Shout Out 9/1/14

Hello SWE Members,

I hope your first week of school was fantastic and you are enjoying your day off today! Here is some information and important dates.

1) Board Official Opens Application for Chair Positions:
If you are interested in holding a chair position. Please fill out this Google Form and attend the member meeting on September 18th at 4:30pm in ENGR 242. If you cannot attend the meeting, please email

2) First Member Meeting:
We are hosting our first member meeting on September 18th from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm in ENGR 242. We are having our past SWE members who held an internship panel at this meeting.If you would like to be on the panel please email us back with your interest. Pizza will be served! Look forward to seeing everybody there!

3) College of Engineering Welcome Event and Resource Fair:
SWE will be hosting a table at this event on September 5th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.This event is being held in the Engineering Building Courtyard. If you would like to join us for this event, feel free to show up! This is a great way to recruit new members and meet new people.

4) MEP Joint Leadership Retreat:
This is a leadership retreat provided by MEP which will be hosted by AMD on September 13th. Times have not been determined yet.If you are interested please fill out this Google form by Tuesday, September 2nd by midnight. For those interested in chair positions, I would highly recommend going.

5) SWE Region A Officer Training:
SJSU SWE is hosting the first SWE Leadership Retreat on September 20th from 9:30 pm to 2:00 pm. If you wish to attend, please sign up here, officers, section committee chairs/members , and other collegiate leaders are recommended to attend.Registration closes September 15th, 2014.

6) SWE Annual Conference:
SWE annually hosts a conference for members to attend. This year the conference is dated October 23- 25 in Los Angeles. We will be carpooling down to LA on Wednesday, October 22 and carpooling back Sunday, October 26. SWE-SJSU has booked rooms for the hotel, which will be $120 per person. SWE-SJSU will also help with registration costs. If you are interested please fill out this Google Doc. Payment for hotel is due byOctober 15th to Kimberly Nguyen or Dallen Coulter if you would like to reserve a hotel spot.

7) SWE Bake Sale:
SWE will be hosting a bake sale in the Engineering Lobby on Tuesday, September 23rd from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm to help raise funds for the annual conference. If you are interested in donating baked goods or helping table during the sale, please fill out this Google Form.

8) SWE Club Room:
Thank you to all who came out to clean our precious club room! The SWE room will soon be restocked with printer ink, whiteboard markers, water, and coffee! Stop by and enjoy our club room.

9) SWE Snack Shop:
SWE has restocked the snack shop and is again open for business. The snack shop has been restocked with Sun Chips, Variety Chip bags, Candy Bars, Chewy Bars, Nature Valley Crunch Bars, Fruit by the Foot and Famous Amos. Come by the club room and purchase some goodies!

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