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WordPress login URL changed

Sections that have a WordPress website from IEEE, be aware that the login page for website administrators has changed from …/wp-admin to site.ieee.org/…/dashboard/ where … is your website name. This does not affect ordinary user access to your website, only administrative access.

2015 Region 5 Annual Award Nominations due 10 Feb 2016

IEEE Region 5 is accepting nominations for Outstanding Large Section, Small Section, Member, Educator, Large Student Branch, Small Student Branch, Student, Branch Counselor, Large Company, Small Company, Young Professional, and Individual Achievement. A short description of each and nomination forms, as well as the Call …

Virtual Job Fair Jan 20

The IEEE Virtual Career and Talent Expo, hosted by Region 6, takes place January 20, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM PDT. Register today at www.IEEEexpo.org for instant access to jobs and career resources.
Members may conveniently attend the Virtual Career and Talent Expo from …

Voice Annotated Tutorials

John Meredith, one of our past Region Directors, reports that the Southeast Michigan Section (SEM) has created a number of short video tutorials that may be helpful to Section and Chapter Officers in carrying out their duties as an IEEE volunteer leader. At the time …

New Milestone for Region 5

Western, IEEE and Siemens recently celebrated the IEEE Milestone commemoration of the Virginia Smith Converter Station. The station, located in Sidney, Nebraska, provides an important interconnection between two of the nation’s three electrical grids, literally connecting east to west. Its electrical current conversion technology represents …

Jim Leonard

Sad news just arrived.  Jim Leonard, a good friend, former director of Region 5, past president of IEEE-USA, passed away recently. Jim will have visitation from 4 to 8 on Monday the 18th of May at Baue Funeral Home in St Charles. They are located …

R5 Annual Meeting Hotel Almost Full

The room block reserved for our annual meeting in New Orleans is full but reservations can still be made on a case-by-case (last minute) basis (for now at least) by calling Shana Green, 504-585-4388, at the conference hotel. They will try to accommodate us until …

New Fellows announced for 2015

Congratulations are in order for the 20 members of Region 5 who were recently elevated to the grade of IEEE Fellow.  The complete list of 2015 Fellows with the full citation is available at the IEEE main website IEEE.org. The new fellows in Region 5 …

IEEE Social Media Policy

Did you know that IEEE has a policy on Social Media?  Yes they do and it is posted at http://www.ieee.org/about/social_media/social_media_form.html 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 …

IEEE Region 5 Award Nominations due 14 Feb 2014

IEEE Region 5 is accepting nominations for Outstanding Large Section, Small Section, Member, Educator, Large Student Branch, Small Student Branch, Student, Branch Counselor, Large Company, Small Company, GOLD Member, and Individual Achievement. A short description of each and nomination forms, as well as the Call …