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Society of Women Engineers (SWE).


About SWE

A national organization geared to promoting women in the engineering and technology fields. SWE promotes the outreach of young women into the STEM fields and gives members resources to grow in their professional career. It is open to both women and men. Activities include attending the national conference which changes location each year, and the regional conference. We sponsor an engineering day with Girl Scouts, and put on a Mr. Engineer competition.

What's Happening?

Members will be attending the Regional Conference in Nashville, TN in October. Contact Jennifer for more information. Our meetings are Tuesday evenings at 5 pm in the CASET lobby.

NEWS 2012-13

  • In 2011-2012 year, members of SWE were able to go to the intentional conference in Chicago, Illinois. The members were able to network for job offers and go to seminars about the engineering field.
  • SWE put on the first Mr. Engineer competition. The Mr. Engineer competition consisted of a dress, talent, and Q/A session. The winner, Nick Letts, was crowned Mr. Engineer. Read the news story here.... MR. ENGINEER! 2011
  • April 2012, SWE hosted their 4th annual Girl Scout Day. Girl Scout Day is a young out reach program to the local Girl Scout chapters in the Eastern Upper Peninsula Area. Read the news story here.... SWE Girl Scout Day

Images

 

SWE members at 2014 conference
Members attended the 2014 SWE Conference in Los Angeles, Calif.

Grace and Mindstorm Daisies Jon amid the Daisies Mr. Engineer Competition

Contact Info

President:
Jennifer Fredericks

Faculty Advisors:
Collette Coullard
ccoullard@lssu.edu

Robert Hildebrand
rhildebrand@lssu.edu

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