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									          CAJUN ZONE

Deirdra Boley
Southern University
Cajun Zone AVC
Regional Leadership Conference
•   School: Southern University
•   Major: Civil Engineering
•   Date of Graduation: May 2010
•   Activities:
    •   National Society of Black Engineers
        •   Cajun Zone AVC and Chapter Conference Planner
    •   American Society of Civil Engineers
        •   Vice President and Membership Chair
•   Interests:
    •   Dancing, Singing, Volleyball, Basketball,
        Tennis, Talking, Listening to Music
AGENDA
 Introduction
 Important Dates (FRC, Nationals, and Spring
  Zone Meetings)
 Recruit for FRC Elect - 2010

 Plans for the Year

 Programs

 Huddle Sessions
REGION 5 SHOW YOUR IMPACT
FALL REGIONAL CONFERENCE


 Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
 When: October 30, 2009 – November 1, 2009

 Where: Marriott Tulsa, Southern Hills, 1902 East 71th
  Street, Tulsa, OK 74136
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
 Location: Toronto, Ontario
 When: March 31, 2010 – April 4, 2010

 Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255
  Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6
  Canada
 Theme: "Engineering a Global Impact"
SPRING ZONE MEETING
 Louisiana State University
 February 2010

 More info to Come
RECRUITS
   FRC – Elect
       New Orleans, LA



   No decision to be made immediately; Just
    something to think about
2009 – 2010 PLANS
 UNITY
  Make sure all of the chapters are familiar
   with each other
  Have joint chapter sponsored events
  Benchmark after other chapters in our
   zone
 Small Chapter- Big Chapter Program
 Encourage Diversity within Chapters
 Retention
 Chapter Visits
ATB
   Encourage and showcase Academic Excellence and understanding of the
    fundamental principles of engineering covered in the Fundamentals of
    Engineering (FE/EIT) Examination.
   “Jeopardy!” style game show format
   Topics, from NSBE and African American Scientists and Inventors history to
    general engineering and science curricula from the FE/EIT.
   Four (4) members (including at most one graduate student) and one
    alternate, who represent their NSBE Chapter
   Regional Technical Bowl competitions will be held at the Fall
    Regional Conferences and the winning team from each region will compete
    for the national title at the National Convention. Teams must register for
    their respective Fall Regional Conference to compete in the regional
    competition.
   Each participating team member must be a current, paid NSBE member
    listed as ACTIVE in NSBE Online.
   Each participating team must represent an ACTIVE and chartered collegiate
    NSBE chapter.
   First place $1,000
   Second place $750
   Third place $500
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN
TECHNICAL RESEARCH (USTR)
   Encourage African Americans and other underrepresented collegiate members to
    participate in technical research projects that will lead to the pursuit of graduate degrees
    in technical fields.
   Initiated through a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
   Display research via a bulletin board presentation (3 x 4-ft. display board), using a variety
    of graphical wall displays (maps, charts, photographs, computer outputs, etc.) and working
    models and/or material samples.
   Judged on the technical content of their displays, oral presentation skills, and a question
    and answer session with judges.
   ELIGIBILITY: Research activities at the undergraduate level including senior projects,
    company sponsored research programs, summer research projects, and independent study
    courses all qualify for the competition. Research topics should reflect practical applications
    of engineering technology. All participants must be current, paid NSBE undergraduate
    members and submit an official transcript or GPA verification form to headquarters.
   NATIONAL:             First Prize             $1000
                         Second Prize            $500
                         Third Prize             $250
   REGIONAL:
                         First Prize             $200
                         Second Prize            $100
                         Third Prize             $50
TORCH
TECHNICAL OUT REACH COMMUNITY HELP
 T.O.R.C.H. Community Service Initiative that
  will link NSBE chapters with existing community
  technology centers (CTCs) to provide 50,000
  hours of community service in CTCs nationwide
 T.O.R.C.H. Community Service Initiative that
  will link NSBE chapters with existing community
  technology centers (CTCs) to provide 50,000
  hours of community service in CTCs nationwide
AWFE
 International effort to encourage and promote
  math and science education within
  underrepresented groups.
 Members go into neighborhoods to promote the
  value of education –especially math & science
  education- for secondary and post secondary
  students.
 Promote the T.O.R.C.H projects in cities across
  membership locations, including our partnership
  with Intel at the Intel Clubhouses.
 Educational goodie bags will provide info about
  the closest available NSBE T.O.R.C.H center
  learning opportunities
MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS
 University
 Location

 Position

 Plans for the Year

 What You Want from NSBE

 NSBE improvements
     ME (Zone)
     Regionally or Nationally

   Membership goals

								
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