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Latest YPC News - January 2013

Posted by Elizabeth Haughton on

2013 has been a busy year for the Young Professionals Committee. Early on in the year, we attended the majority of Student Regional Conferences, speaking to students about long term involvement in AIChE and information about careers and graduate school.  Now that 2014 has begun, we will once again focus on participation in the Student Regional Conferences – the dates for the upcoming conferences are posted on the AIChE website (http://www.aiche.org/conferences/student) – if there is a conference taking place at a school near you and you would like to attend for YPC, please contact Jose Urquijo (jaurquijo@outlook.com) and Sarah Ware (sarahaware@gmail.com)

We have recently completed our latest round of elections and leadership position appointments.  We are very happy to welcome  Sarah Ewing as our new Vice Chair - to learn more about Sarah Ewing, please read the post “Highlight New Vice Chair. With the addition of Sarah, Kate Gawel has transitioned into the position of Past Chair – please take a moment to thank Kate for all her hard work! Thank you Kate!  We also are welcoming quite a few folks to new leadership positions – welcome aboard! Didn’t get a chance to apply for a leadership position but would like to?  We are filling additional positions on a rolling basis, please look for an announcement with the application link in the near future.  If you are not currently part of our email distribution list and would like to be, please visit the link and fill out form. (http://www.aiche.org/community/sites/young-professionals-committee-ypc/forms/keep-posted-on-ypc-activies)

This newsletter is part of the launch of our new Community Site on aiche.org.  (http://www.aiche.org/community/sites/young-professionals-committee-ypc). Our newsletters will now be coming out in this medium as well as other announcements.  We will be experimenting with some of the new features that this site offers – so check back often!

Additionally - please take a few minutes to update your online profiles on the AIChE website. Please use the link (http://www.aiche.org/user/login) to log into AIChE and update your profile.