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San Diego MESA Alliance Industry Advisory Board Wednesday August 10 2011.

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1 San Diego MESA Alliance Industry Advisory Board Wednesday August

2 Welcome & Introductions Chair – Brianna Lutes of Infrastructure Engineering Company Host & Vice chair – Maria Charles of Hamilton Sundstrand Introductions Please sign-in on attendance roster

3 College of Engineering Welcome Dean David T. Hayhurst

4 Review & Approval of minutes Review past meeting minutesChangesMotion to approveSecondCall to vote

5 SDMA Pipeline Spotlight Student Organizations Southwestern College San Diego City College San Diego State University

6 National Society of Black Engineers San Diego State University

7 National Society of Black Engineers President = Aliou Diallo Treasurer = Jayton Harps Programming Chair = Daniel Quinones Academic Excellence Chair = Trenton Leslie Secretary = Canae Washington OFFICERS

8 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.

9 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

10 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.

11 National Society of Black Engineers Professional Events WTS Resume Workshop/ Mock Interview Industry Development Night (SDSU) Solicitation Requests

12 National Society of Black Engineers Academic Excellence NSBE Study Nights Tutors for Calculus, Statics, Dynamics, Physics Test Bank Scholarships (RMC Water, GPA, volunteerism)

13 National Society of Black Engineers Social Events Welcome Week festivities Tabling Madden tournament Potlucks Hot Link Sales Homecoming

14 National Society of Black Engineers Pre-Collegiate Initiative African Student Union (ASU) High School Conference Engineering Week

15 National Society of Black Engineers Community SEEK (Summer Engineering Experience for Kids) Bayview Baptist Church Tutoring Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk

16 National Society of Black Engineers Conferences Regional Leadership Conference Fall Regional Conference National Conference

17 Current National Science Foundation (NSF) STEP grant Grant ends September 2012 Grant goals and objectives (STEM-focus based on MESA model): Increase student participation Increase student retention Increase student graduation rate Increase number of internship and research opportunities Promote post-grad opportunities

18 New National Science Foundation (NSF) STEP grant Will enhance current NSF grant goals by: Formally including the MESA Schools Programs in San Diego & Imperial Valley Introducing summer bridge program and mentoring Emphasizing the San Diego MESA Alliance pipeline Letters of support for proposal due next month (September 2011)

19 Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America's Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads Mentoring Professional Development Academic and Social Integration Research Experiences Summer Programs

20 San Diego MESA Alliance Calendar Walk on Water ~Oct Shadow Day ~Nov Leadership Summit ~Feb MESA Days ~Feb-May Olympics & Robotics ~Apr Summer Team Internship

21 SDMA Summary Report for Summarizes each SDMA activity Lists each industry/individual volunteers Will be sent via and posted online Prior reports can be found online

22 NSF/MESA Summer Team Internship MESA can serve 36 students through the NSF grant (ends September 2012) Summer 2011: 46 students matched, 35 paid by NSF Grant Summer 2012: Recruitment ~December 2011/January 2012 Company participation Engineering: Caltrans, Goodrich Aero, Kennedy Jenks, Malcolm Pirnie, MWH Global, NAVAIR, Rick Engineering, SPAWAR, SPAWAR-Teaching, Science: Ambient Controls, Anza-Borrego Desert State park Paleontology Society, Assure Controls, Bio4Front, Naviscan, Research:; San Diego Coastkeeper, Spectrum Scientific, Technische Universitat Hamburg-Harburg, UCSD CURE/CSP Research w/faculty: Drs. Wolkowicz, Sharma, Chaddock, Lee, Selah

23 San Diego Region Joint Planning Conference (JPC) Hosted by Held on Friday August , ~ 8:00 – 4:15 pm Student diversity engineering and science organization officers Professional chapter representatives Campuses: Universities: SDSU, UCSD Community Colleges: San Diego City College, Southwestern College ~40 student officers in attendance

24 MESA Programs Key Updates

25 MESA at SWC IAB Report 08/10/11

26 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

27 SWC MESA Students transferred (Fall 2010 and Spring 2011) UCSD, SDSU, UC Irvine, Berkeley, National University, and more.

28 Academic Excellence Workshops Math 65 Chemistry 170 Chemistry 200 Math 244 Math 250 Math 251

29 Faculty Liaisons AEW Faculty Workshops Club advisors Review sessions Assistance & Inspiration Chemistry Journal Cub Undergraduate Research

30 MESA is open: Monday-Thursday 8 am – 6 pm Friday 8 am -2 pm

31 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)

32 New acceptances for Fall new students 10 more still pending confirmatio n 317 total students in program Engineering majors – 53 Aero - 6 Civil – 19 Comp Engr – 7 Constr – 2 Electrical – 5 Environ – 1 Mechanical - 13 Science majors - 15 Chem – 4 Comp Sci – 5 Math – 5 Demographics Male engineering majors: 41 Female engineering majors: 12 Male science majors: 8 Female science majors: 7 Ethnicities African American: 3 Hispanic: 30 Asian American: 15 Caucasian: 13 Multi-ethnic: 3

33 Other topics Agenda building Company announcements? Next meeting: Wednesday October :00 – 3:00 Hamilton Sundstrand on Ruffin Rd. Adjournment


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