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NSBE Professionals Newsletter: October 2017

  • One NSBE

    Click the button below to learn more about this year's theme from your National Professionals Chairperson, Maurice Patterson.

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  • 2017 - 2018 NSBE Professionals Executive Board

    Meet your NSBE Profesisonals Executive Board and check out their bios.

    Meet the Board

  • Black Engineers Rock!

    Congratulations to NSBE Professionals own, Dr. Njema Frazier on being recognized nationally for her work and selfless advocacy for people of color and women in STEM!

    View her Acceptance Speech

  • Chapter Highlight

    NSBE Charleston Professionals Chapter Finance Chair, Zandria Dickens has been selected for 2018 Leadership Charleston Class the Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Chapter Health Initiative for Professionals (CHIP) Program

    Your Membership and Programs zones created a new reporting and awards framework called CHIP. Learn more by clicking the button below (but make sure you are logged in to the site as it is required for access).


  • NSBE’s 44th Annual Convention

    #NSBE44: Ignite. Imagine. Innovate.

    March 21st-25th, 2018 | Pittsburgh, PA

    Register Today

NSBE Professionals Newsletter: December 2017

  • Member Spotlight: Paul Redwood

    NSBE Member, Paul Redwood was recently elected as Chairman to the Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) Board of Directors. OMAC is a professional organization for automation and manufacturing experts dedicated to supporting the machine automation and operation needs of manufacturing. Mr. Redwood has more than 25 years of experience in implementing automation technology and is a Technical Contributor to several automation Playbooks. Redwood holds a BSME from Hostra University and a Masters in Engineering Management from New Jersey’s Institute of Technology.

    Congratulations on your new role, Mr. Paul Redwood!

  • NSBE Professionals IMPACT Scholarship

    The Professionals Scholarship Program is a grass roots program that provides scholarships to all demographics of the society, from pre-college to professional. A key feature of the scholarship program is that nominations come from our Professionals Chapters.

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  • Lockheed Martin Sponsors Two Executive Roundtables at TPC

    Executive Roundtables are a signature program of TPC and provides attendees with the opportunity to meet experienced executives from major companies. This year, Lockheed Martin is sponsoring a Diversity & Inclusion Roundtable, as well as a Technology & Innovation Discussion!

    Register for TPC today for the chance to engage in a great conversation with leading technical professionals. The confirmed speakers for this event will be announced soon.

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  • Networking at the Park TPC/GSC Welcome Reception at PNC Park in Pittsburgh

    This event will officially welcome TPC and GSC attendees to the area on the first night of convention. This signature entertainment event brings together NSBE collegiate leaders, NSBE Professionals members and industry representatives for a unique night of networking, direct engagement, unwinding and enjoyment at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.

  • Planned Training/Certifications

    • PMP Exam Training
    • Lean Bronze Belt Training
    • Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training
    • Cybersecurity Leadership and Governance Workshop
  • Planned Entertainment/Networking Opportunities at TPC

    Power Networking Day Party at Sienna Mercato
    This event allows for networking, connecting, and socializing between professional members, community organizations, and corporate entities to strengthen community ties, advocate for new leaders and develop professionals.
    e.E.M.M.Y. (Educators & Engineers Making Moves for Youth)
    Awards Gala and After Party at the August Wilson Center
    Entrepreneurial Speed Networking Reception
    The Entrepreneurial Speed Networking Reception is a signature event which brings together experienced NSBE professionals, recent college graduates and corporate representatives from various industries together with small business service providers to explore procurement and career advancement opportunities. This professional networking event is the premier destination for making connections and getting the inside scoop from various employers.
  • Planned Executive Mentoring Series at TPC

    Inside the Executive Suite Breakfast
    Inside the Executive Suite Breakfast features one-on-one interview format with a high profile corporate executive, government official, nonprofit leader, or celebrity figure with relevance to STEM.
    Executive Leadership Luncheon
    The Executive Leadership Luncheon will include a discussion about leading and managing at the highest levels of an organization and what valuable insights could be passed on to others. This open forum will allow for audience participation.
  • Aerospace Systems Conference: Call for Papers Deadline Extended

    The core of the NSBE Aerospace Systems Conference is its technical program. NSBE-ASC is designed to both communicate the state of the art in aerospace technology and challenge practitioners to develop new capabilities and skills.

    Technical Paper Tracks: Aeronautics and Astronautics themed tracks encompass the breadth and depth of the industry. Peer-reviewed technical papers within these tracks facilitate information exchange among aerospace professionals.

    Download the 2018 NSBE- ASC Call for Papers (Word) (PDF) Extended Abstracts Due December 31

  • PEB Elections

    • Are you a leader?
    • Do you have a love for NSBE?
    • Do you have ideas to improve the way NSBE Professionals is ran?
    • Do you want to have a rewarding experience fulfilling the mission and value proposition of NSBE?

    If yes, then run for the PEB board for 2018-2019 term year. We are looking for a

    • Chair-Elect
    • Secretary
    • Treasurer
    • Programs Chairperson
    • Membership Chairperson
    • Publication Chairperson
    • Technology Officer
    • Finance Chairperson
    • Pre-College Initiative Chairperson
    • College Initiative Chairperson
    • Talent Development Chairperson
    • Technical Excellence Chairperson
    • Regional Chairpersons

    For a description of the roles please view our Professional Bylaws. More Information to follow in January 2017. If you have any questions please contact the PEB Parliamentarian Crystal Watkins at pebparliamentarian@nsbe.org.

  • Announcement from Region III

    The NSBE Region III Professionals Present: STEMOLOGY is a gender empowerment event for students in grades 3-12 that uses Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) concepts and activities to motivate and inspire culturally responsible young minds of the next generation of leaders. What makes this event so special? All workshops are gender-based.

    This event will take place on January 27, 2018, in Marietta, GA at Kennesaw State University. We are looking for dynamic speakers to help inspire the next generation of leaders. Registration for this event will open at the beginning of the January.

    Call for Workshops closes on December 28, 2017. Call for Volunteers closes on January 15, 2018.

  • Important Dates

    Technical Professional Conference at Annual Convention
    March 21-25, 2018 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA
    Aerospace Systems Conference
    August 8-11, 2018 at the Greenbelt Marriott Hotel in Greenbelt, MD
    Professional Development Conference
    September 20-23, 2018 at the DoubleTree Greenway Plaza in Houston, TX