By: Heather Wiest, Leadership Coach What: LCC Drop-In Coaching @ WE18 Who: SWE Leadership Coaches will staff the LCC Drop-In Coaching table. All SWE section leaders and members are encouraged to stop by and meet the Coaches! When: Friday October 19 from 12 to 5 pm Where: The table will be set up near the… Continue reading WE18 Quick Facts: Drop-In Coaching and Office Hours
By: Evelyn Fairman, Leadership Coach Zaineb Ahmad is the FY19 President of the Dallas SWE Professional Section, a group with approximately 300 members and a brand-new leadership team. Despite the fact that Dallas SWE is such a large section, their officers make a concerted effort to greet new members during meetings and events, sitting with… Continue reading What does it take to earn a SWE Gold Award?
By: Heather Wiest, Leadership Coach What: LCC’s Building Membership Workshop Who: SWE Leadership Coaches, Brianna LaBarge and Heather Wiest, will facilitate a workshop on recruiting and retaining SWE section members. All current and future SWE section leaders are encouraged to participate in the workshop. When: Thursday October 18 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm Where: Minneapolis… Continue reading WE18 Quick Facts: Building Membership Workshop
By: Katie Lockhart, Leadership Coach Screens are all around us. According to a report by Common Sense Media, “42% of US children eight and younger now have their own tablet devices.” In the same report, “69% of parents and 78% of teens check their devices at least hourly.” Screens have become central to our everyday… Continue reading Escaping The Screens
by: Heather Wiest, Leadership Coach Always refer to the most update-to-date information on the IRS website when filing tax forms each fiscal year. If you have any questions on EINs or e-Postcards, please reach out to the Finance Committee. Fall is a wonderful time of year filled with picking apples, carving pumpkins, and submitting your… Continue reading Tips for Section Treasurers: Filing Your Section’s e-Postcard
By: Evelyn Fairman, Leadership Coach Membership Building is a cyclic process. Over the summer, section leaders should be thinking about why students should join their SWE section and outlining a membership plan. Recruiting will take place in the fall when you want new members to engage in your events and meetings. Retention practices are needed… Continue reading Membership Building, University of Illinois
Authors: Natalie Hahn, Leadership Coach and Current Collegiate SWE President of the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach Collegiate Section Hannah Morgan, Systems Test Engineer at Instrumentation Laboratory, Past SWE President of the University of Maine Collegiate Section Meagan Eldridge, Systems Performance Engineer at MITRE, Past SWE President of the University of Maine Collegiate Section It’s… Continue reading Being a Successful Collegiate SWE Leader