Upcoming Events and Announcements
RPI SWE is Excited to Announce our Most Active Member of the Month!
Each month the member with the most activity points at the end of the month will have the opportunity to be featured on our Blog! Activity points are given for signing in at events and partricpating in RPI SWE in other ways.
Our current members of the month are:
- March: Nicole Gagnon
- February Outreach: Obesebea Aye-Addo
- February General: Maima Samah and Morgan Kube (tied!)
- November: Donna Creighton
- October: Catherine Barry
- September: Konane Bay
Miss the April GBM?
We had a great GBM this month! Knowles Atomic Power Lab hosted our April GBM and spoke about giving and getting feedback! You can view the slideshow from this presentation here. Additionally, to view the slides about SWE announcements from the evening, click here.
Hats off to RPI SWE!
Congratulations are in order for RPI SWE! Recently Ashley Vassell was elected to be Region F's Collegiate Senator and Kari Shannon was elected as a Region F Collegiate Representative. Additionally, at the Region F conference this past weekend, RPI SWE won the Region F Outstanding Outreach Program award and Cary Kaczowka was honored as a Collegiate Emerging Leader. Congrats ladies and keep up the great work!!
Congrats to Maddie!
Our very own Madelaine Saunders has been featured in SWE magazine! She attended an event at WE13 called Coffee Table Conversations and wrote an article about a professional engineer she met. To read the article, click here. Congrats to Maddie!
Celebrate SWE is an event where we recognize all the active members of our SWE section! This year it will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 1-2 PM. To be eligible to attend you have to be an active member (8 activity points or more). If you haven’t met the requirement there are still plenty of SWE events to go to! Please note that anyone who joined this semester only needs 4 SWE points to be considered active.
Elections at the March GBM!
If you missed the March General Body Meeting where we held our elections and the Crockpot Wars cookoff, the announcements can be found here in our presentation slides. Congratulations to our new officers:
- President: Ashley Vassell
- Vice President: Emily Frantz
- Treasurer: Samantha Kolpak
- Secretary: Catherine Barry
- Corporate Relations Director: Elisabeth Posthill
- Knowledge Source Director: Obesebea Aye-Addo
- Outreach Director: Jessica Stieglitz
- Alumni Relations Director: Gina Trivellini
- Membership Director: Morgan Kube
- Publicity Director: Sarah Straub
- Communications Director: Donna Creighton
- Engineering Event Director: Carolyn Chlebek
- Assistant Engineering Event Director: Kirthana Bhat
Congratulations too the cookoff winner, Kari Shannon, for her delicious cupcakes!
THE SHIRTS ARE IN!
The short sleeved red shirts and the long sleeved navy blue shirts were distributed at the February General Body Meeting on Tuesday, February 26th! If you ordered a navy shirt, they are $9. If you have yet to receive one and ordered one, please contact Veronique Parker.
Positive Feedback on Outreach Program!
Our Girl Scout Engineering Day was commended in this article, more information is on the History page! If you are a parent looking for similar programs, more information can be found at these two links:
Any questions about programs RPI SWE is doing can be directed to Carly our Outreach Director.
WAY TO GO RPI SWE!
National SWE presented several awards to RPI SWE at the 2012 Annual Conference:
- Outstanding Collegiate Section Gold Award
- 3rd Place Website
National SWE also recognized Cary Kaczowka and Ashely Vassell for being a part of the second place team at the Subject Matter Expert (SME) bowl!