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EMPLOYER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD
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EMPLOYER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
 
Region 3 of IEEE is now soliciting nominations for the Employer Professional Development Award.
 
The purpose of the award is to recognize organizations in Region 3 (that employ IEEE members) for outstanding contributions by the organization to employee continuing education and professional development as evidenced by their quality, comprehensiveness, innovation, or impact.
 
Schedule:
 
Deadline for Nominations:
Recipient and Alternate selected:
Region Executive Committee approval:
Recipient notified:
Award Presentation:
December 1, 2001
January 1, 2002
January - February 2002
February 2002
SoutheastCon 2002
Scope: One award annually
 
Nomination Package:
 
  • "IEEE Region 3 Employer Professional Development Award Nomination Form," completed by nominator.
  • Letter of endorsement from an IEEE member employed by the organization being nominated.
  • Letter of endorsement from Section Chair in the area in which the organization is located.
  • Letter of endorsement from one other individual (optional).
  • No more than five pages of additional material supporting the claims of contributions or achievements.
 
Visit http://home.olemiss.edu/~atef/atef.ieeer3.html for more information regarding this award and to obtain a printable form of the application.
 
  
EMPLOYER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD
  
BASIS OF SELECTION
 
General: Contributions to employee continuing education and professional development as evidenced by their quality, comprehensiveness, innovation, or impact.
Specific: Specific contributions to the continuing education or professional development of engineering employees in Region 3. Contributions to the continuing education or professional development of other technical or non-technical employees. Importance of these contributions to the individual employee.
Selection Committee: IEEE Region 3 Educational Activities Committee (EAC).
Award Instrument: Framed certificate attesting to the contributions of the organization.
 
SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS AND REQUIRED INFORMATION
 
The following information should be included in the nomination package: (1) the name of the organization as it should appear on the award, (2) complete contact information (name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address, if available) of the individual within the organization who has present responsibility for continuing education or professional development, (3) complete contact information of the nominator and all endorsers. The nomination package should address the following: (1) why the organization is worthy of this recognition, (2) the specific contributions which qualify the organization for this award, (3) what makes this organization's contribution outstanding, and (4) any additional details and supporting documentation Each nomination must include a letter of endorsement from an IEEE member employed by the organization and from the Section chair in whose geographic area the organization is located (include IEEE membership numbers). These letters of endorsement must be from someone other than the nominator. The nomination package should include the nominator's suggested citation which will appear on the award and publicity releases. The Award Committee reserves the right to edit the citation for conciseness and clarity. The nominator must sign and date the nomination form and mail it to the Region 3 Educational Activities Committee Awards Chair.
 
Additional information regarding the criteria for this award and nomination instructions can be found in Section 2 of the Region 3 Awards and Recognition Manual or by contacting the EAC Awards Chair.
 
Submit nominations directly to the Region 3 Educational Activities Committee Awards Chair:
 
Dr. J. Patrick Donohoe, Awards Chair
Educational Activities Committee
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mississippi State University
Box 9571
Miss. State, MS 39762
 

 

 
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Region 3 Public Information web page
 
I would like to bring to your attention the new Region 3 Public Information
web page. This page is part of the Region 3 web site and contains
information to assist you in preparing news articles/communication that
benefit your section, council, division and region. The web page can be
found at,
 
http://www.ewh.ieee.org/reg/3/publicinfo/
 
Contained within the sub site is the IEEE Publicity Manual in HTML and Word
format. Also included are links to other sources of Public Relations
information. Please review the manual and the links. In you know of more
and better information, please let me know and we will make it available on
the site for all to use.
 
Thanks to Chip Dawson for his help in producing this new page.
 
Please let me know if you have any questions about the page and the role of
Public Information in Region 3. Remember, if we don't write about it, they
won't know.
 
Thanks,
 
Lee Stogner
R3 Public Information
IEEE-USA VP Professional Activities
Office 864-281-8276
Mobile 864-444-0618
 
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