Hello Region G!
It was great to see so many of you at We11 last week! I hope you had a great time. It was great to see so many Region G individuals and sections receive awards and have our region take 3rd place in the SME Bowl competition! Be sure to fill out your surveys if you have suggestions for improvements for the next year (i.e. shuttles, Celebrate SWE!, etc.) for We12 in Houston.
Below are some updates for the week:
1. Keep up the good work in recruiting and retaining members in your section. Your advocacy goes a long way toward keeping sections vital. I especially appreciate all the members who took on the challenge of personally contacting members to renew their membership for FY12! At the end of September, we were having over 100 members renew each day for 1,000 renewals in 10 days!
2. Want to see pictures from WE11? Here’s the link from the professional photographer during the event:
Access code: we11
Photos will be available here for download through mid-January.
3. SWE provides grants for three Wow! That’s Engineering! signature outreach events each year. Grants cover all expenses, plus a team of SWE volunteers and staff to guide event planning. SWE members may apply for a 2012 Wow! That’s Engineering! Signature Event Grant at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Wowgrant2012 Watch our Wow! Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4O6j-AEadk for more information. The application deadline is one week away – November 1, 2011.
If you have already done a Wow! That’s Engineering! signature event, you can apply for a Program Development Grant (PDG) for a Wow! That’s Engineering! Event in a Box.
4. Watch for the Region G Call for Awards in your inbox soon. It will be sent as an eblast to the entire region.
Have a great week! – Jessica