Society of Women Engineers


 

 

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Recent Events
Friday, April 12, 2013
First annual fundraising at Lego Olympiad

Saturday, March 2, 2013
Ramona Anand, Advisor, SWE presented at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg at the Regional Conference
    

In the News
    

The Society of Women Engineers Collegiate Interest Group at Lorain County Community College (LCCC) was proud to host and support The Cleveland Engineering Society’s fall conference. Held all day on Thursday, October 30, 2014, the event was attended by over 200 professionals and students.

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About Us
    

Community of Support

SWE is an inclusive organization focused on issues of interest to women specializing in engineering and technical careers. 

  • A strong network of women engineers from academia, government and industry, corporate representatives, government officials, and other individuals supporting and advocating for the mission of SWE. 
  • Awards and recognition programs honoring outstanding accomplishments of women in the engineering profession as well as those who have contributed significantly to the advancement of women in engineering and technology professions.

Education and Development

SWE's education and outreach activities are designed to enhance the quality of life for women of all backgrounds who pursue the profession of engineering.

  • Scholarship opportunities for all educational and professional levels, including undergraduate and graduate students, and women re-entering the workforce as engineers (at national and section levels). 
  • Reduced fees for admittance to national and regional education conferences that offer networking, professional development, seminars, workshops, and leadership training.

Resources and Information

As a worldwide leader in engineering knowledge and support, SWE is a partner you can turn to for advanced, relevant information about women in technical careers.

  • SWE Magazine—the Society's award-winning magazine, covering issues of interest to women engineers including the achievements of women engineers, career development, career guidance, activities within the Society, and technical topics. 
  • All Together, SWE's monthly newsletter. 
  • SWE Online Communities. 
  • Webinars and podcasts. 
  • Online career center where you can manage your resume and search hundreds of jobs posted monthly by SWE's sponsors. 
  • Outreach programs that encourage girls to pursue careers in engineering through SWE's alliances with Girls Inc., Girl Scouts, and US FIRST (Foundation for the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.

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Leadership Skills

Members are encouraged and supported in the development of skills necessary to be effective leaders in a global marketplace. 

  • Develop leadership experience in a non-threatening environment through leadership roles at the sectional, regional, and national levels. 
  • Publish articles in the SWE Magazine. 
  • Present technical papers at national and regional conferences. 
  • Lead seminars and workshops at national and regional conferences.

For more information, contact Ramona at ranand@lorainccc.edu. or call 440-366-4930. Students will get all the benefits of membership and much more without having to pay a membership fee.

 

SWE News

 LCCC student Marianna Malek of Amherst recently spoke to a group of Elyria Catholic High School students. Marianna is a math major and a member of the Society of Women Engineers.


 

Announcements

15 to Finish: Add a Late-Start Class Today

Take at least 15 credit hours per semester and you'll be closer to graduation and closer to your career. There’s still time to add a class to your schedule. Late-start courses begin March 23.
   
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Use Caution in Parking Lots

Workers are replacing the light fixtures on campus roads and parking lots. Some roadways and parking spaces will blocked off during this time. Please be very careful and slow down.
  
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MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014, spring 2015, or fall 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
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Financial Aid Filing Fairs

LCCC will offer free help for anyone filing a FAFSA form - regardless of the college they plan to attend - at a series of Financial Aid Filing Fairs held in February and March. Click here for details and to register online.

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MBA Program Begins in Fall 2015

Beginning in fall 2015, Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will offer a master’s of business administration degree through the University Partnership. Learn more.