Monthly News & Updates | February 2022
We're pleased to present the latest issue of SHPE's Graduate Announcements, News, Advocacy, and Scoop newsletter brought to you by the National Graduate Committee (NGC). This is a space where we highlight opportunities for current and prospective graduate students. If you have any questions, or you are interested in becoming a volunteer in the NGC, please email us at NGC@shpe.org to learn more!
FUTURE FACULTY CAREER EXPLORATION PROGRAM
A rigorous four-day program designed for African American, Latino American, and Native American scholars and artists to experience a “behind the scenes” glimpse into life as a faculty member at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). The program is for current PhD/MFA students, alumni, postdoc scholars and fellows, and others interested in a career at RIT.

INTERVIEWING FOR ACADEMIA

Are you a Ph.D. student/candidate? Are you a post-doc? Are you looking into applying for a position in academia? Then come join us at 7pm ET on Thursday, February 24, and meet our panelists to learn more about how to prepare a successful application for academia.

COMMUNICATING ENGINEERING RESEARCH EFFECTIVELY

Sharpen your communication skills with the Region 6 Graduate Committee and the University of Illinois' Writer's Workshop. Expect to learn advanced writing skills and habits to draft your papers and finish that degree. This event will take place on Thursday, March 3, from 6 - 7 pm CST via Zoom.

JOIN OR RENEW NOW TO PARTICIPATE IN ELECTIONS

Election season starts this week! SHPE's elected leaders, including regional representatives and the national Board, are the heart of the organization. These servant leaders donate their time and energy to the Familia while building their skills and their resume. If you want to run or vote in these elections, you must be a member in good standing by February 15.
 
2022-2025 SHPE STRATEGIC PLAN

The 2022-2025 SHPE Strategic Plan is now available! This plan is the blueprint and the foundational document for SHPE's growth over the next three years. Please take a moment to read it and then join us for a Town Hall at 6:30pm ET on Thursday, February 24 with CEO Chris Wilkie and Board Chair Miguel Alemañy. They will present the plan and answer any questions you have about it. 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
ScholarSHPE: Building an Amazing Resume Webinar | February 15 @ 8pm ET | Register
Election Nominations Period Opens | February 15 | Information
ScholarSHPE: Tell Your Story Through a Compelling Essay Webinar | February 23 @ 8pm ET | Register
SHPE Town Hall re: Strategic Plan | February 24 @ 5:30pm ET | Register
Interviewing for Academia | February 24 | 7 PM ET | Register
latinXfactor: Expand Your Career | February 24 @ 8:30pm ET |Register
SHPEtinas Reset: A Virtual Retreat | March 1 | 2-6pm ET | Register
ScholarSHPE: Wow! What a Letter Webinar | March 3 @ 8pm ET | Register
Communicating Engineering Research Effectively | March 3 | 7 PM ET | Register
RLDC 1 | March 3-6 | Portland, WA | Register
RLDC 5 | March 10-13 | College Station, TX | Register
Future Faculty Career Exploration Program | Application Due March 14 | Apply
Election Nominations Deadline | March 15 | Information
RLDC 3 | March 17-20 | Denver, CO | Register
RLDC 4 | March 17-20 | Albany, NY | Register
RLDC 6 | March 31-April 3 | Indianapolis, IN | Register
RLDC 2 | April 7-10 | Newport Beach, CA | Register
RLDC 7 | April 7-10 | Atlanta, GA | Register
Scholarship Applications Due | April 30 | Apply
2022 NILA CCLP | June 16-18 | Virtual | Sign up for info
2022 NILA President's Summit | August 3-7 | Orlando, FL | Sign up for info
2022 National Convention | November 2-6 | Charlotte, NC | Sign up for info
Make sure to follow @shpenational and SHPE Regions (@shperegion1, @shperegion2, @shperegion3, @shpe.region4, @shperegion5, @shpe_region6, and @shperegion7) to stay updated on the many great events occurring often throughout the year!
CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have an inquiry for us, please reach out using one of the email addresses below.

National Graduate Committee: ngc@shpe.org
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Events: events@shpe.org
Information Technology: it@shpe.org
Marketing: marketing@shpe.org
Membership: membership@shpe.org
Programs: programs@shpe.org
Registration: registration@shpe.org
IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Advocacy) Concerns: familia@shpe.org
All Other Inquiries: shpenational@shpe.org

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