South Central Region
Message from the Region Vice President - Brandon Laird
I am honored to have the
opportunity to serve the South Central Region. My mission is to improve
the health of each chapter and provide continuity to allow for growth by
working together to solve problems and increase the influence of the industrial
engineer. Please join with me in working
to improve the world around us.
Overview of IIE Divisions
The Institute of Industrial Engineers seeks to connect professionals and students in order to develop and advance the Industrial Engineering profession. By participating in one or more of the IIE Divisions, members can join with other individuals globally to gain insight into specific industrial engineering fields and industries. Contributing to these groups is free to IIE members, and each organization offers a unique set of resources and knowledge. Keep reading to learn more about each of the IIE Divisions.
Attend the South Central Regional Conference!
Dates: Feb. 25-27, 2016
Location: Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan.
Contact: Drew Ewing, Student Conference Co-chair
Jumpstart your career! In addition to various competitions that allow the winners to present at the IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2016 in Anaheim, California, attendees can network with and listen to speakers from industries, take plant tours to learn about processes and potential employers, and start forming their own professional networks with other up-and-coming students.
Click here for more information and registration.
Congratulations to chapters that have attained GREEN chapter health status for five consecutive years!
University chapters: University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Texas at Arlington, and Wichita State University (KS)
The Chapter Chronicles
What are some of your fellow South Central Region chapters up to? Location cities? Missions? Goals? Objectives? Activities? Accomplishments? Plans for the future?
Click on the chapter you want to read about or read them all!
Chapter No. 56: Greater Wichita
Chapter No. 92: Greater Kansas City
Chapter No. 860: Oklahoma State University
Chapter No. 861: University of Oklahoma
Chapter No. 875: Texas A&M University
Chapter No. 753: Texas State University
Chapter No. 876: Texas Tech University
Chapter No. 877: University of Houston
Is Your Feedback Effective?
How do we ensure that we are developing our employees and achieving the desired results? It’s as simple as giving the right feedback. A carefully thought out message can show peers and employees that you value their insight and trust them to take the wheel. On the other hand, a sharp critique can stunt a team member’s productivity permanently and damage important relationships. Read the entire article