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October 19, 2007 - Student branch leaders met at the IEEE Operations Center to share recent accomplishments, challenges, and plans for the coming year at the IEEE 2007 Leaders Summit. Part of the University Partnership Program, the summit allows representatives to build relationships with other student member leaders and brainstorm about membership growth and funding strategies.

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IEEE Hosts 2007 University Partnership Program Leaders Summit

Press release date: October 16, 2007

16 October - Student branch leaders from 13 U.S. universities met at the IEEE Operations Center, in Piscataway, N.J., USA, on 5 October to share recent accomplishments, challenges, and plans for the coming year at the IEEE 2007 Leaders Summit. Part of the University Partnership Program (UPP), the annual Leaders Summit allows representatives from across the country to build relationships with other student member leaders and brainstorm about membership growth and funding strategies. Students from California Institute of Technology; Columbia University; Dartmouth College; Drexel University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Stanford University; Texas A&M University; University of California's Berkeley, Los Angeles and San Diego branches; University of Michigan; Virginia Tech; and Worcester Polytechnic Institute were in attendance.

The day-long summit included a presentation IEEE Spectrum senior editor Jean Kumagai and photo editor Randi Silberman entitled "Bill & Ed's Excellent Underwater Adventure." Drexel University's "Engineering a Better World" and Berkeley's HOPE (Hands on Practical Electronics) were both discussed as model student branch programs.

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