin-Taylor Historian Isabella Mays Finance Chair Charde Carter PCI Chair Scott Brown Academic Excellence Justin Kelly Public Relations Derrious Robinson
How we function Administrative Membership Zone Heads Programs C-O-Z-O Finance Structure of the Board
YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE BLACK OR AN ENGINEER TO JOIN NSBE, YOU JUST HAVE TO BE A STUDENT WHO WANTS TO HELP US FULFILL THE NSBE MISSION!!!
What’s in it… for you?
10 T-shirts and polos!
9 Discounts • Car rentals • Car insurance • Hotels • Membership to professional engineering societies
8 Lively programming, forums, and socials …and CANDY
7 Great Incentives for members • Member of the Month • Access to over $300,000 in scholarships • Discounts off conferences
6 Dynamic conferences with networking and job opportunities
5 Build technical, leadership, and networking skills • Over 2000 leadership positions in chapter, regional, and national levels • Academic Tech Bowl
4 Countless Volunteering opportunities • A Walk for Education • Try-Math-A-Lon • Ronald McDonald House
3 Information Sessions with TOP companies • CH2MHill September 16th • Exxon Mobil September 29th • Procter and Gamble September 30th • CSX Transportation October 28th
2 Help with classes through forums, study groups, and test materials
1 The AMAZING people and lifelong friendships!
Introducing the Panel Dr. Curtis Taylor Assistant Professor Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Travis Escoffery 3rd year Computer and Electrical Engineering Contessa Middleton 3th year Civil Engineering Raymond Parker 5th year Agricultural and Biological Engineering • Jeremy Magruder 5th year Civil Engineering
Vision Opportunities Action UFNSBE Progress Diagram The vision for UFNSBE for the 2009 - 2010 school year is to create and/or develop leaders by providing them with opportunities throughout the year in which they can enhance their leadership skills and utilize them in school, work and in the community. IT STARTS WITH YOU! • Get involved in a zone • Build your network • Volunteer your time • Help plan events • Attend conferences • Make it personal
NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS Next NSBE Meeting • What • Corporate Communication: Separating yourself from the rest at Career Showcase • When • Wednesday , September 16, 2009 • Location • Weil 270 • Time • 6:15 - 7:15pm
How to achieve a 4.0 Forum • Wednesday, September 16, 2009 • Weil 270 • 7:15pm • Hosted by our Academic Excellence Chair, Justin Kelly • Educate our members on study tactics and test taking skills that are guaranteed to increase their GPA • Starring Dr. Lindner • Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Zone Meetings • Communications Zone • Tuesday, September 8, 2009 6pm • Finance Zone • Friday, September 4, 2009 at 6pm • Membership Zone • Monday, September 7, 2009 6:15pm • Programs Zone • Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 6:15pm
Thank You ! Questions & Answers