STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS: There are four organizations that work in closely with the MEP Office to promote collaborative learning and professional development through peer support activities that enhance the academic, professional and social environment of their members. The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), and Lambda Psi Honorary.
Lambda Psi Honorary is an undergraduate engineering honorary which targets underrepresented minorities within the College of Engineering. The organization’s mission is to promote and achieve the highest level of academic excellence. Activities include professional development workshops, dinner and discussion sessions with faculty, undergraduate research seminars, hosting of STEM Fest (a pre-college outreach event for all of the STEM Clubs in the Columbus City Schools), end of semester Finals Study Marathons, and social events.
2019-2020 President: Walid Musa
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) at Ohio State is dedicated to increasing the number of culturally responsible black engineers. Members are encouraged to excel academically, succeed professionally, and make a positive impact upon our community. Activities include study tables, professional development workshops, motivational speaker events, pre-college activities, community service and attending regional and national conferences.
2019-2020 President: Sina Musie
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is devoted to the promotion and advancement of Hispanic students in engineering, architecture, and other technical sciences. Activities include community outreach programs such as STEM Challenge and Noche de Ciencias, academic and professional development workshops, and social events. Members can also attend national and regional conferences where they can meet Hispanic professionals and make contacts for future co-op and internship opportunities.
2019-2020 President: Karen Santos
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is an international organization focused on stimulating women to achieve their full potential in their careers as engineers and leaders. Ohio State's section of SWE is devoted on providing professional and social events to prepare students for the next step in their lives.
2019-2020 President: Allison Whitney
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