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College Outreach Brief to SAME Board 10-13-10


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My briefing to the SAME Board of Direction.

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College Outreach Brief to SAME Board 10-13-10

  1. 1. College Outreach Committee Presentation to the Board October 13, 2010 by Ben Matthews, P.E. Freese and Nichols, Inc.
  2. 2. Committee Mission <ul><li>From Objective 2.6 of SAME Strategic Plan: </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Promote the engineering career field at colleges and universities through Student Chapters, mentoring programs, scholarships and career planning seminars.&quot; </li></ul>10-13-10 College Outreach Committee
  3. 3. Committee Organization <ul><li>Vice Chairs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. Stephen Tupper (Missouri River) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. Corey Weaver (Ohio Valley) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. Willie Stephens (South Atlantic) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. John Cardenas (Middle Atlantic) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12 vacant regions </li></ul></ul>10-13-10 College Outreach Committee
  4. 4. Committee Communications <ul><li> serves as primary communication </li></ul><ul><li>Currently contact Post POCs twice/year </li></ul><ul><li>Provide input to SAME News leading up to and after annual Student Leadership Conference </li></ul><ul><li>~60 Post POCs </li></ul><ul><li>37 “formal” student chapters </li></ul>10-13-10 College Outreach Committee
  5. 5. Student Chapters 10-13-10 College Outreach Committee <ul><li>Total Number Student Chapters: 37 </li></ul><ul><li>Regions With No Student Chapters: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Europe/Middle East </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pacific </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Carolinas </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Region Student Chapters Great Lakes 2 Lower Mississippi 2 Middle Atlantic 5 Missouri River 6 New England 1 North Atlantic 2 Northwest 1 Region Student Chapters Ohio Valley 4 Rocky Mountain 3 South Atlantic 2 South Central 3 Southwest 2 Texoma 3
  6. 6. 2010-2011 Goals <ul><li>Increase the number of active Student Chapters, particularly in cases where there is already a relationship between the Post and a college or university </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Student Membership by surveying Posts with Student Chapters to identify &quot;Best Practices&quot; and develop ideas/metrics on how to make Student Membership valued by architecture, engineering and environmental students </li></ul>10-13-10 College Outreach Committee
  7. 7. 2010-2011 Goals <ul><li>Ensure one student from each active/official chapter attends annual Student Leadership Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Register academic institutions for all active student chapters since membership is now free </li></ul><ul><li>Establish student chapters at culturally diverse universities </li></ul><ul><li>Work with Scholarship Task Force to develop metric program for students at universities </li></ul>10-13-10 College Outreach Committee
  8. 8. 2010-2011 Work Plan <ul><li>1 Sep 10: Contact Posts with Student Chapters to update distribution lists for Student Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>15 Sep 10: Announce Student Leadership Workshop to Post Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing: Leverage technology (facebook and LinkedIn) to enhance communications and outreach efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing: Have regional committee members work with local Posts contacting schools </li></ul><ul><li>13-14 Jan 11: Student Leadership Workshop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Las Vegas (Hoover Dam, Nellis or Aria tour) </li></ul></ul>10-13-10 College Outreach Committee
  9. 9. Committee Accomplishments <ul><li>More than tripled the amount of student chapters in three years (11 to 37) </li></ul><ul><li>Spearheaded and turned over social networking initiatives that are now being deployed “society-wide” with full time social media manager </li></ul><ul><li>Website serves as a format for other committees/councils </li></ul>10-13-10 College Outreach Committee
  10. 10. Items for Discussion <ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>10-13-10 College Outreach Committee
  11. 11. Official Student Chapters 10-13-10 College Outreach Committee Region Post Student Chapter Great Lakes Illini University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Detroit University of Michigan Rock Island University of Iowa Middle Atlantic Hampton Roads Virginia Tech Northern Virginia George Mason University Northern Virginia University of Virginia Virginia Peninsula Virginia Military Institute Washington D.C. George Washington University
  12. 12. Official Student Chapters 10-13-10 College Outreach Committee Region Post Student Chapter Ohio Valley Huntington Marshall University Kittyhawk University of Dayton Kittyhawk The Ohio State University Kentuckiana University of Louisville Rocky Mountain Denver Metro Colorado School of Mines Pikes Peak United States Air Force Academy Southern Arizona University of Arizona Southwest Sacramento California State University-Sacramento Sacramento University of California at Davis Texoma Greater El Paso University of Texas at El Paso Houston/Galveston Texas A&M University Oklahoma City University of Oklahoma
  13. 13. Official Student Chapters 10-13-10 College Outreach Committee Region Post Student Chapter South Central Nashville Tennessee Tech University Nashville Vanderbilt University Mobile University of South Alabama North Atlantic Baltimore U.S. Naval Academy New York U.S. Military Academy (West Point) New England Narragansett Bay U.S. Coast Guard Academy Lower Mississippi Louisiana University of New Orleans Vicksburg Jackson State University
  14. 14. Official Student Chapters 10-13-10 College Outreach Committee Region Post Student Chapter South Atlantic Savannah Georgia Institute of Technology – Savannah Jacksonville University of North Florida Missouri River Greater Kansas City University of Kansas Greater Kansas City University of Missouri Kansas City Omaha Iowa State University Omaha University of Nebraska at Omaha Ft. Leonard Wood Missouri Science and Technology Scott Field Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville Northwest Seattle Seattle University