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Read the PE magazine article about the National Society of Black Engineers’ “Be 1 of 10,000” initiative to increase the number of African-American engineering bachelor’s recipients, and learn more on the NSBE website.
Read the article about the work NSPE members Dennis Truax, P.E., F.NSPE, and Bill Mitchell, P.E., have done in Zambia with the Mississippi State University chapter of Engineers Without Borders-USA. Email Truax for more information or to support the work.
Learn more about Engineers Without Borders-USA and how to get involved.
March 1, 2017
#8: Bonus Episode: NSPE Advocacy Update with Arielle Eiser, NSPE Senior Manager of Government Relations
Arielle discusses three of NSPE’s latest advocacy efforts and news, including the urging of ABET to emphasize licensure’s role in engineering curriculum, NSPE and the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers opposing an effort to establish a separate structural engineering license in the state, and the appointment of a longtime NSPE member as the West Virginia Secretary of Commerce.
“Making a Mark,” a feature article in the September/October issue of PE magazine, examines the implications of the Maker movement for engineering education.
Segment 3: Student Chapters
Read the PE magazine feature article “Prepping for Professionalism” which highlights how NSPE student chapters are playing an important role in preparing the next generation of engineering professionals.
August 16, 2016
#4: Bonus Episode: Interview with NSPE President Kodi Verhalen, P.E., F.NSPE
Newly installed NSPE President Kodi Verhalen discusses the opportunities for leadership and engagement at all levels of NSPE and how they helped on her journey to becoming the youngest President in NSPE’s history. She also shares her thoughts on the specific challenges facing engineering in the future and what those may mean for NSPE, along with her hopes for what NSPE can accomplish in the coming year.
NSPE Leadership Updates podcast, published by NSPE Executive Director Mark Golden, can be found under Executive Director Board Updates in the Leadership Toolbox or listen to the latest NSPE Leadership Updates podcast with the link provided below. NSPE Leadership Updates – June 8, 2016