General Body Meeting March 2017

 
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We will be having our general body meeting next month on Friday March 10th at the University of Detroit Mercy-McNichols Campus. This meeting is very important because it will be our last general body meeting for this year. I would like to see all of you there if at all possible. Brian Thomas “The Professional Development Trailblazer”, will be our speaker, and I would like to have a great turnout for this event. For more information on Brian, please go to www.brianthomasspeaks.com. Dinner will be served.

The meeting will be at the University of Detroit-Mercy McNichols Campus, inside the Center for Cyber Security and Intelligence Classroom, located on the 2nd floor of the Briggs Building. *Note: the McNichols entrance will be closed. Please use the entrance off Livernois.* See the attached map for directions.
Also, we will be collecting toiletries for the Detroit Phoenix Center that evening. Please bring your donations to the meeting, and encourage others to do the same as well, so that we can give to those in need.

I appreciate everyone’s cooperation and contribution in making this event and year a success.
RSVP on Eventbrite here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nsbe-detroit-professionals-general-body-meeting-tickets-32246443982

Work/Life Balance Roundtable Discussion – Thursday Feb 9

Due to a demographic imbalance, we will be turning the speed dating event into a group discussion revolving around work/life balance. We hope that you will still join us to contribute to the discussion and meet like-minded black professionals.
We have re-opened registration on Eventbrite. If you were previously on the waiting list, you will receive an email from Eventbrite instructing you how to claim your ticket. If you would still like to sign up, you can RSVP on Eventbrite here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-professionals-worklife-balance-round-table-discussion-tickets-31112281672

 
 

COMPES Holiday Party 2016

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Please join National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, and Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, for the 4th Annual COMPES Holiday Party Friday December 9.

 
Dinner will be provided. Please bring your favorite traditional holiday dessert for our Dessert Potluck.
Lathrup Village Community Room
27400 Southfield Rd
Lathrup Village, MI 48076

Black Professionals Holiday Mixer 2016

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6th Annual Black Professionals Holiday Mixer and Toys For Tots Drive will be held at Detroit Seafood Market PV Lounge.
Admission: A Toy or $20
Free Appetizers and Cash Bar

Thanks to the following local Detroit professional chapters:
NSBE – National Society of Black Engineers – Detroit Professionals
NBMBAA – National Black MBA Association – Detroit
NABA – National Association of Black Accountants
BDPA -Black Data Processors Association – Detroit Chapter
NAMCE – National Association of Minority Consulting Engineers – Detroit Chapter
NBPRS – National Black Public Relations Society – Detroit Chapter
NMCA – National Minority Contractors Association
NOMA – National Organization of Minority Architects – Detroit Chapter
NAAAHR – National Association of African American in Human Resources
NAAIA – National African American Insurance Association
DAP – Detroit Association of Planners
DAR – Detroit Association of Realtors
GDRA – Greater Detroit Realist Association
WBA – Wolverine Bar Association

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-holiday-party-toys-for-tots-drive-tickets-29340218383

September 2016 General Body Meeting

Join us for our first General Body Meeting of the 2016-2017 year! The meeting will take place on Friday, September 16 at the Engineering Society of Detroit (20700 Civic Center Drive Suite 450, Southfield, MI 48076) from 5:30 pm to 8 pm. Our special guest speaker will be De Juan Simmons, Esq.from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. The topic of the night: “You Are Your Business: Managing Your Money For Your Future.” Refreshments will be served as well. Hope to see you there!

To RSVP on Eventbrite, click here:
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NSBE Detroit Membership Drive – August 24th 6-9 pm

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NSBE Detroit Professionals,
Help us kick off the new NSBE year by joining us at our annual Membership Drive! Network with other NSBE Professionals and renew your chapter membership. We’ll be meeting at Baileys of Dearborn (22091 Michigan Ave. Dearborn, MI 48124) on Wednesday, August 24th from 6-9 pm. Hope to see you there!
To RSVP on Eventbrite, click on the link below:

Community Service/ Partnership Opportunity-Life Remodeled (8/1-8/6-2016)

 
NSBE Detroit Professionals,

Life Remodeled is looking for volunteers for a community service project in the neighborhood around Denby High School. Life Remodeled is a Detroit-based nonprofit working to renovate homes, remove blight, and beautify neighborhoods. Volunteers are needed August 1-6. NSBE will be participating on Saturday, August 6 from 8am to noon. You are free to volunteer any day, but if you are planning to volunteer with NSBE, contact Crystal Watkins (nsbedetroitoutreach@gmail.com) to let her know. She will have more information about when and where to meet closer to the day of the event.

Those interested in volunteering can register here: http://liferemodeled.com/volunteer/
Additional project information can be found here: http://liferemodeled.com/2016-project/

COMPES Professional Development Conference

**Registration closes April 19**

 

It’s time to register for the 2016 COMPES Professional Development Conference!  “AMP UP YOUR CAREER” with this one-day conference featuring exciting speakers and breakout sessions.  SWE members receive discounted registration!

·  Learn from experts on current technical topics from cybersecurity to the smart grid, alternative energy to automated vehicles. 

·  Unlock the secrets of the HR Department, and access resources to aid in your career planning and advancement.

·  Craft your elevator speech, hone soft skills like communication and persuasion, and learn to protect your intellectual property as an engineer.

·  Network over breakfast and lunch (included) with other professionals from SWE, NSBE, SHPE, and our sponsor companies.

Where: DTE Energy, 1 Energy Plaza, Detroit, MI 48226

When: Saturday, April 23, 20167:30am – 4pm

Visit www.COMPESPDC.org today to register.

Punch Bowl Social Networking Event on Thurs. 2/25

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In honor of Engineers Week, there will be a networking event with NSBE Detroit, NOMA (National Organization of Minority Architects), and NAMCE (National Association of Minority Consulting Engineers) on Thursday February 25th at The Punch Bowl Social (1331 Broadway St. Detroit, MI 48226) from 5:30pm to 9pm.