SHOUT OUT 10/6/14

Happy Monday SWE members! Here is some information on upcoming events!

1) Female Volunteers Needed for Girl Scout Outreach Event on Sat Oct 18th

The College of Engineering will be hosting a Girl Scout outreach event on Sat Oct 18th. Girls in grades 4-8th will come to our campus and engage in hands-on engineering activities designed by the Girl Scouts. We are looking for female engineering or science students to help run the event. You will be trained in everything you need to know.  If interested please fill out the form below:

2) Next General Meeting: 4th Street BOWLING!

SWE is hosting its next general meeting at 4th Street Bowl from 2-5pm! It will be $3.50/shoe rental + $4.50/game! The flyer is attached below, if you have any questions please feel free to ask.
Hope to see you ALL at the event!

3) Next Officer Meeting

The next the Officer meeting will be Monday October 13th from 6:00-7:30pm. We will be talking to all the Chairs and will be going over their specific roles and upcoming events. Hope that everyone can make it!


4) SWE Societal Conference

Last day to register for the Societal SWE Conference was September 27, 2014. SWE SJSU WILL NOT reimburse receipts if purchased AFTER  September 27, 2014 unless you have been approved by SWE Team Tech to purchase tickets after this date.

If you have already registered for the early bird registration:

  • Email receipt to kimberly.nguyen@sjsu.eduby Thursday, October 9th
  • We will only reimburse early bird registration!
  • If you do not email kimberly.nguyen@sjsu.eduby the deadline you will not be reimbursed.
  • No guarantee that all of your registration will be covered.

5)  Hotel Rooms for SWE Conference

Once you have purchased a ticket and have sent the receipt  please fill out the google form below if you will need sleeping accommodations.

6) Meeting Availability

To ensure all members get the privilege of attending at least one officer meeting and/or member meeting this semester, SWE SJSU has created a poll asking you for your availability. 
Please click the link below to participate in the poll as soon as possible!

7) Chair Positions Still Available

SWE SJSU is still looking for dedicated members to fill in the remaining available chair positions. 
The following chair positions are still available:

Graduate Membership

Please click on the link below to fill in the form.

If you have any further questions about the positions available, please email

8) Annual SWE 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 by October 15th to Kimberly Nguyen or Dallen Coulter if you would like to reserve a hotel spot.

9) Space Technology Research Grants Program

The Space Technology Research Grants Program has released its annual application for the Nasa Space Technology Research Fellowships. Applications will be considered from students pursuing a maser’s or doctoral degree in relevant space technology disciplines. The submission deadline is November 13, 2014 at 6pm. Please see the flyer attached below for further details.

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