33rd Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet May 1st

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You are cordially invited to attend SHPE San Diego’s 33rd Annual Awards & Scholarship Banquet “Celebrating STEM Stars” on Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 6 PM.

A celebration of SHPE San Diego’s corporate partnerships, community and education leaders, accomplished students, and our bright future STEM innovators. Join us for an extended hosted reception (including Mariachi) with bar, seating and food action stations followed by our program in the Qualcomm Hall, and wrapped up with coffee, dessert, and networking in the lobby.

Early Bird tickets are available until 9 PM on April 25th at $50 for professionals (and their guests) and $25 for students/parents/chapter advisors/guests.

Late ticket purchases will be available until April 30th at $65 for professionals and $45 for students so get your tickets now!


Our Keynote Speaker will be Juan Faus, Retired Qualcomm Manager and Past SHPE San Diego President.

Our MC for the night will be Heidy Arriola, Region 2 Vice President.

Date: Friday, May 1,2015

Time: 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

6:00 – 7:15 pm     Extended Hosted Reception & Bar
7:30 – 9:00 pm    Scholarships & Awards Program
9:00 – 9:30 pm    Coffee and Dessert

Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall
5775 Morehouse Drive
San Diego, 92121

April News & Events

Happy Easter SHPE Familia!
This month is full of opportunities to give back, network, and grow professionally! We’ve also released a Mid-Year Executive Report highlighting our activities in the first half of the year as well as progress towards our fundraising goals! Check out the report here! Keep reading to view our calendar of upcoming events and find out more information on each of them.
SHPE April 2015 Upcoming Events

Professional Growth:

Annual Elections: Nominations for 2nd VP, Treasurer, and Secretary are open now until 4/17! Come to our Green Flash Mixer to find out more from our current board and visit the Annual Elections page for more info on board and chairman positions.

Region 2 RLDC: Region 2’s Leadership Development Conference is this week and there are still a few spots available to attend! This year’s conference will be held in Los Angeles at the USC campus. Visit the conference web page for the Student, Professional, and High School Track Agendas and Registration! Note that the Saturday high school track is open to all high school students and is free!ViaSat Light bulb Launch Image

April GBM & Tour: Our last GBM and Tour will be held at ViaSat on 4/22! Come learn about ViaSat and find out more about our student chapters. More info here.


April 2015 Mixer at Green FlashGreen Flash Brewery Mixer: Come network, meet other SHPE members, and find out more about board positions at our professionals only April Mixer at Green Flash Brewery on 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, California 92121 from 6 to 8:30 PM! More event info on our Facebook page.

May 1st, 2015 Annual BanquetAnnual Banquet: Early bird tickets are on sale now through 4/25 for SHPE San Diego’s 33rd Annual Scholarships and Awards Banquet! Join us in celebrating this year’s achievements and scholarship recipients!

Give Back:

English Monte Vista NDC Flyer 2015-04-15Noche de Ciencias East County: Spread the word and volunteer for SHPE Noche de Ciencias at Monte Vista High School in Spring Valley on 4/15! This Noche is sponsored by Cuyamaca College, Monte Vista SHPE Jr., and San Diego Gas & Electric. Click for more information! Download the English flyer here and Spanish flyer here!



OHS Noche de CienciasNoche de Ciencias North County: Oceanside High School will be hosting their 2nd Noche de Ciencias on 4/28! Spread the word and sign up to volunteer! This Noche is sponsored by SHPE San Diego, Oceanside SHPE Jr., and SHPE Foundation. Click for more information!

April GBM and Tour at ViaSat

On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015, ViaSat will be hosting our last general body meeting and facility tour of the year. They will be providing a Tour of their Production Facility and Satellite Systems demo room. Join us to learn more about ViaSat’s career opportunities, the Satellite Communications Industry, and SHPE San Diego’s student chapters and upcoming events! This event is open to Professionals, Students, and Guests.

Registration deadline is Sunday, April 19, 2015
To accommodate travel time from San Diego to Carlsbad, attendees can register for the tour (5:30 PM) and meeting or just the meeting (6 PM).

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Date: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

ViaSat Headquarters
6155 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, 92011

Tentative Agenda
5:15 PM – 6:00 PM: Registration
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM: Facility Tour
6:00 PM – 6:10 PM: Refreshments
6:10 PM – 6:40 PM: ViaSat and Satellite Communications Overview
6:40 PM – 7:30 PM: SHPE Announcements & Updates

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ViaSat specializes in engineering creative ways to connect people to communication applications that improve their productivity, quality of life – and even safety – when terrestrial networks are not practical, cost effective, or able to provide a high-quality service.

We provide consumer, commercial and government customers with communications services and systems that exceed expectations for performance, anywhere in the world. With intelligently optimized services, integrated systems, and groundbreaking technology, we deliver seamless communications that meet unique demands. Learn more at www.viasat.com.

Updated: Booz Allen Hamilton Hosting March 5th Networking Event

This event RSVP has been extended to Friday 2/27 due to a mix up in which students can attend. The event is open to all SHPE college student levels, professionals, and NSHMBA members.

On Thursday, March 5th, Booz Allen Hamilton‘s Latin American Forum(LAF) group is hosting our March Networking Event at the Cosmopolitan Hotel & Restaurant in Old Town. Booz Allen Hamilton will be presenting a company overview, their career opportunities, and facilitating a networking workshop.  LAF will be providing appetizers while attendees will be responsible for the purchase of any drinks. This event is open to professionals and students.

Registration deadline is 7 PM 2/27/15

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Date: Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Cosmopolitan Hotel & Restaurant
2660 Calhoun St
San Diego, CA 92110

Tentative Agenda:
(5:30 – 6:00) Opening Comments
(6:00 – 7:00) Networking/Icebreaker Tips
(7:00) Closing Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton Recruits the following majors and careers in San Diego and Los Angeles:

Majors: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Educational Technology, Finance, Information Systems, Accounting, Operations Research, Electrical Engineering

Career Fields: Cyber Security/Information Security/Information Assurance Engineers, Systems Engineers/Administrators, Network Engineers/Administrators, Cloud Solutions Developers, Software Developers, Financial Analysts, Audit Readiness Analysts, Program/Project Management Analysts, Cost Analysts, IT Project Managers, Integrated Master Schedulers, Contracts Management Analysts, SharePoint Developers/Administrators, Electrical Engineers, Software/Systems Architects

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More about the Latin American Forum:

The Latin American Forum (LAF) has over 650 members, about half of which are not of Latino / Hispanic origin. Its mission is to coordinate professional development programs, cultural, and community service opportunities which enable all members to further enhance their careers, network with their peers, and celebrate Latino / Hispanic culture. LAF has been recognized for its Diversity efforts that are in line with the Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) pillars and the firm’s goals. In 2009 and 2013, LAF won Booz Allen’s highest award, the Booz Allen Excellence (BAE) Award in the category of D&I. This award was in part due to events held during Hispanic Heritage Month.


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More about Booz Allen Hamilton:

For 100 years, Booz Allen Hamilton has embraced the core consulting values penned by our founding partner, Edwin Booz. Our heritage, culture, and exceptional people are an enduring testament to a 100-year-old institution that is still driven by the same values that were core to its founding. Edwin Booz said it best: Start with character… and fear not the future.