student activities

Student Branch Survey

Could you fill out this survey about the operations of your Student Branch?
link: Student Branch Survey
Anyone with any contact with your local IEEE Student Branch can fill out the survey, we appreciate all the feedback we can get!

Student Branch Resources Document

I made a resources document for Student Branch Leaders!
Download: Region 5 Student Branch Resources
Let me know if there is anything else I could add!

Where Do Students Fit Into the IEEE Organization?

This section provides more information about the structure of IEEE. The table is a table shows organizational levels from your Student Branch all the way to the global organization that is IEEE. I also encourage you to take a look at the IEEE Organizational Roster …

Potential IEEE Funding Resources

What can IEEE do for you? There are a number of ways that IEEE can help you financially to run your student branch or create programs that include multiple Student Branches. You should at least know about these sources of funding:

Global Member Geographic Activities
Your Section

Student Branch Reporting Guide

As a Student Branch leader, there are only two things you need to update every year to stay registered with IEEE. These requirements are also important if you would like to request other sources of funding. If you don’t submit them your student branch will …

Meetup (Social Media)

You may or may not have heard about the social media site which has been around oh, about fifteen years. That’s a long time in social media years. I joined up years ago to get event information in my local area but recently found …

IEEE Social Media Policy

Did you know that IEEE has a policy on Social Media?  Yes they do and it is posted at along with a list of registered sites.  IEEE’s goals for social media include empowering the entire community in fulfilling IEEE’s mission and objectives by:

engaging volunteers …

Regional Student Rep Opening

IEEE Region 5 is looking for a new Regional Student Representative, RSR. The Regional Student Representative will help to be the voice of the students to the regions executive board. Some of the tasks involved with the volunteer position are talking to students all over …

Robotics Competition Rules for 2014

The new rules are up and requesting comments at This is a google docs site and is being used this year for soliciting comments regarding the 2014 robotics competition. Watch your email for other news about the competition and the Region 5 Annual Meeting …

Google Apps at IEEE

You may have heard me mention IEEE’s offering of Google Apps the past few months and some of you may even have volunteered to be part of the pilot program.  If you are part of the pilot, let me (r5webmaster at know.  I’d love …