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1 Student Involvement & Development (Student Activities Committee) Chair: Steven James January 11, 2014

2 STUDENT BRANCHES 350 Active Student Members; 235 Active Graduate Student Members University Of Minnesota St. Cloud State University University of St. Thomas University of Wisconsin – Stout 2

3 Purpose The purpose of the Student Activities Committee is to provide undergraduate and graduate students who have an interest in the IEEE Designated Fields or related professions with opportunities for educational, technical, and professional development, emphasizing the value of continuing IEEE membership. 3

4 Section/Chapter Support of Student Branches Section Student Paper Contest Student Professional Awareness Conferences (S-PACs) Student Professional Awareness Ventures (S-PAVes) Student Professional Awareness Workshop (S-PAWs) 4

5 Section/Chapter Support of Student Branches Main Points: Contact the Student Branches within the Section Invite Student Branch members to attend Chapter Meetings Support Student Branch activities 5

6 Student Branch Awards, Scholarships, Competitions One of the BEST benefits of being a Student member. You should keep all your Branch members informed about the opportunities. Some are scholarships, others are fellowships or stipends. Still others are prizes for competitions. Recognition for the Branch, Branch Counselor, and students To nominate: My Review RoomTo nominate: My Review Room.

7 Student Branch Awards Do you have an idea for a project but need financial help implementing it? Submit your idea as a proposal. Up to $1500! dententerpriseawardflyer.dochttp://www.ieee.org/documents/2006stu dententerpriseawardflyer.doc s/membership/students/awards/enterpris e.htmlhttp://www.ieee.org/membership_service s/membership/students/awards/enterpris e.html IEEE Student Enterprise Award Due: Feb. 1 st This award recognizes a student from each IEEE region around the world who is most responsible for an extraordinary accomplishment associated with student activities. s/membership/students/awards/enterpris e.html s/membership/students/awards/enterpris e.html Larry K. Wilson Regional Student Activities Award Due: Feb. 1 st

8 Student Branch Awards (continued) This award is presented annually to each qualifying Student Branch in each region, without numerical limit, and is intended to recognize exemplary IEEE Student Branch operations. s/membership/students/awards/regional_ branch.htmlhttp://www.ieee.org/membership_service s/membership/students/awards/regional_ branch.html IEEE Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award Due: Feb. 1 st In recognition of the extraordinary and dedicated efforts put forth by Student Branch Counselors and Branch Chapter Advisors to engage IEEE student members in the Student Branch. s/membership/students/awards/branch_c ounselor.htmlhttp://www.ieee.org/membership_service s/membership/students/awards/branch_c ounselor.html IEEE Outstanding Branch Counselor and Advisor Award Recognition Program Due: Feb. 1 st

9 Student Branch Awards (continued) This award recognizes exemplary student activities around the world Its designed to improve the quality of activities and foster knowledge sharing amongst students. Go from Unranked Platinum ership_services/membershi p/students/awards/chong.ht mlhttp://www.ieee.org/memb ership_services/membershi p/students/awards/chong.ht ml The Darrel Chong Student Activity Award Due: Feb. 1 st

10 Student Scholarships (continued) For one achedemic year, must have a CS chapter $1000 and up Recognizes Student Leadership es/merwinhttp://www.computer.org/portal/web/studentactiviti es/merwin Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Scholarship Due: April 30 th and Sept 30 th One year $24,000 award to a new graduate student must be a permanent resident of the United States and have majored in the field of electrical engineering Charles LeGeyt Fortescue Fellowship Due: Nov 15 th IEEE Fellowship in Electrical History IEEE Neural Networks Council Conference grants Other Fellowships, Grants, Scholarships

11 Student Branch Competitions Open to all undergraduate IEEE Student Members Chance to improve written and verbal communications skills and show off school projects Can be a reformatting of a previous paper or project SPC Prizes (1 st :$800, 2 nd :$500, 3 rd :$200) Project Showcase Prizes (TBD) At E-Week Banquet (at University of St. Thomas) 2014 Twin Cities Student Paper Contest and Project Showcase Contest Written due: Feb 3 rd Presentations: Feb 22 nd (at E-week Banquet)

12 Student Branch Competitions Open to all undergraduate IEEE Student Members - Ideally, Regional entries come from local competitions Chance to improve written and verbal communications skills – Travel Paid Can be a reformatting of a previous paper Prizes (1 st :$800, 2 nd :$500, 3 rd :$200) At the EIT at MSOE, Milwaukee, WI Soon: ntactivities.phpSoon: ntactivities.php 2014 Region 4 Student Paper Contest Written due: ~May Presentation: June 5-7

13 Student Branch Competitions (continued) 24 hours of programming with your team Occurs all over the world at the same time. Win an all-expense paid trip to an IEEE or conf of the teams choice – anywhere in the world! dents/competitions/xtreme/index.htmlhttp://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/stu dents/competitions/xtreme/index.html IEEEXtreme Programing Event: October (tentative) This contest showcases IEEE student branch activities and recognizes the skills of the student branch in web design and programming. dents/awards/site_contest.htmlhttp://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/stu dents/awards/site_contest.html IEEE Student Branch Web Site Contest Due: TBD ~April 15 th (2014) Recognizes students who develop unique solutions to real-world problems using engineering, science, computing and leadership skills to benefit their community, the world at large, or both. Prizes: 1 st :$10K, 2 nd :$5K, 3 rd :$2.5K plus up to 5 $1K students/competitions/change_the_world/index.htmlhttp://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/ students/competitions/change_the_world/index.html Presidents Change the World Competition Due January 31 st

14 What Section/Chapters can do to support of Student Branches Invite the Student Branches to their technical meetings (transportation help?). Provide speakers to SBs to promote IEEE. Contact EE & ECET Departments to request they promote IEEE to their students. Announce events to local schools with IEEE Student Branches. 14

15 What Should Student Branches do: Invite Section officers to attend university/college events Ask local Sections or Society Chapters if they can host an ExCom meetings at your school. Work with Sections to do STEP ActivitiesSTEP Request plant tours from local industry (through IEEE section and local chapters) Work with Sections to do a Mentorship Event 15

16 Thank you! Questions? 16


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