Leadership Profile: Jayne Kues, FY11 Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville Section President

Background: I am a senior in Engineering at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  I completed my first year of college in the pre-engineering program at Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Illinois.  I then decided to attend SIUE for the rest of my college career; I was undecided on which engineering major to pursue, and I thought I… Continue reading Leadership Profile: Jayne Kues, FY11 Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville Section President

Recap of the Collegiate Leadership Forum

Each year, the Region Collegiate Representatives (RCRs), Region Collegiate Senators (RCSs), Region Collegiate Communications Editors (RCCEs), and SWE Future Leaders (SWEFLs) come together for a weekend of leadership training, networking, and sharing of best practices.  This year, this event – known as the Collegiate Leadership Forum (CLF) – took place in San Francisco, CA from… Continue reading Recap of the Collegiate Leadership Forum

Region Governor Update – Governor’s Meeting at CLF

The Region Governor’s meeting at CLF was fun and informative.  We had several discussions with the BOD/BOT on issues ranging from budgets to membership.  We spent a lot of time reviewing this year’s goals and what the regions can do to support them.  The high level goals from the BOD for FY11: Goal 1 –… Continue reading Region Governor Update – Governor’s Meeting at CLF

RCS Update – Collegiate Leadership Forum

In the Collegiate Senator sessions we chatted about all the rules and procedures of the senate meetings. There are two parts; one formal where parliamentary procedures are followed and bylaws are changed, and a more informal open discussion about mega issues. During mega issue discussions, white papers are written on approximately three topics a year… Continue reading RCS Update – Collegiate Leadership Forum

RCCE Update – Collegiate Leadership Forum

As the Region Collegiate Communications Editor I was involved in the same break-out sessions as the Region Collegiate Representatives.  I learned about the tools that Katie Tepper (our RCR) will be using to help each section and also how to use the blog more effectively.  I also learned of new requirements for the blog, such… Continue reading RCCE Update – Collegiate Leadership Forum

Leadership Profile: Keri Loring, FY11 Region i Collegiate Communications Editor

Background: I am a senior at the University of Missouri majoring in Chemical Engineering.  I first completed two years at Saint Louis Community College – Meramec where I earned my associates degree in Business Administration.  I then decided to switch to a degree in the sciences beginning first with Biochemistry, then Chemistry and eventually decided… Continue reading Leadership Profile: Keri Loring, FY11 Region i Collegiate Communications Editor