(Photo Above: UI Bridges to Prosperity Student Chapter, Continental Crossings, receives Team of the Year Award with alum, Ethan Gingerich, receiving Bridge Builder of the Year Award at the Bridge Builders Conference this past fall in Tennessee)
Role of the College
The College of Engineering is invested in creating opportunities for students to further develop their leadership skills and to become more engaged and committed student leaders. In turn, student orgs are empowered to maximize their impact around the college, the university and the community.
The College of Engineering has more than 30 recognized student organizations comprised of honors organizations, departmental and multi-disciplinary organizations, women, minority and professional organizations, and industry specific organizations. The Student Development Center (SDC), Dean’s Office and Engineering Student Council work together to support recognized student organizations in the college by:
-Creating continuity among organizations from year-to-year and easing officer transition
-Promoting engagement and collaboration among students, organizations and other university groups
-Celebrating the accomplishments and successes of our student leaders
-Providing funding opportunities and guidance on budget management and fund raising
Benefits to Recognized Student Organizations
-Access to Student Organization Room, 3517 SC, for small group and committee meetings and other facilities around the building as needed and available
-Bulletin Board Space in the Seamans Center
-Marketing Around Seamans Center - Slides on LCD Monitors/Targeted Emails
-Printing of Flyers and Organizational Documents
-Funding Opportunities Administered by Engineering Student Council
-Connections with Alumni and Companies for Seminars, Speakers, etc.
-Advisor Support and Resources
-Web Site Hosting/Organizational Email
Honorary organization affiliated with Biomedical Engineering.
Honorary organization affiliated with Industrial Engineering. (updated August 2013)
Professional organization affiliated with the field of Aerospace Engineering. (updated August 2013)
Professional and technical organization affiliated with Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. (updated August 2013)
Professional and technical organization affiliated with Civil and Environmental Engineering. (updated August 2013)
Professional organization affiliated with Mechanical Engineering. (updated August 2013)