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  1. GENERAL BODY MEETING THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2009 7:30 p.m.

  2. OPENING PRAYER Ms. Renee Gordon 2009-2010 Chaplain

  3. MISSION STATEMENT NSBE’s Mission is to: Increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.

  4. BLACK HISTORY FACTS • Dr. Makola Abdullah • Currently FAMU’s Dean of CESTA • Youngest African American to receive a Ph.D. from Northwestern University • At age of 24 • Former FAMU-FSU NSBE Advisor • Several Accolades: FAMU Teacher of the Year (2004), Black Engineer of the Year (1999), National Science Foundation CAREER Award (1997)

  5. THE NAME GAME Mr. Emil Muhammad Cultural Awareness Chair 2009-2010

  6. The “Name”Game • The Cultural “Name” Game • Objectives: • Spell your partners name using Metu Neter (Hieroglyphics) • Sounds easy?...Of course there is a catch • Hint: Spell by how the letter sounds

  7. The “Name” Game (Cont.) • Metu Neter (Hieroglyphics) • Kemetic (Ancient Egyptian) term which means : • “ Words of God” • Observation: symbols used all exist from the surrounding world

  8. The Name Game (Cont.) Metu Neter (Hieroglyphic Alphabet) GOOD LUCK!!!

  9. UPCOMING CONFERENCES!!!

  10. CHAPTER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE • Chapter Leadership Institute Testimonial!!!

  11. “What’s Your P.A.S.S.I.O.N!!!!” • Fall Chapter Leadership Conference • Oct. 17th, COE B135, 9 a.m. • Business Casual Attire is REQUIRED!! • 2 Ears, 1 Mouth • Parliamentary Procedures • The Creativity of NSBE • NSBE: Raw & Uncut • In order to be a chapter officer, you must either attend this CLC or the Spring CLC… • Why not get it out the way now?

  12. POST-CLC BARBECUE!! • THIS SATURDAY! FOLLOWING CLC @ 1 p.m. • Jack McLean Park • Casual Attire • Get ready to have FUN with NSBE!!!

  13. FALL REGIONAL CONFERENCE 2009

  14. CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2008 • Won chapter chant session during the “Rep Your Chapter Party” • Best website in the Region! (Lesly Fleurimond) • Participated in 1st annual iFair!

  15. FRC 2009 in the “A”!!!! • November 6-8th, 2009 • Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Airport • Theme: Engineering a Global Impact • Late Registration Rates • Collegiate: $105 • Collegiate APEx: $55 • Volunteer: $45

  16. CONFERENCE COMPANIES Battelle BP Chevron Cummins Eastman Chemical ExxonMobil GE Intel Raytheon

  17. WORKSHOP TRACKS • Academic & Technical Excellence • Leadership • Communication • Cultural & Community Awareness • Continuing Education & Career Success

  18. COMPETITIONS • Academic Tech Bowl • Jeopardy-style tournament • Need 4 team members (+1 alternate) • Questions based on FE/EIT Exam • Contact Stefan Jenkins & Ruben Nelson • Technical Research Exhibition • Submit manuscript of research • Poster & PowerPoint presentations for top 6 submissions

  19. NIGHTLY ENTERTAINMENT • “So You Think You Can Game” • Spades, Video games, etc. • iFair • Want a team?? Contact Emil Muhammad • Talent Showcase • PARTIES!

  20. FAMU-FSU CHAPTER AWFE!! Mr. Desmond Bourgeois, 2009-2010 Community Outreach Chair Mr. Bruce Hardaway, 2009-2010 T.O.R.C.H. Chair

  21. FAMU GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION Ms. Rayvin Julien

  22. CAMPUS INFORMATION • FAMU Homecoming Festivities!! • Saturday, October 17th – Sunday, October 25th • www.rattlerhomecoming.com • FSU Homecoming Festivities! • Sunday, October 25th – Saturday, October 31st • homecoming.fsu.edu

  23. CAMPUS INFORMATION • Sign up at Campus Career Centers!! • FAMU – VenomTrak • careercenter.famu.edu • FSU – SeminoleLink • career.fsu.edu

  24. GIVEAWAYS!!! • Who was the youngest African American to receive a Ph.D. from Northwestern University? • Dr. Makola Abdullah • How old was he? • 24 • What is his current position? • Dean of CESTA at FAMU • What year did he receive the Black Engineer of the Year Award? • 1999

  25. ANNOUNCEMENTS

  26. CLOSING PRAYER Ms. Renee Gordon

  27. Thank You ! NEXT MEETING: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29TH SAME TIME, SAME PLACE!