Student Chapters

University of Missouri Kansas City

The Greater Kansas City Post Officially Charted the 24th SAME Student Chapter

Tuesday, March 3, 2009, the Greater Kansas City Post officially charted the 24th Society of American Military Engineers 24th Student Chapter at the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC). Kevin Truman, Ph.D. - Dean of the UMKC School of Computing and Engineering (SCE), Colonel Roger Wilson, Jr. - President of the GKC SAME Post and Marc Nicolas - GKC Post UMKC Mentor were on hand to sign the charter. Christine Cunningham, UMKC SCE student, along with other post members and UMKC staff and students were there to support the initiative.
 
Objectives of the UMKC SCE/GKC SAME Post partnership include: Linking students with architecture, engineering and construction professionals; advance the scientific and engineering education; assist in the professional development of student members; respond to the needs of student members; and jointly achieve the Society's goals and objectives as prescribed in its strategic plan.
 
The Chapter is looking forward to quality, professionally oriented programs and activities that facilitate and improve communication among students, the military services and private sector AEC firms! For more information in participating in the UMKC Student Chapter please contact Christy Cooper.

Pictured Left: Marc Nicolas, Dean Truman, Christine Cunningham, and COL Roger Wilson

 

Kansas State University

The Greater Kansas City Post Kicks Off a New Student Chapter

Members of the Greater Kansas City Post traveled to Manhattan, KS on January 28, 2014 to hold a Kick Off Event for a new student chapter of the Society at Kansas State University.  The event was well attended, 22 students from several Departments representing three different colleges at the university.  2014 Post President Ann Ewy presented the history of SAME and an overview of the Greater Kansas City Post.  Post Past President Matt Metcalf then shared some pointers on what to expect in industry as well as some do’s and don’ts for new grads both in the job hunt and once the job is landed. 

The Post’s goals for the Student Chapter are to help set expectations for students as they search for jobs, to facilitate networking with Industry professionals, and to build a pipeline of new Young Members for the Post who already have an appreciation for the Society. 

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