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Educational Mega-Challenge: Smart Cities

Sunday, September 30th, 2018

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IEEExtreme 12.0 Programming Competition

Sunday, September 30th, 2018

IEEE holds an annual programming competition called IEEExtreme. This is a global challenge in which teams of IEEE Student members compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of programming problems. Multiple programming languages are allowed, and you use this platform: https://csacademy.com/ieeextreme-practice/. This competition is 24 hours straight, though it’s broken up into different tasks. Members can bring as many computers as they want, google all they want, etc. Each team can have a maximum of 3 members, and different teams cannot work together.

When?

20 October 2018 00:00:00 UTC, which means 19 October 2018 07:00:00 PM for us here in Memphis.

Where?

Currently, CBU and UofM IEEE are in the process of reserving an exact location. Everyone who fills out the google form below will be updated to the location of the event as soon as it is finalized.

Who can compete?

Teams of up to three collegiate students who are current IEEE student members. A local college or university may form multiple teams.

What could I win?

Fame: Unlimited bragging rights and an item for your resume.

Fortune: The Grand Prize is a trip to the IEEE conference of your choice, anywhere in the world.

For more information, go to ieeextreme.org.

As stated before, this competition is global, however it must be proctored by a professional IEEE member. CBU IEEE and UofM IEEE are planning to host this year’s competition for the teams in the Memphis area, and we will have more details to follow. If this is something you or anyone you know may be interested in, please fill out this form as soon as possible: https://bit.ly/2NHuCrD

CBU S-PAC

Monday, November 13th, 2017

You are invited to attend S-PAC!

S-PAC is a Student Professional Awareness Conference for students and professionals to network.

Our S-PAC focuses on all Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields. We hope to have companies, professionals, and students from all the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields attend!

STUDENTS
ALL Students get to attend for free thanks to IEEE Region 3
(but you still need to register)

PROFESSIONALS
You will receive 2 Professional Development Hours
for attending S-PAC!

REGISTER TODAY!
http://spac.ieeecbu.org/registration

SPEAKERS
“What to do when your startup gains too many clients”
Justin McCann

“Professional Development and Developing the Professional”
Ian Rubin de la Borbolla

WHEN & WHERE
4:00PM | Friday, November 17th, 2017
Harian Hall | Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
1695 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104

Please spread the word about S-PAC!
Invite your friends, professors, students, and co-workers!

IEEE Region 3 Student Leadership Workshop

Friday, October 13th, 2017

All Tennessee schools: IEEE Region 3 and the IEEE Lipscomp Branch will be hosting a Student Leadership Workshop on Saturday, October 21st 10AM at Lipscomb University.
Come meet other university leaders in your state and get advice on applying leadership skills to run a successful IEEE Student Branch.

Reimbursement for student branches will be available in two ways by IEEE Region 3:
1. The normal mileage reimbursement (~.50/mile) per student branch that attends
2. An additional $10 per student number that each branch brings.

All IEEE student members are invited to attend.

You must register HERE

Deadline to register: Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Memphian Named Region 3 Student Rep

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Jill Johnson, from Memphis, has been named the Region 3 Regional Student Representative. Jill is also the Vice Chair of the IEEE Student Branch at CBU.

Not sure how the regions are divided, see the map below:

SoutheastCon 2017 News

Monday, May 15th, 2017

IEEE SoutheastCon 2017 was held in Charlotte NC on March 30-Apr 2, 2017. Here is news from that event:

UofM IEEE Chapter Places First In Software Competition at 2017 SoutheastCon

Dr. Aaron Robinson, Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and eight students from UofM’s IEEE student chapter attended SoutheastCon, the annual IEEE Region 3 Technical, Professional, and Student Conference. IEEE is the world’s largest technical and professional organization for the advancement of technology.

Students and their competitions included: Jarrett Anderson, Robot team; Grayson Cupit, Robot team; Preston Darling, Robot team; James Palmer, Robot team; Bassam Bahhur, Software & Ethics team; Will Blankenship, Software & Ethics team; Brandon Coldicott, Software team; Bryan Fuller, Ethics team.

Due to an error in the final scoring process, the results were wrongly reported at the SoutheastCon awards ceremony. But we are excited to announce the software team won first place! Competition organizers contacted Herff and came to campus to make the award presentation.

Left Photo: Software team members receive their first place award AND Beats by Dre wireless headsets from Mr. Charles Lord, Chair of 2017 SoutheastCon.

Right Photo: Dean Rick Sweigard, Associate Dean Russ Deaton, Associate Professor & Chair EECE, Chrysanthe Preza, the software team and Mr. Charles Lord.

Memphis High School Student Receives 1st Place in Open Division of the Hardware / Robotics Competition

Davis Fotenberry, a Memphis Student who has been competing at SouthEastCon since he was 10, once again took home first place in the open division of the Hardware Competition.

CBU Wins two awards at SouthEastCon

CBU’s Trey McGinnis got 3rd place in the Student Paper Competition for his paper “Teaching Digital Logic Through Video Games.” CBU also placed 3rd in the T-Shirt Competition

IEEE Region 3 Student Branch Leadership Training Workshop

Monday, November 7th, 2016

IEEE Region 3 will offer a Student Branch Leadership Training Workshop in Memphis, TN at Christian Brothers University on Saturday, November 12. The purpose of the workshop is to provide student branch leaders with the tools necessary to develop and implement a successful branch plan for the upcoming school year. Student leaders and Branch Counselors should plan to attend the workshop. Local IEEE Section leaders are also encouraged to attend, especially Section Student Activities Chairs. The workshop will be held from 10:00am to 4:00pm and requires advanced registration at $20 per person. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Date and Time: November 12, 2016 – 10:00am to 4:00pm
Workshop Location: Christian Brothers University
650 East Parkway South
Thomas Center, Sabbatini Lounge
Memphis, TN

Directions: https://s3.amazonaws.com/swxassets/2091/cbumap2015.pdf
Points of Contact: Brian McGinnis (ph. 901-604-1370), Kate Bollinger (ph. 901-378-4965)
Registration: http://tinyurl.com/IEEER3-2016-Memphis
Registration deadline: November 9, 2016

You can find more information on the workshop at:
https://www.facebook.com/IEEEStudentsRegion3/

Student Professional Awareness Conference

Monday, November 7th, 2016

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The CBU Student section of IEEE is once again hosting a Student Professional Awareness Conference (S-PAC). This year we have invited Michael Belk, and Dr. Ben Amaba, to hold presentations on “Continuing Education”, and “Innovation and Change” respectively. These men have many years of experience in the engineering world, and will have very insightful presentations. There will be a panel discussion for each presentation, plenty of networking opportunities, and not to forget food! Any Professionals that attend will also receive two Professional Development Hours (PDHs).

S-PAC 2016 will be held on Friday, November 18th at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception’s Marian Hall. Registration starts at 4:00. Dinner will be served at 5:50. You can register online at spac.ieeecbu.org. The cost to register is $30 for professionals and FREE for students. Students just put the name of your school in the ticket field.

If you or your company are interested in becoming a sponsor please let me know.

Thank you for your time and I hope to see you at S-PAC 2016!

CBU SPAC

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

The CBU student section of IEEE is once again hosting a Student-Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC). They have invited Mr. Dick Gadomski to speak to us about Entrepreneurship. Mr. Gadomski has personal experience in being an entrepreneur, so his talk will be very insightful! They will also have a panel discussion, and there will be plenty of networking opportunities!

The event is Friday November 20th at the Kroc Center from 5-7:30pm, with registration starting at 4:30. Dinner will be served. Tickets are $35 for professionals, $10 for students, and you can register online at spac.ieeecbu.org.

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CBU Recognized for S-PAC’s

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

From: IEEE USA Website

Make Your Mark Contest Winners

3/14/2015

IEEE SPAx hosted a contest to find student chapters who have created amazing student professional awareness events; We wanted to see what great SPAx events your student branch has organized or is in the process of organizing. Our winners for first, second, and third place are as follows:
1st Place: CSU East Bay
2nd Place: UCLA
3rd Place: CBU

CBU

3rd Place: CBU

The IEEE Student Branch at CBU had another great S-PAC in November of 2014. Our S-PAC’s themes this year were “How to Define Yourself” (Maria Lensing of AT&T) and “Innovation of Technology” (Dr. Ben Amaba of IBM). CBU also continued our new tradition of having Amy Ware of CBU start off with icebreakers and having local professionals participate in a panel discussion at the end of the S-PAC.

The students were happy this year to have Fisher Arnold, MLGW, AT&T, CBU Student Government & CBU School of Engineering, Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers, The University of Memphis Herff College of Engineering, and Midsouth Utility Consultants as sponsors.

They also had 2 S-PAVe events in addition to our S-PAC. The first S-PAVe event was a resume and LinkedIn workshop presented by Mike Zurkammer of CT Groups. In this workshop Mr. Zurkammer taught the students the importance of resume building and keeping a well updated LinkedIn profile. The second S-PAVe event was an interviewing workshop presented by Mike Zurkammer of CT Groups. In this workshop Mr. Zurkammer presented a short presentation on proper interviewing skills. The workshop ended with the students and Mr. Zurkammer asking different interviewing questions to each other and providing live feedback on the responses.

The IEEE Student Branch at CBU has been involved hosting an annual S-PAC since 2007 and they are looking forward to hosting the event this year!