SIUE School of Engineering February 2013 eDition
The SIUE Alumni Association is looking for leaders! Whether you enjoy planning events, helping students or advocating for your alma mater, there’s a place for you on one of the newly-structured Alumni Association committees: the Awards & Scholarships Committee, Alumni Advocacy Committee, Mentoring Committee and Alumni Engagement Committee. All SIUE alumni are welcome to participate. Contact the Alumni Affairs Office at 618-650-2760 for more information.
Alumni, we need your help! Please join us in spreading
the word to future SIUE alumni about the many
scholarships available to them through the SIUE Alumni
Association. The SIUE Alumni Association provides a
number of scholarships each year to new and current
students, including the Alumni Legacy Scholarship, the
Stalschmidt Family Legacy Scholarship and the new SIUE
Alumni Association Board of Directors Scholarship, which
will be awarded to students who have demonstrated
exemplary leadership skills and campus and community
On Saturday, Feb. 16, join the SIUE Women’s Basketball
team and the St. Louis affiliate of Komen for the Cure
in the fight against breast cancer. Alumni are invited
to enjoy food and drinks in our Alumni Hospitality Room
before and after the game against Austin Peay State
University, and during halftime. Room opens at 3:30
p.m.; game starts at 4 p.m.
Network with your fellow alumni in a relaxed setting at
Global Brew in Edwardsville, Ill. on Thursday, Feb. 7
from 6-9 p.m. Co-owned by alumnus Ryan High '07, Global
Brew is home to 50 beers on tap, more than 200 bottled
craft beers from around the world and a select wine
stock ranging in variety and taste. RSVP to our Facebook
event at www.facebook.com/events/481746651861326/.
student-made video “Campus of Motion: SIUE” is a must-see
for all alumni and friends of SIUE. This time-lapse
montage showcases not only the landscapes, buildings and
people of SIUE, but also the incredible talent and
creativity of its students. Sophomore CMIS student Tim
Marten from Raymond, Ill. created the video using still
shots he took for an Art & Design course in Fall 2012.
Click the image below to view the video on youtube.com.
|Please plan to join us for the School of Engineering Annual Awards Banquet from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21. This great event enables us to honor our outstanding students, faculty and alumni. For more information or to RSVP, visit the event website or call 618-650-2541.||A delegation of four administrators from Tongmyong University, South Korea visited SIUE's School of Engineering on January 15-16. The administrators met with top SIUE officials, including Chancellor Julie Furst-Bowe and Dean Hasan Sevim. Their main objective was to discuss the establishment of a 2+2 program with SIUE in mechanical, industrial, electrical and computer engineering, and computer science programs. Read the full story on the School of Engineering website.|
|SIUE and the Construction Leadership Institute (CLI) Advisory Board will introduce the Construction Leadership Institute Alumni Leadership Award this spring. The award will recognize an outstanding graduate of the CLI program and honor the individual’s exceptional contributions to the building community through their leadership, character and hard work. The initial award will be conferred as a part of the 10th anniversary celebration of the program, which will be held in the SIUE School of Engineering atrium on Friday, March 1. Read the full story on the School of Engineering website.||In September, SIUE's School of Engineering signed a 2+2 Program agreement with Lewis and Clark Community College. The agreement allows a student to spend the first two academic years at Lewis and Clark followed by two years at SIUE to obtain a bachelor’s degree in civil, computer, electrical, industrial, manufacturing or mechanical engineering. Read the full story on the School of Engineering website.|
| The SIUE
Society of Women Engineers presents its first annual
"Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day," an event to give
girls an introduction to the field of engineering, with
hands-on activities, new friends and fun. The event will
be held Saturday, Feb. 23. For more information, please
visit the website.
Baseball Alumni, join your former teammates for a fun
reunion April 19-21. Activities will include a golf
outing, a reunion party at Chad Opel House and, of course,
cheering on the Cougars April 21 in their game against
Eastern Kentucky. All former SIUE Cougar Baseball players
are invited. Contact Gary Collins at 618-650-2872 or firstname.lastname@example.org for
Alumni, mark your calendar for the exciting travel
opportunities planned for 2013.
|Don't miss "Recruit St. Louis," an exclusive, alumni-only career fair, April 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meet over 75 employers looking for talented professionals from SIUE and other regional universities. Admission is free. Location and more details to come. Additionally, be sure to take advantage of the many career services from SIUE's Career Development Center, including the Cougar Jobline, online career assessment tools and job search assistance. Career Development Center events are also great opportunities for alumni to help current students. For a complete list of upcoming events, please visit www.siue.edu/careerdevelopmentcenter/.|
|SIUE Alumni eDition
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