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www.shpedfw.org


 

Upcoming Events:

Sub-Regional Retreat @ Texarkana

Attention all students and professionals! 
Come show your SHPE pride as you socialize around a campfire with chapters from Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. It will be a day filled with networking, leadership, and an enjoyment of the great outdoors. 

Please come meet your familia throughout the region.
Students are needing mentors, connections, and to hear from Professionals just like you!
Tents and other camping equipment is highly recommended. 

Where: Sunrise Park 8225 Camper Lane Texarkana, AR 71854
Date: Saturday, October 17
Time: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Lunch and dinner will be provided. Light snacks are highly encouraged. 

 

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/r5-north-leadershpe-retreat-tickets-18958004903


 

M.A.G.I.C. Student Info Session
Making a Generation Imagine Change is a non-profit organization empowering students through Math, Science, and Technology. Come learn how you can advance education and social awareness! 

Where: SMU Campus Caruth Hall
Date: Saturday, October 17
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost: FREE


Noche De Ciencias 


Come join us in igniting a passion for STEM! We will be influencing high schools students to pursue a degree in STEM by holding panels and college information sessions.
Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

  • Registration
  • Bilingual Workshop Presenters
  • Financial Aid
  • DACA Information 
  • Guides  
Interested in volunteering: http://tinyurl.com/NochedeCienciasDFW
 
When: Tuesday, October 27th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Where: Townview Science and Engineering Magnet School
1201 E 8th St #216
Dallas, TX 75203

United States


Where: Mountain View College, 4849 West Illinois Avenue, Dallas TX, 75211
Date: Saturday, October 31
Time: 8:00am -12:30pm
Cost: FREE

“Las Llaves del Éxito” (“The Keys to Success”) is a special program offered by the Dallas County Community College District that consists of two one-day events held each year.

The fall program, Las Llaves del Éxito: A College Fair for Families, is designed to give students and their parents the key to their success: information about how to navigate the system so they can attend a college or university.

NEEDING VOLUNTEERS/PRESENTERS
SHPE DFW hosts 1-2 workshops to introduce the kids to Engineering through STEM activities and presentations. If you're interested in running, assisting, or supporting a workshop please email communications@shpe-dfw.org 

The program itself is in need of volunteers, please follow this link for more information.



Where: Scout Offices
4901 LBJ Freeway
Suite 300
Dallas TX 75244
Date: Saturday, October 31
Time: 11:00am-1:00pm 
Cost: FREE

Join us for our first Fall general body meeting where you can meet our board of directors and hear about all of our exciting upcoming events! We will also be having a leadership panel with several of our current board members, including our STAR Award winner Rudy Trevino. Come network with influential leaders in the DFW area and learn about how to get involved! 


Interested in being a Corporate Sponsor?  

SHPE DFW is in need of Corporate Sponsors to help fund outreach activities, help us fund scholarships, lead  Professional/Technical Speakers, offer Certifications/Trainings, and so much more!

Please contact Clemente Quiñones or Andrea Valvida at BOD@shpe-dfw.org to nominate your company,
provide a Point of Contact for us to reach out to, or offer any ideas.

Community Outreach
The David W. Carter High School Project

SHPE DFW is proud to partner with Dallas ISD and Cedar Valley College for a "Transformation From Within" and we are in need of mentors and volunteers. If you're interested email communications@shpe-dfw.org with your name and a short description of the kind of involvement you'd like to provide and if you have any particular skill set or resources you'd like to share.

Mission: To serve all of David W. Carter High School by strengthening the culture of college and career readiness for every student
Vision: To cultivate a community of partners working together to transform from within our mission and goals

Sept. 25 Launch Date of Mentorship Program
  • Needing "Mentor" Presenters
  • 12th graders [200 students]
    • Morning 90 min session
  • 9th graders [300-400 students]
    • Afternoon 90 min session
  • 4th Friday of every month
  • Seeking One-on-One Mentors
Schedule:
Sept. 25 - Prepare Your Mind for College
Oct. 30 - Develop Key Strategies
Nov. 20 - Set Personal & Professional Goals
Dec. 11 - Manage Your Time
Jan. 29 - Choose the Right School for You
Feb. 26 - Choose the Right Curriculum for You
Mar. 11 - Evaluate Social Factors
Apr. 29 - Evaluate Financial Factors 
May 20 - Evaluation & Celebration

If you're interested in being a mentor and/or helping by offering your time as a volunteer, please email communications@shpe-dfw.org with your name and a short description of the kind of involvement you'd like to provide and if you have any particular skill set or resources you'd like to share.

SHPE NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2015
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

November 11 - November 15

Baltimore, MD
 

If you're interested in attending and need supporting documents to present to your management for fund support and/or to ensure leadership training and professional development - please contact our Regional Vice President, Brianne Martin at rvp5@shpe.org 
 
Registration Period
Early: July 1 - September 30 Regular: October 1 - October 24      
Our competitively priced plans offer you a great event at a fraction of what other organizations charge.        
  Students
Early / Regular
Graduate
Early / Regular
Professionals
Early / Regular
Non-Members
Wednesday Lodging $300 / $375 $300 / $375 $400 / $475 N/A
Thursday Lodging $250 / $325 $250 / $325 $375 / $450 N/A
Programs Only $200 $200 $300 $500
Career Fair Only $50 $50 $50 $100
Single Room (Weds) N/A $500 / $575 $500 / $575 N/A
Single Room (Thurs) N/A $475 / $550 $475 / $550 N/A

Click Here to Register or for More Information


For NEW Student Members - Great way to recruit or get a promising Computing-related major student involved and to National Conference for FREE!

DO YOU WANT TO WIN FREE REGISTRATIONS FOR SHPE CONFERENCE?

SHPE and GitHub have partnered to bring 50 NEW student members in computing-related majors to SHPE Conference 2015.

To keep this fun and exciting, we worked with various student leaders to create SHPECodes, a new year round program for SHPE members in computing.  We are kicking off this program with the SHPECodes Contest. Any student chapter can participate by doing the following:

  1. Take a picture with the SHPE logo and the head of the Computer Science Department at your college, then share it via Facebook and Twitter using the #tech #code and #shpe2015 hashtags
  2. Recruit at least two new paid SHPE members in computing fields and submit their resumes via the form below AND via SHPEConnect
  3. In the form below, answer this question: How would your chapter use $500 to attract new members in computing fields?
  4. Promote the Cool Careers at GitHub Hangout via Facebook and Twitter using the #tech #code and #shpe2015 hashtags
  5. Complete 1-4 by October 15, 2015

Winners will be announced during the SHPECodes Twitter party on October 22, 8pm est/5pm pst, using the #tech #code and #shpe2015 hashtags.

For more information or to register!!  http://shpecodes.org/ 

 

Upload your resume by Oct. 31st and enter for a chance to win an iPad Mini!!

CLICK HERE for SHPE CAREER CENTER
Recap:

YouthSpark Live!
Microsoft/The Confidence Group

Saturday, October 3, 2015
Irving, TX

World class technology giant, Microsoft, joined The Confidence Group in Dallas, Texas to host YouthSpark Live, a special day-long event where more than 1,500 students in the DFW area got to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields - and had fun doing it! 
The Irving Convention Center housed technical trainings, educations sessions, empowerment seminars, gaming sessions, music and entertainment, and giveaways.

Our Regional Vice President and DFW Community Outreach Director, Brianne C. Martin, attended and represented SHPE as a panelist on an educational STEM panel along side fellow STEM professionals and supporters - including SWE's Vice President.



http://www.theconfidencegroup.com/youthspark.html 
Goldman Sachs Dallas Hispanic Leaders Network Event

Monday September 28, 2015
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)
Irving, TX

SHPE DFW was honored to be part of the Goldman Sachs Dallas Hispanic Leaders Network Event. We had the opportunity to come together with other Hispanic organizations and figure out how we can support one another and bring our organizations together.
 

 
SHPE DFW Scholarship Banquet
September 19, 2015

SHPE DFW was pleased to award 5 scholarships to student members at our annual Scholarship Banquet. It's always our privilege to support students with their education!


 

If you have any events/information you'd like to
share with the SHPE DFW chapter please do so by filling out the "Contact Us" form on the website:
www.shpedfw.org


SHPE DFW Board of Directors:
Clemente Quinones (President) ● Rudy Treviño (Vice-President)
Ingrid Campos (Secretary) ● Andrea Valdivia (Treasurer) 
David Cruz (SHPE Jr. Chair) ●  
Juan Nevarez (Professional Development Chair)
Brianne Martin (Community Outreach) ● Juan Meza (Membership Chair)
Raul Asencio (Webmaster)

It's a new SHPE Year!

Don't Forget to Renew your MemberSHPE

Membership is $65 (free for recent grads) and provides access to a wealth of resources within the SHPE community - jobs, conferences, scholarships and resources for grad school, networking.

click HERE to renew or become a new member!

Visit http://shpe.org/ for an inside look to our National Organization!
Visit http://www.shpedfw.org/ for all things SHPE DFW!

 

Save the date

Sub-Regional Retreat
Oct. 17
Texarkana, AR
9:30 AM

M.A.G.I.C. Student Info Session
Oct. 17
Dallas, TX
9:00 AM - 11:00 M

Noche De Ciencias
Oct. 27
Dallas, TX
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Llaves De Exito
Oct. 31
Dallas, TX

General Body Meeting
Oct. 31
Dallas, TX
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 


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