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SECURING THE PIPELINE....
Patriots NSBE's Jr. Chapter
National Society of Black Engineers
2016 - 2017 Patriots NSBE Jr. Chapter 3238
Patriots NSBE Chapter Executive Board Officers
Justice Flora, Parliamentarian
Elizabeth Adejumo, Secretary
Miguel Lopez, Vice President
Kelin West, President
Kahlib Newman, Treasurer
General Information: Students joining the Patro-Tech Science Club receive a complimentary membership to the Patriots National Society of Black Engineering, Jr. Chapter. Students from 4th - 12th grade is eligible to compete in NSBE's STEM programs and competitions. Patriots has been one of the largest Junior Chapter of the National Society of BlackEngineers (NSBE Jr.). The NSBE Jr. The chapter offers important advantages for future engineers and scientists. The NSBE Jr. The chapter offers important advantages for future engineers and scientists.
There are monthly workshop meetings with guest presenters, competitions, out-of-town conference, college fairs, and a Lego and Robotics team. In general, the program is college-oriented, helping students to understand what different science and technology field involve, to plan for college and careers in one of these fields, and to get excited about the possibilities. As a member, students will receive a bi-annual magazine called NSBE BRIDGE. The Bridge will have information on SAT/ACT, college admission, preparation assistance, scholarships, science fair, mentoring, tutoring and muchmore. Additionally, members can receive discounts of up to 30% off of DELL computer purchase.
Program: Workshop meetings: Workshop meetings on held on every3rd Saturday at the Prince George's Community College, Largo Maryland from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. There is workshop curriculum for each meeting with a choice of tutorial, career, and life skills workshops. Below are a list of workshops:
- Cyber Security
- Video Games/Flash Animation
- Lego Competition
- Teen Engineering Design
- Making Beat/Fundamental of Recording
- Computer Building
- Life Skills
Competitions and Conference:
College Fairs: We encourage members to attend College Fairs, currently including those organized by Congress member Donna Edward and the KAPPA SAT prep workshops College Expo. There is also a recruitment fair organized by the Government's intelligence agencies. The intelligence agencies pay some students' college tuition in exchange for career service after graduation.
Robotics Teams: The NSBE Jr. The chapter has its own robotics team!
Business and Government support: NSBE activities receive support from a wide range of government and corporate sponsors such as Bank of America, NAVSE, NAVY, DOD, Air Force, Coast Guard, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, BAE Systems, Booz Allen and Hamilton, MITRE, PEPCO and Microsoft and from many individual volunteers. Patriots is seeking external support for expanding the program to incorporate a comprehensive pre-college assistance program.
Fees: Patriots members will receive a complementary membership to NSBE.
- Try-Math-A-Lon is free
- Black Engineer of the Year award conference is $30
- Summer and fall conferences cost approximately $250 (all costs)
- National conference cost approximately $600 (all costs)
- College fairs are free