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Student Organizations

Department of Technology Systems

Provides a means for students to network with one another and help them gain exposure to the design profession. Faculty advisor is Mr. Ranjeet Agarwala at agarwalar@ecu.edu.

The mission of the ECU Students Section is to function within the purview of the ASSE. In line with the goal of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the Students Section is designed for students who are pursuing a career in the Safety, Health and Environmental (SH&E) fields. It also seeks to provide additional opportunities for students to learn more about their chosen areas of study, as well as promote interaction between students and safety professionals. Faculty advisor is Dr. Mike Behm at behmm@ecu.edu

A Chapter that encourages the professional and social development of members; fosters leadership by providing opportunities to serve in responsible positions; and provides the infusion of knowledge from sources beyond formal college or University setting such as field trips, seminars, experiences, and friendship among members. Faculty advisor is Amy Frank at franka@ecu.edu.

An international honorary professional organization for education in technology. To become a member of this distinguished group, you must be formally initiated during a dignified initiation ceremony. Faculty advisor is Mr. Len Palmer at palmerle@ecu.edu.

A chapter that promotes the purchasing profession through education in the fundamentals of production, manufacturing, and marketing; effective methods and practices; commodities and their uses; and sources of supply and distribution; gathers and disseminates beneficial information through trade publications, lectures, plant visitations and conventions; promotes friendly relations between purchasing managers with the resulting exchange of ideas; and elevates purchasing as a profession in such a way as to obtain merited recognition. Faculty advisor is Ms. Jeanne-Marie Lawrence at lawrenceje@ecu.edu.

Promotes student relations and involvement with industrial organizations. PAID members are offered an outstanding education and a unique opportunity to succeed in the career fields of Distribution and Logistics. Faculty advisor is Mark Angolia at angoliam@ecu.edu.

Promotes an increased awareness of manufacturing engineering and keeps manufacturing professionals up to date on leading trends and technologies. Faculty advisor is Dr. Merwan Mehta at mehtam@ecu.edu.

Department of Computer Science

The world's largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources. Faculty advisor is Dr. Qin Ding at dingq@ecu.edu.

Department of Construction Management

AGC is the student chapter that promotes the construction management profession and exposes students to the wealth of opportunities networking them to a career in the construction field. Faculty advisor is Mr. Bryan Wheeler at wheelerb@ecu.edu.

East Carolina Construction Association is the umbrella organization of the student chapters of AGC, NAHB, USGBC and WICAT at the Department of Construction Management at ECU. Faculty Advisor is Dr. Syed Ahmed, at ahmeds@ecu.edu.

Membership is for students who are interested in residential construction and the homebuilding industry. Students participate in residential related activities such as Habitat for Humanity, attendance in the International Builders Show and local chapter meetings. Faculty advisor is Ms. Sue Sayger at saygers@ecu.edu

The student honor society recognizing outstanding students locally and internationally for their academic accomplishments as a construction major. Faculty advisor is Ms. Sue Sayger at saygers@ecu.edu.

Organization whose members are interested in sustainable construction and projects based on the LEED system of evaluation and credits. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Faculty advisor is Dr. David Batie at batied@ecu.edu.

Women in Construction and Technology (WICAT) is a new organization supporting women students interested in construction and related technologies. Participating students are construction management, interior design, and distribution and logistics majors. Future affiliation with the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is planned. Activities include networking with women employed in the profession, arranging for guest speakers who actively support women in the industry, engaging in outreach activities that promote construction career opportunities for women, and participating in service activities that utilize the students’ construction knowledge. Faculty advisor is Ms. Sue Sayger at saygers@ecu.edu.

Department of Engineering

Student members are sponsored by full-grade Members or Associate Members. The student must be studying or have an interest in an HVAC&R industry-related field. A student eligible for ASHRAE student membership is a person matriculated in an approved course of study in a university, college, junior college, or technical institute, who is being educated in the arts and sciences covered by the Society's objectives. Faculty Advisor is Dr. Tarek Abdel-Salam at abdelsalamt@ecu.edu.

ASME helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges. ASME is a not-for-profit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. Faculty Advisor is Dr. Tarek Abdel-Salam, abdelsalamt@ecu.edu.

BMES is a professional society for biomedical engineering and bioengineering. The mission of BMES is to promote and enhance knowledge and education in biomedical engineering and bioengineering worldwide and its utilization for human health and well-being. The Faculty Advisor is Dr. Stephanie George at georges@ecu.edu

The honor society is open to the top one fifth of the senior class and the top one eighth of the junior class, based on cumulative grade point average. Members will perform service activities to further the engineering profession and to bring information about engineering to prospective engineers. This is an honor society and is by invitation only.

Engineering Ambassadors is the volunteer service corps for the engineering department. They engage in activities to serve the department, the college and the university. Activities include MATHCOUNTS, Science Fair, Open House, Commencement, and tours for visiting high school students. Faculty advisor is Dr. Evelyn Brown at browne@ecu.edu.

Promotes learning through collaboration with businesses, information technology professionals, and faculty. A non-profit organization, IEEE is the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology. Faculty advisor is Dr. Zhen Zhu at zhuz@ecu.edu.

IISE is an organization open to all students that is primarily focused on the Industrial and Systems Engineering concentration. The objective of the Chapter is to provide students with outside resources to develop their future professional careers. Also, it is a way in which students can get to know each other better outside of the classroom. The highlight of the IIE year is the Student Regional Conference held annually. Faculty advisor is Dr. Evelyn Brown at browne@ecu.edu.

ISPE is the world's largest not-for-profit society serving pharmaceutical science and manufacturing professionals. Student membership is designated for full-time students pursuing careers in pharmaceutical science, engineering, or technology. Opportunities include connecting with ISPE members in your local area, interactive online activities, and access to job lists and career resources to maximize your job search. Faculty advisor is Dr. Loren Limberis at limberisl@ecu.edu.

NSBE is open to any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) degree program. The mission of NSBE is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. Faculty advisor is Dr. Evelyn Brown at browne@ecu.edu.

This organization establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and be recognized for their life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders. When you join SWE you become a part of an elite group of women engineers. SWE is the Society for women who want to advance the field of engineering and excel professionally. Faculty advisor is Karen De Urquidi deurquidik@ecu.edu
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