Welcome Back

To all new and returning ECE students, welcome/welcome back! IEEE has some exciting events coming up this semester, and we hope you'll join us. Check out what we've got planned for the next few weeks below. (Not to spoil anything, but they may involve a Super Smash Bros tournament.)

Gone to Engineering Table
Tuesday, August 25th at 7p
ETC Bridge

Dodgeball
Wednesday, August 26th from 5:45p
Anna Hiss Gym

Panel at the Varsity (formerly Double Dave's)
Thursday, August 27th from 6-8p
Meet us in ACA 103 at 5:45 or at the Varsity

Super Smash Bros N64 Tournament
Friday, August 28th from 7-9p
ETC 2.136

These events are open to all students, so come out to join in on the fun (and food)!

New Member Overview

We've organized some helpful links and info to keep connected with all things IEEE.

Website
ieeeut.org
If you'd prefer the extra keystrokes, ieee.ece.utexas.edu is identical

Office
ACA 103
Stop by to study and hang out with fellow ECE students. We play Super Smash Bros study in there, so come join us.

General Meetings
Every other Thursday in CPE 2.208 @ 7pm
Where we provide free food and an opportunity to hear from potential future employers

Technical Talks
Select Thursdays in CPE 2.208 @ 7pm
Similar to General Meetings, but where company presentations focus on a technology in development

Facebook Page/Group
facebook.com/ieeeut | facebook.com/groups/15813130939/
Both essentially serve the same purpose, and are updated with upcoming events regularly

Twitter
twitter.com/ieeeut
Concise info about upcoming events updated regularly

Google+
google.com/+IeeeutOrg
For the few who've transcended the grasp of other social media

Mailing List
Subscribe here
We'll send out emails every now and then keeping you posted on upcoming IEEE events

Google Calendar
A listing of all upcoming events
For when weekly newsletter updates aren't enough

Elections

IEEE will be holding elections for general officer positions this coming Thursday. These positions include Activities and Events Director, Communications Director, Corporate Liason, Membership Resources Director, SEC Representative, and Treasurer. If you think you'd like to be a part of our officer team next year, read on!

First, let's talk eligibility. Any IEEE member (meaning any UT student) can run for these positions, provided you:

  • Are an undergraduate or graduate student
  • Take at least 50% of your course load on the UT Austin campus
  • Hold (or will hold after elections) a national IEEE membership
  • Will be able to serve as an officer for Summer 2015, Fall 2015, and Spring 2016
  • Will fulfill all general and specific duties according to the Constitution and Bylaws
Our Bylaws and Constitution can be found in our Branch Information page.

Now let's describe the positions available:
Activities and Events Director
Our A&E Director organizes and runs all IEEE activities and (you guessed it) events. This including socials, tailgates, intramural teams, and more.

Communications Director
My position! Comms Director is in charge of keeping IEEE members informed of our upcoming events, which means maintaining our website, updating our calendar, and posting event info on our social media platforms.

Corporate Liason
This is a new position to IEEE, and isn't yet covered in our bylaws. The Corporate Liason will help our Corporate Director (this will be Haley next year) keep companies happy once they've signed on to contribute to IEEE.

Membership Resources Director
Our MR Director is in charge of making sure we have what we need at any given time. They'll order food for meetings, get food for campouts and activities, and keep inventory of our office.

SEC Representative
Our SEC Rep is our link to the Student Engineering Council. They'll attend SEC meetings weekly and make sure our voice is heard in major engineering decisions.

Treasurer
Once our Corporate team gets money from companies, we need someone to keep track of it! Our Treasurer keeps track of what funds we've gotten and budgets them out for activities, meetings, and events over the course of the year.

All of these positions are crucial to IEEE's success in the coming years. If you think you're a good fit for any of them, apply!

Finally, the application and election process. If you're interested in running for any of these positions, you can apply here. Once you've applied, make a slide describing yourself and send it to Josh at chair at ieeeut.org. You'll be given a short time to speak at our meeting this Thursday, and after each candidate has presented the voting process will begin to decide our officer team. Only IEEE national members are allowed to vote, so if you're interested in voting be sure to follow our registration steps on our Branch Information page.

Spring 2015 Third General Meeting

Thanks to everyone that came out!

Spring 2015 Second General Meeting

Thanks to everyone that came out!