Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology Student Organizations

An active Society of Manufacturing Engineering (SME) student chapter sponsors social and educational events as well as provides students with the opportunity to network and gain the competitive edge needed for building lucrative careers. Club activities include plant tours, homecoming activities, Engineering Technology initiation event, career fairs and other events.

The SME student chapter hosted the following events in 2012 and 2013:

  • February

    2012

    Judges at Skills USA Precision Machining Competition, Joplin, MO

    March

     

    SME Leadership Conference, St. Louis, MO.

    March

     

    Judges at Science Fair, MSSU, Joplin, MO.

    May

     

    2nd Annual Initiation Event

    August

     

    Public Relations: Joplin Art Walk, Joplin, MO.

    September

     

    Paint Ball Event, Anderson, MO

    October

     

    Food Drive for Salvation Army, Joplin, MO.

    November

     

    Study for finals event

    February

    2013

    Judges at Skills USA Precision Machining Competition

    February

     

    Judges at TSA (Technology Student Association) Competition

    February

     

    Plant tour to La-Z-Boy, Neosho, MO

    March

     

    Plant tours – KC, MO:

    Boulevard Brewery, GM – Fairfax Assy Plant, Harley Davidson

    March

     

    Fundraiser: production of key chains

    April

     

    Plant tours to John Deere and South Wire, Coffeeville, KS

    May

     

    3rd annual initiation event

    May/June

     

    IET Softball team played in Joplin Rec League

    September

     

    Plant tour to MERET Center, Crowder’s alternative energy prog.

    October

     

    Plant tours – Spring field, MO

    Mothers Brewery, AECI, North Star Battery

    November

     

    Plant tour to Ducommun Labarge

    November

     

    Bonfire

    December

     

    Adopt a family in need

    December

     

    Christmas party

SME members also participated in senior chapter meetings that included educational presentations and helped with the annual Skills USA Machine Tooling and Drafting & Design competitions.

 SME

©