Engineering Student Faculty Board
September 12, 2007
Iniabasi Nkanga ESFB President Daniel Thomas CEO
Daniel Samwel ESFB Vice President Karna Jani IEEE
Samantha Staley ESFB Secretary Walter Capulong IIE
Melissa LaBell ESFB Treasurer Marvin Diggs NSBE
Dean Thompkins ESFB Advisor Freddy Rayes SAE
Thomas Shultz AICHE Erin Aguirre SWE
Erin Aguirre ASCE Roxanne Elder TBP
Daniel Thomas ASME Steve Znoy Theta Tau
Evon Ereifej BMES Dean Grimm
1. Meeting called to order: 12:04 p.m.
2. Student Council Updates:
a. We are currently looking for a student council representative. Meetings are bi-
weekly on Thursdays at 7:00pm. This is a very important position. Please
contact Iniabasi Nkanga if you are interested at email@example.com.
3. Student Organization Updates:
a. AICHE: Meet and greet will be Friday, September 21st.
b. SAE: They will be participating in the Toronto shootout on September 15th.
General meeting will be Thursday, September 20th at 4:30 p.m.
c. ASCE: Officer Meeting will be Thursday, September 20th
d. TBP: Officer Meeting will be Tuesday, September 18th at 4:30 p.m. The General
Body Meeting will be at the end of the month
e. NSBE: Executive board meeting will be September 13th. The General Body
Meeting will be next Thursday
f. BMES: The Student Body Meeting will be Thursday, September 20th at 7:30 p.m.
The national conference will be held September 26th – September 29th.
g. Theta Tau: “How to Succeed in Engineering” Seminar will be Wednesday,
September 19th 2-3 p.m. in the Dean’s Conference Room.
h. IEEE: Officer meeting will be held Thursday, September 13th at 4:30 p.m
4. PACE (Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education) Event
will be held Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. All organizations are required to
submit a list of 5 students who will be participating in the event to Dean Grimm
(firstname.lastname@example.org). Please submit your lists no later than Friday, September 14,
a. A few points about this event:
i. This is being recognized by the President of the University as the biggest
event since the opening of the WSU Medical School
ii. Wayne State is one of 41 Universities selected for this partnership
iii. This is a strictly educational effort that will benefit the students by
providing software and collaborative tools
b. For those interested in volunteering:
i. We need to fill the General Lecture Auditorium at 10:30 for the press
announcement. Please come if you are available!
ii. Volunteers will receive a breakfast (at 9:00 in the Hall of Fame) at t-shirt
iii. Excuse for an absence from class can be given to your professor if needed.
See Dean Grimm
iv. If a name tag is desired please send your RSVP to email@example.com
v. This event will be in combination to the Welcome Back Picnic that will be
held in the front of the COE at 12:15.
vi. GREAT NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY!!!!
5. Career Fair will be held Thursday, October 18, 2007 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the
6. BE1050 Engineering Panel – Volunteers are needed to serve on a panel for Dean
Thompkins’ BE1050 class on Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 3:30 p.m. in the General
7. Heritage Summit – Thursday, September 20, 2007. This will be a discussion and
networking event about the importance of diversity in academia, industry, and the
Intelligence Community (IC), IC recruitment, outreach strategies, and retention best
practices. It will be hosted by WSU National Security Intelligence studies and Office of
the Director of National Intelligence. This event will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 8:00
p.m and will be held at the Detroit Marriot Hotel. All meals will be included. Please
contact Micelle Reaves at 313-577-4029 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are
interested in attending.
8. Town Hall Meeting with Dean Kummler – Tentative Date proposed by Dean Kummler is
9. Student organization display cases need to be updated ASAP. The deadline is by the
second week in October. If it could be done by next Tuesday (PACE event), it would be
10. Open Floor Discussion
a. Make sure your student organization is officially registered with the Dean of
b. An ESFB website has been made by Daniel Samwel. Details will follow
c. If organizations need to update their websites contact email@example.com.
They have developed an easy way for websites to be maintained without the
knowledge of HTML code. Also, they are available to assist with further needs
such as setting up an online survey or election.
d. ECC is trying to get student licenses to allow student orgs to update their
computers in their rooms
e. If organizations need the computer classrooms for an event, contact ECC.
f. Student Organizations need to be sure to check and clean out their mailboxes!
11. Adjourned at 12:38