Meet Us: Your Lt. Governor

Hey guys! Meet Stephanie Foege, your Lieutenant Governor for FY18. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Computer Engineering. This summer, she drove down Illinois to view the eclipse in its totality. The amazing part? None of her kids went blind from staring at the sun! In …

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Starting a SWENext Club: How do I do it?

This blog is packed with information on how to start a SWENext club! For a cliffnotes version, check out the numbered points and for more information, see the preceding paragraph! Topics of interest are also bolded for conveniently finding what you might be struggling with most! After surveying our chapters for SWENext interest, the RCT …

Hot Topic: Prepare for the Year Ahead: SWE Member Yolanda Mitchell is Always Connecting … Always Engineering

It's only July but we are already excited for October and WE17! Check out below how one of SWE's member's is living out this year's theme daily!   This year’s theme for WE17 is Always Connecting … Always Engineering. You cannot attend a WE conference without forming connections, and we know that engineering is more than …

Budgets & Banking

Budgets & Ledgers Importance of a budget Keep track of your funds to reduce over- or under-spending Solicit specific event sponsorships instead of generic donations Easier to evaluate the ability to support events, scholarship, etc. Types of SWE budgets Yearly Section/Region/MAL budget (expected) Event Budgets Required for Program Development Grants (PDGs) Recommended for any large …