2019 Professional Series – Financial Challenges That Matter Most

The second session of our Professional Leadership Series Seminars, Financial Challenges That Matter Most will be held Thursday, March 28th, 2019 at 5:30 PM! Our guest presenters, Luis Alcala and Mike Dutton will cover important topics like: Prioritizing decisions to help meet your goals and finding out about the insurance and services that may help you address challenges in your financial life.

This important session will be held at Hazard Center – Prudential Advisors

What: 2019 Part 2: Professional Development Series – Financial Challenges That Matter Most
When: Thursday, March 28th, 2019
Where: 7676 Hazard Center Drive (7676 Hazard Center Drive San Diego, CA 92108)
Room: Suite 600


5:30 PM – 6:00 PM: Registration & Refreshments
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Presentation by Mr. Alcala and Mr. Dutton
7:30 PM – 8:00 PM: Questions & Networking

Please RSVP by 6:00 PM March 26, 2019 to attend. Use the RSVP link to sign up. We hope to see as many of you there as possible!

“Prudential Advisors” is a brand name of The Prudential Insurance Company of America and its subsidiaries.

This seminar is not intended to market or sell any specific products or services and is designed to provide general information about the subject matter covered. Prudential and its representatives do not give legal or tax advice. Please consult your own advisors regarding your particular situation.

Prudential Financial is not affiliated with Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers- San Diego (SHPE).

Offering investment advisory services through Pruco Securities, LLC (Pruco), doing business as Prudential Financial Planning Services (PFPS), pursuant to separate client agreement. Offering insurance and securities products and services as a registered representative of Pruco and an agent of issuing insurance companies. 1-800-201-6690. The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ and its affiliates.

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General Body Meeting – March 15, 2019

You are cordially invited to the SHPE San Diego Professional Chapter General Body Meeting.

Join us at Solar Turbines where we will go over previous and upcoming events and activities. We are honored to be joined by Juan Rojas, Vice President of Customer Service. You don’t want to miss out!

You must RSVP by 4:00 PM March 13, 2019 to attend. Please use the RSVP link to sign up. We hope to see as many of you there as possible!



2019 SHPE San Diego Nominations

Nominations are now open for Executive Board positions for SHPE San Diego Professional Chapter. Please read below to nominate yourself, or someone you feel would be interested in being a part of the Executive Board

Positions open Elections:

| VP of Student Affairs | Treasurer |

Please click on the links for each position to read the descriptions of responsibilities.

Nomination Process:

  • Nominations are now open as of March 1, 2019
  • Send nominations to [email protected] and make sure to CC the nominated individual. Please begin the email subject with “[2019-2020 nomination]“
  • Executive Board Member positions can be reviewed on the Executive Board Position Descriptions page
  • Nominated individuals must accept their nominations and provide a brief bio by March 31, 2019 to be included in the voting ballots
    • Brief bios can include: candidate info, candidate’s involvement with SHPE, and their plans to enhance the chapter through their position

Voting Process:

  • Voting will be online and anonymous through surveymonkey.com
  • Voting members (Paid Members) will be able to vote between April 2, 2019 and April 15, 2019
  • Remember that you must have paid your SHPE Inc. membership dues to cast a vote
  • We will announce the election results and install the new board at the SHPE Annual Scholarship & Awards Banquet on May 3, 2019



2019 SHPE San Diego Scholarships

2019 SHPE San Diego Scholarship Awards


  • Must have a minimum of a 2.8 GPA for Corporate Scholarships; lower GPAs may be considered for non-corporate scholarships
  • Shall be pursuing a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math degree full-time at a university or community college (Continuing students: if you are not taking 12 units or more please indicate why)
  • Current full-time student at a San Diego County community college, university or high school with an active SHPE chapter
  • Shall be a registered and paid SHPE student or SHPE Jr. chapter member, verified with SHPE National Office
  • Shall have participated not only with respective chapter, but the SHPE San Diego Professional chapter (as requested) and other non-SHPE Chapters
  • Must be a San Diego County resident

Receipt Requirements

  1. Must attend the Annual SHPE San Diego Award Banquet in early May
  2. The following must be delivered to SHPE San Diego Scholarship Chair before disbursement
    1. A Thank You letter to SHPE SD Board of Directors and Respective Sponsor
    2. Verification of full time enrollment (12 units or more) and your student ID number
  3. A Spring semester/quarter unofficial transcript reflecting a minimum of a 2.8 GPA (ensuring the retention and continuance of student’s intent to pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math degree). If this receipt requirement is not met then the scholarship will be forfeit.

2019 Scholarship Application Details

The 2019 scholarship application process will be online and sent via e-mail. The application period will be open from March 1th, 2019 through April 7th, 2019. Scholarship recipients will be announced on May 3, 2019 at the SHPE San Diego Annual Awards Banquet; recipients must be present to be awarded the scholarship. Scholarship checks will be distributed in September after Receipt Requirements materials have been received.

Application Submission Process

  1. Download and complete the 2019 SHPE Scholarship Application (PDF) or (WORD)
  2. Attach an unofficial transcript
  3. Attach a copy of your resume (not to exceed one page)
  4. Attach a head shot photograph (to help us verify participation with SHPE SD chapter; photos will NOT be shown to scholarship judges)
  5. Attach the signed SHPE SD Scholarship Application Signature Form. The form must have your signature and the signature of your student chapter president (or adviser for SHPE Jr)
  6. If applicable, attach an acceptance letter to 4-year university or statement that you are entering a community college (this can be turned it at a later time if you still have not received it yet)

In total, you will have the following 5 (or 6) files to send via e-mail by April 7, 2019:

  1. 2019 SHPE Scholarship Application (Questions/Form)
  2. Unofficial transcripts (to date)
  3. Copy of your resume/CV
  4. Photo (head shot)
  5. SHPE SD Scholarship Signature Form (signed by your chapter president or advisor)
  6. If applicable, admission offer to a college or university (this can be turned in after April 7, 2019, but before scholarship disbursements are sent)

Once you are ready, please send you files via e-mail. If you have any questions, please send them as well.

2019 Scholarship Submission: [email protected]

Good Luck and don’t forget to have someone review your application before submitting!

Apply Online Before April 7, 2019, 11:59 PM Pacific Time

For more information, please contact the Scholarship Committee.