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    Want to Graduate? Join NSBE

    Why does NSBE work? In this paper, the authors assert that NSBE provides a holistic social space for members to engage in quality relationships, participate in activities and cultivate a sense of belonging.


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    Why NSBE?

    What impact do NSBE and other like organizations have on their members? A new study shows that high school students participating in career and technical student organizations (CTSOs) and activities have clearer career paths.

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    A Message from the National Chair on Injustice

    As you know, we are living in a time in which our academic well-being, and our ability to reach our academic potential are being threatened by institutional racism and bigotry on and off of college campuses. The targeted acts at campuses such as the University of Missouri, Yale and countless others that don’t make the media, along with the events that led to the establishment of the Black Lives Matter campaign are representative of an undeniable cancer that threatens organizations like ours whose cornerstone is scholastic achievement. However, these acts are also a great call to action that we must do more to demonstrate the cultural responsibility that we attest to each time we recite our mission statement.

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    Break the Stereotype!

    When San Francisco Bay area engineer Isis Anchalee agreed to have her photo taken for her employer’s recruitment campaign, she wasn’t prepared for the sexist responses it received, many of them from male engineers.

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    Why NSBE Matters: How NSBE Supports 21st Century Engineering Traits

    As executive director and former national chair of NSBE, I’ve often asked myself what effect our Society has on what really matters: filling the growing talent gap our global economy needs to address the technical, social and political challenges of the 21st century.

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    Why Diversity Matters: Reflections from the Engineering Dean’s Institute

    Categories: Academic,Developmental

    In my higher education experience, I found that many faculty lack an appreciation for the merits of diversity. Several faculty I interviewed while I worked on campus echoed a prevailing belief among a handful of their most vocal colleagues that diversity was the antithesis to quality.

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    Innovation Excellence: A Call to Action

    By definition, innovation is something introduced that is new or different. An innovative device, product or method can dramatically improve our quality of life.

  • Consider an Internship or a Cooperative Education Opportunity!

    In my work with NSBE, I encounter plenty of employers that are searching for talented, qualified African-American candidates for their staff. As much as I am pleased when employers ask whether I am available to work for them, I am more thrilled to know that I’m working voluntarily to cultivate thousands of talented, qualified workers who can fill their positions..

  • Re-imagining the Role of NSBE Professionals

    As a Senator, you make informed decisions on behalf of all our membership – NSBE Jr, Collegiate, and Professionals. Two constitutional amendments on the 2015 ballot concern NSBE Professionals so ensure that you are prepared to make this decision!

  • Regional Senate Operations

    As we work towards improving our Senate operations and communications, we would love to hear direct from the source how we can best serve you. As an example, Region 2 has been taking steps towards this goal. Join the conversation! More…