Dear SWE Region J Members, Welcome to the home of the Region J Blog. There will be a weekly posting where you’ll find news directly from our SWE sections, the National Organization, and other Region J happenings. Also, each month, there will be a different Hot Topic posted. You will be able to share your … More Welcome to the Region J Blog!
Hello everyone, and happy March! I’m not sure about all of you, but I know the winter darkness in the Pacific Northwest makes it hard for me to get out and stay active (it just makes me want to cuddle up inside with hot cocoa)! Fortunately, as winter comes to a close and spring is … More Outreach
Hi everyone! I hope the first month of 2018 was a great one! As some of you might have been wondering, now is the time to start thinking about SWE Awards and Competitions! SWE Awards are a chance to recognize yourself, teammates, mentors, and educators for significant contributions to the engineering community. There are 19 … More Awards and SWEFLs
By Amanda Levenson Wow, it’s December already? I guess that’s cheers to the start of the winter holiday season and the (almost) end of a school term! After a few months of FY18 SWE membership/leadership under your belt, you might have started to reflect on some of the activities and programs you’ve helped coordinate or … More Leadership Coaching Committee (LCC)
By Amanda Levenson Happy November! For those of you that were able to attend WE17 this year, I hope you had a great time listening to inspiring talks, networking, and exploring the lively city of Austin, Texas! Now that the conference has passed, I’ll begin discussing important information for your collegiate chapter. This month, I … More Utilizing Counselors and Faculty Advisors
By Amanda Levenson Hello everyone and happy October! Not only is this upcoming month busy with midterms, football (go Dawgs!), and figuring out Halloween costumes, but also ramping up for SWE’s biggest event of the year: WE17, the world’s largest conference and career fair for women in engineering! In my last post, I discussed general conference logistics, … More Networking at WE17
By Amanda Levenson Believe it or not, WE17–SWE’s annual conference, and the world’s largest conference and career fair for women in engineering–is already coming up on October 26th, and taking place in the Live Music Capital of the World: Austin, TX! Over several days, WE17 will offer a myriad of professional development, career/networking, leadership, and … More WE17 Logistics
It’s nearing the end of my term as RCCE for FY16-17. It’s been my pleasure serving on the RCT this year. Congratulations to Amanda Levenson, who was elected as RCCE for FY17-18! To close out this year, I have a few more features from collegiate sections in Region J. Jenna Hills of the George Fox … More End of RCCE Term + Collegiate Section Features (George Fox, Oregon State)
For those who attended WE Local this past weekend in San Jose, hope you all had a great time! Continuing with introductions, Region J’s Region Collegiate Representative (RCR) is Moira Gion. Originally from from Portland, Oregon, she is a senior this year studying Mechanical Engineering at Portland State University. Her coursework has been mostly focused … More RCR Introduction, University of Portland Feature
Hello everyone! I apologize for the late start this year in updating this blog. To start off, I’m Stephanie Yip, the FY17 Regional Collegiate Communications Editor (RCCE) for Region J. I’m originally from Honolulu, HI. Currently, I attend Seattle University where I am a senior in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Some of my areas of … More FY17 RCCE Introduction
Everyone remember to get in your Region Collegiate Section Award Submissions by this Friday, April 15th! You can access the package on the Region J website, and please feel free to contact email@example.com with any questions.