Join a NSBE DC Professionals Committee!
The NSBE DC Professionals Special Events Committee is responsible for the coordination and implementation of the Annual NSBE DC Professionals Scholarship Banquet, held each spring. In corporation with other committees the Special Events Committee coordinates ticket sales, invitations, promotion, and financing of the banquet. The Annual NSBE DC Professionals Scholarship Banquet is hosted to recognize the recipients of the NSBE DC Professionals Scholarship Award, as well as members who have made significant contributions to NSBE DC Professionals through the course of the year.
The College Initiative Committee is responsible for forging and retaining a working relationship between NSBE DC Professionals and local Washington, DC Area NSBE Student Chapters. The College Initiative Committee coordinates and sponsors various activities geared towards academic development among college students. The College Initiative Committee interfaces with local NSBE Student Chapters to promote continued corporation in NSBE through NBSE DC. Likewise the College Initiative Committee coordinates with local NSBE Student Chapters to sponsor joint programs and events centered on academic excellence as well as cultural and technical awareness. In corporation with the PCI Committee the College Relations Committee sponsor activities and programs geared towards preparing and introducing Pre-College students to various aspects of college life.
The NSBE DC Professionals Finance Committee is responsible for the development of the chapter's financial strategy and ensuring chapter financial vitality through the fiscal year. The Finance Committee coordinates all chapter fund-raisers and provides assistance and oversight of committee fund-raisers. This committee is responsible for soliciting donations and corporate sponsorship for chapter events and programs.
The Membership Committee works to promote chapter membership as well as ensure member retention. The Membership Committee sponsors various activities geared towards recruiting new members and developing unity and comradeship among current members. Coordinating with other professional organizations the membership committee works to generate chapter exposure at events such as Career Fairs, Symposiums and Technical Conferences. In corporation with the College Relations Committee the membership committee reaches out to local NSBE Student Chapters with the objective of promoting continued participation in NSBE through NSBE DC.
The NSBE DC Professionals Pre-College Initiative (PCI) Committee sponsors various student-oriented activities/programs geared toward the promotion of academic excellence, leadership, as well as technical and cultural awareness. These activities/programs contribute to NSBE DC Professionals efforts to prepare African-American pre-college students for the challenges they will experience in their college and ultimately professional careers. Through the PCI Committee NSBE DC Professionals provides students with opportunities to network and interact with technical professionals as well as challenge them to strive to their full potential
The purpose of this committee is to coordinate the professional and career development among chapter members. The Professional Development Committee coordinates guest speakers, from various professions, to discuss topics related to technology, entrepreneurship, professional development, as well as personal business management. Likewise the committee sponsors various workshop and seminars with the objective of providing career and professional development strategies that will enhance member professional and career awareness.
The Publications Committee is responsible for the coordination, publication, and distribution of the NSBE DC Professionals Chapter Newsletter. The Publications Committee interfaces with other committees and members with the mission of providing the general body with news and in-depth insight into chapter activities and programs as well as highlighting the accomplishments and achievements of the chapter as well as individual members.
The Telecommunications Committee is responsible for development, maintenance and implementing updates to the NSBE DC Professionals Internet site, as well as management of the NSBE DC Professionals e-mail listserver. The Telecommunications Committee serves as NSBE DC Professionals link to the world-wide-web by ensuring all information pertaining to chapter programs and activities is made accessible to the viewing public, thus providing NSBE DC Professionals with greater exposure, locally, nationally, and internationally. The committee conducts continuous research to provide members with access to various on-line resources related to personal management as well as career and personal development. The Telecommunications Committee also supports and sponsors various initiatives geared towards promoting Technical Awareness among pre-college students and bridging the technical divide.
Collegiate Mentoring Program
The NSBE DC Professionals have partnered with the Howard NSBE Chapter for the Collegiate Mentoring Program. Volunteers are needed to connect with current engineering students to foster career development. In this program, mentors provide valuable skills to assist in the educational realm to the professional one.
Support the FIRE NSBE Jr. PCI Chapter at their upcoming Kickoff Meeting!
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Spread the word within your network to all math, science & technology educators, advocates, parents, and students located in Greenbelt, Maryland:
There will be a FIRE NSBE Jr. Kickoff meeting for students in grades 6-12 on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 12:30pm at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor’s Center in Greenbelt, MD. There will be introductions and discussions on this year's engineering activities and participation at the NSBE National Convention in Los Angeles, CA.
For more information or if students are unable to make the first meeting, then please contact:
Dr. Kamili Jackson
FIRE NSBE Jr. Advisor
Please see the flyer for more details: Kickoff 201415.pdf
2014-2015 Executive Board Position Available
Publications and Public Relations Chair
NSBE DC Executive Board currently has a vacancy for the position Publications & Public Relations chair. The Publications & Public Relations Chairperson is responsible for the development of the chapter publications and management of external marketing for the chapter including but not limited to: managing the chapter’s social media presence. Publications include the biannual newsletter, the weekly e-digest, the solicitation packet, event program booklets, and flyers. The Publications & Public Relations Chairperson heads and manages the subsequent Publications & Public Relations committee. If interested in the position, email NSBE DC Parliamentarian for more information today!