Texas NSBE - 9th General Body Meeting (2010-2011)

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NSBE Presents: Making Decisions - For All the "ifs" in Life

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
* PNS Study Nights
* NSBE Retention Program
* NSBE Region 5 Scholarships
* Explore UT Volunteering
* Basketball Fundraising for NSBE Jr. Chapter
* NSBE T-Shirt Design Results
* NSBE Paintball Social
* Weekly Tutoring at East Side Memorial High
* 3.0 Dinner
* Text Message Reminder
* Top 5 Officer Nominations

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  • Texas NSBE - 9th General Body Meeting (2010-2011)

    1. 1. National Society of Black Engineers 9 th General Body Meeting (OFFICER NOMINATIONS) Presenters: Bill Ugwu and Feefe Yorka Corporate Partner: ExxonMobil March 1 st , 2011
    2. 2. NSBE’s Mission <ul><li>“… to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.” </li></ul>
    3. 3. ICE BREAKER
    4. 4. <ul><li>Now this is a story all about how </li></ul><ul><li>My life got flipped-turned upside down </li></ul><ul><li>And I liked to take a minute just sit right there </li></ul><ul><li>I’ll tell you how I became the prince of a town called Bel-Air </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>In west Philadelphia born and raised </li></ul><ul><li>On the playground was where I spent most of my days </li></ul><ul><li>Chillin' out maxin' relaxin' all cool </li></ul><ul><li>And all shootin some b-ball outside of school </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>When a couple of guys </li></ul><ul><li>Who were up to no good </li></ul><ul><li>Startin making trouble in my neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>I got in one little fight and my mom got scared </li></ul><ul><li>She said 'You're movin' with your auntie and uncle in Bel Air' </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>I whistled for a cab and when it came near </li></ul><ul><li>The license plate said fresh and it had dice in the mirror </li></ul><ul><li>If anything I can say is that this cab was rare </li></ul><ul><li>But I thought 'Man forget it' - 'Yo home to Bel Air' </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>I pulled up to the house about seven or eight </li></ul><ul><li>And I yelled to the cabbie 'Yo homes smell ya later' </li></ul><ul><li>I looked to my kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>I was finally there </li></ul><ul><li>To sit on my throne as the Prince of Bel Air </li></ul>
    9. 9. NSBE General Announcements
    10. 10. <ul><li>Every Monday starting from 6-8 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Free snacks and tutors </li></ul><ul><li>ECJ 1.216 ( Pi Study Room) </li></ul><ul><li>Quiet Room in ECJ Library </li></ul>
    11. 12. Region V Scholarships Incentives <ul><li>$5 to total regional funds for every transcript submitted </li></ul><ul><li>From $2K to $7K potential </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter with highest percentage of submission receives $500 scholarship for membership </li></ul>
    12. 13. Transcript Incentive (Cont.) <ul><li>Submit transcript for APEx Recognition </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Pyramid of Excellence </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Excel (GPA requirement: 3.0 – 3.19) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Torchbearer (GPA requirement: 3.2 – 3.59) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Honors (GPA requirement: 3.6+) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discounted registration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>APEx reception with Board of Corporate Affiliates </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>VIP Career Fair access </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sign your name on sign-up sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Send transcript directly to [email_address] </li></ul>
    13. 14. Volunteer For Explore UT <ul><li>When: Saturday, March 5 th , 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Free Explore UT Shirt </li></ul><ul><li>Shift Time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10:00 am – 12:00 pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12:00 pm – 2:00 pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2:00 pm – 4:00 pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4:00 pm – 5:00 pm </li></ul></ul>
    14. 15. Basketball Volunteers Needed <ul><li>Boys UIL  March 10, 11, 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday:        </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6:15 – 10:30 am </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10 – 2:30 pm </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2:00 – 6:45 pm </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>Friday:            </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6:15 – 10:30 am </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10 – 2:30 pm </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2:00 – 6:45 pm </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Saturday:          </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6:15 – 10:30 am </li></ul></ul></ul>
    15. 16. NSBE T-SHIRT DESIGN VOTING
    16. 17. Paintball Social <ul><li>Price:   </li></ul><ul><li>$10 for paid members </li></ul><ul><li>$25 for unpaid members (full price) </li></ul><ul><li>Your payment gets you the following equipment: Paintball Gun, Goggles, CO2 Cartridges, a pack and 100 rounds of ammo. </li></ul><ul><li>Attire:  </li></ul><ul><li>Sweatshirts and sweatpants are  NOT  encouraged. Wear something that you don't mind getting dirty (old jeans, old shirts, baseball caps).  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>If you will be participating, there will be a  waiver  for you to complete. </li></ul>
    17. 18. <ul><li>Tutor Math at </li></ul><ul><li>Eastside Memorial High School </li></ul><ul><li>Every Friday from 3:00-4:30 </li></ul><ul><li>We meet in Jester at 2:30. </li></ul><ul><li>Just one of the many Ways YOU can help to Positively Impact the Community! </li></ul>Weekly Tutoring Help Fight this Kind of Reasoning!
    18. 19. 3.0 Dinner 2011 What: A dinner to reward members for their academic achievements. NSBE and SHPE members are encouraged to participate. When: Thursday March 3 rd , 2011 @ 6:30 pm Where: Texas Land & Cattle 1101 South Mo-Pac AUSTIN TX, 78746 Requirements: A 3.0 GPA or higher from the past semester or who have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher PSP NSBE SHPE members invited
    19. 20. <ul><li>Regular and major events reminder via text message </li></ul><ul><li>Email [email_address] if you want to be removed from the messaging list. </li></ul>
    20. 21. “ For all the if’s in life…” Presenters: Bill Ugwu & FeeFe Yorka March 1st, 2011
    21. 22. Decision Situations
    22. 23. Student Situation # 1 <ul><li>Don’t pass a course that’s a prerequisite for other courses in curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Re-evaluate semester </li></ul><ul><li>Contact department advisor immediately </li></ul><ul><li>Consider career options </li></ul>What do you do?
    23. 24. Student Situation # 2 <ul><li>Didn’t pay you tuition on time…you get dropped from courses </li></ul><ul><li>Refresh page (5X) </li></ul><ul><li>Contact department head </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure Fin. Aid situation is secure prior to semester </li></ul><ul><li>Be careful who you tell!!! </li></ul>What do you do?
    24. 25. Student Situation # 3 <ul><li>When keeping it real goes wrong… </li></ul><ul><li>Realize you’re in college </li></ul><ul><li>Find friends with the “right” goals </li></ul><ul><li>Understand what “keeping it real means…” </li></ul>What do you do?
    25. 26. Professional Situation # 1 <ul><li>College is coming to an end…and no job?!?!?! </li></ul><ul><li>Attend more casual recruiting events </li></ul><ul><li>Keep in touch with Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>You have the rest of your life to work!! </li></ul>What do you do?
    26. 27. Professional Situation # 2 <ul><li>Make a first bad impression… </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t apologize for 1 st interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Attend meetings that company sponsors </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared to explain (don’t lie or be too real!!!) </li></ul>What do you do?
    27. 28. Professional Situation # 3 <ul><li>You run into your interviewer on 6 th street?...(coherency required) </li></ul><ul><li>Calm down…breathe.. </li></ul><ul><li>Grasp the situation </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate your appearance before approach (if eye contact was made) </li></ul><ul><li>Any insightful suggestions? </li></ul>What do you do?
    28. 29. VJ Turner Corporate Supporter: ExxonMobil
    29. 30. Top 5 Officer Nominations
    30. 31. Officer Requirements <ul><li>President and V.P.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum Semester UT GPA of a  2.50   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum Cumulative UT GPA must be a   2.75   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not on academic probation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student cannot withdraw from the university  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other officers and chairs  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum Semester UT GPA of a  2.25  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum Cumulative UT GPA must be a   2.50   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not on academic probation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student cannot withdraw from the university  </li></ul></ul>GPA will be verified with Ms. Hood
    31. 33. Adria Galloway Chemical Engineering

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