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NSBE National Conference

April 02, 2018

Good afternoon,

After weather delays and flight changes, NSBE made it to Pittsburgh, PA for the National Conference! Because of your generosity, eight students were able to attend workshop sessions on branding, Building Your Chapter, The Importance of a Professional LinkedIn Profile, The Social Impact of Engineering, Leveraging Your Engineering Degree and many other personal and other professional development topics. Raytheon, Dell, Eaton Corp., Microsoft, Google, Boeing, Cummins, Caterpillar, Goldman Sachs, and Amazon hosted professional development sessions and hospitality suites, and GM let us test drive cars around the convention center! This year’s Career Fair had 189 companies and one student, Diandra Sawyer had an interview with Dow Chemical!


NSBE is divided into regions and the University of Louisville is in Region 3. This year, Region 3 won the Supreme Region Award, meaning they are the best of all regions. This award is based on participation at Regional, Leadership, and National Conferences during the year (our students attend all three), elected members on the National board, and participation in competitions. This conference was so meaningful because two of our members Andre Wingate and Diandra Sawyer won 3rd Place in the NSBE Debaters Competition!


Collectively, their leadership growth, fundraising abilities and persistence, commitment to NSBE, and dedication to their education is AMAZING. I am proud of them and couldn’t ask for a better group to advise! We are tremendously grateful for your support! We could not have have made it to Pittsburgh without you!


With gratitude,

Erica Gray

Advisor, National Society for Black Engineers, UofL Chapter

We are leaving for Pittsburgh soon!

March 08, 2018

Thank you for your gift to support our crowdfunding project. As of this morning, we have reached our goal! In a few days, we'll leave Louisville and travel to Pittsburgh for our National Conference. Because of you, we will be able to experience so much and take advantage of this great opportunity.


We are grateful for each one of you and look forward to updating you in the days ahead.


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National Society of Black Engineers, UofL Chapter



Choose a giving level


On Board with NSBE

Your gift of $25 or any amount will make a difference! Thank you for joining our efforts and helping the UofL Chapter attend this awesome event.


Hotel Expenses

Please consider covering the cost of one night at an area hotel. Your gift of $160 or any amount will help a great deal!


Rental Cars

We need 2 rental cars to travel to Pittsburgh! Be the team behind the team who will get us to the National Conference! Your gift of $400 will cover the entire cost but gifts of all sizes are welcomed!


Registration for 3 Students

With your gift of $470, you will cover the registration cost of three NSBE members who are required to attend the National Conference.


Registration Cost for Chapter

You can cover the cost for the remaining NSBE members to attend the conference. For $500, the entire UofL chapter will be able to attend the National Conference. Each student that attends will participate workshops, networking sessions, community engagement events, technical and scientific competitions, and attend a premier career fair.

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