San Diego MESA AllianceIndustry Advisory Board • Wednesday August 10 2011
National Society of Black Engineers San Diego State University
National Society of Black Engineers OFFICERS President = Aliou Diallo Treasurer = Jayton Harps Programming Chair = Daniel Quinones Academic Excellence Chair = Trenton Leslie Secretary = Canae Washington
National Society of Black Engineers MISSION To increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.
National Society of Black Engineers HISTORY • NSBE was founded in 1975 at Purdue University by the “Chicago Six” • The first national meeting was held on April 10-12, 1975 and was attend by 48 students representing 32 schools. • Accomplishments of the First Meeting • From SBE to NSBE • First National Chair was elected • NSBE Logo was created • The organization was split into 6 regions • The mission was written • First Constitution was drafted
National Society of Black Engineers NSBE LOGO The torch symbolizes members' everlasting, burning desire to achieve success in a competitive society and positively affect the quality of life for all people. The lightening bolt represents 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 National Society of Black Engineers.
National Society of Black Engineers Professional Events WTS Resume Workshop/ Mock Interview Industry Development Night (SDSU) Solicitation Requests
National Society of Black Engineers Academic Excellence NSBE Study Nights Tutors for Calculus, Statics, Dynamics, Physics Test Bank Scholarships (RMC Water, GPA, volunteerism)
National Society of Black Engineers Social Events Welcome Week festivities Tabling Madden tournament Potlucks Hot Link Sales Homecoming
National Society of Black Engineers Pre-Collegiate Initiative African Student Union (ASU) High School Conference Engineering Week
National Society of Black Engineers Community SEEK (Summer Engineering Experience for Kids) Bayview Baptist Church Tutoring Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk
National Society of Black Engineers Conferences Regional Leadership Conference Fall Regional Conference National Conference
Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America's Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads
MESA Programs Key Updates Imperial Valley
MESA at SWC IAB Report 08/10/11
Outline • SWC MESA statistics and general info • Transfers • Academic activities • Hours • Student activities • California Connects 50 student trainers • JPC (AMSA, Biology, SHPE and PTK clubs) • Grants • B-TOP • ERC
SWC MESA Students • 156 • 24 transferred • (Fall 2010 and Spring 2011) • UCSD, SDSU, UC Irvine, Berkeley, National University, and more.
Academic Excellence Workshops • Math 65 • Chemistry 170 • Chemistry 200 • Math 244 • Math 250 • Math 251
Faculty Liaisons • AEW • Faculty Workshops • Club advisors • Review sessions • Assistance & Inspiration • Chemistry Journal Cub • Undergraduate Research
MESA is open: • Monday-Thursday • 8 am – 6 pm • Friday • 8 am -2 pm
MESA Supports clubs: • Biology Club – SWC Student Affiliate Chapter of the American Institute of Biological Sciences • Chemistry Club – SWC Student Affiliate Chapter of the American Chemical Society • Earth Science Club • AMSA Club • SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers)