Hot Off the Press -- 2017 ACE Yearbook

The August 21/28 double issue of Engineering News-Record includes the 2017 ACE Yearbook as a special supplement.  The lead stories focus on mentors, gender diversity, and affiliates celebrating major anniversaries.    Thirty-five (35) affiliates are featured or mentioned throughout the 40 pages of the publication.  
A digital version of the yearbook is available on the ACE website. Affiliates will receive a small batch of hard copies.  Additional complimentary copies can be ordered on the ACE website.  
National Staff Update

Two experienced ACE hands have become Regional Directors.  Katie Chevalier – ACE alumna, mentor, and co-founder of the Hudson Valley, NY affiliate – has taken over the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic position, replacing Diana Eidenshink who will now devote herself full-time to the responsibilities of Interim Executive Director. 
Paulette Dallas – the Los Angeles affiliate’s administrator 2010-15 – has replaced Andrew Frankel as the new Regional Director for the West.  Andrew has shifted to the new role of Director of Program Operations with responsibility for ACE’s database, social media, and website.
Tiffany Millner, current executive director of the Eastern PA affiliate, will work part-time for ACE National as a communications consultant.

The Results Are In -- Student, Alumni, Mentor Surveys
More than 6,200 students, alumni, and mentors responded to three extensive surveys earlier this year.  This trove of data contains information useful to affiliates.
Results specific to affiliates are now being distributed to each affiliate.  Overview reports with national results are posted on the ACE website.  


Seattle mentors demonstrate their shake table activity at the All Affiliates Conference in Kansas City.

All Affiliates Conference
Seventy-five leaders from 45 affiliates gathered in Kansas City for the 1½-day All Affiliates Conference in late June.  Fundraising, board development, and mentor recruitment/retention were among the major topics discussed.  At the Idea Tool Box best-practices fair, ten affiliates shared their student activities, curricula, newsletters, and other materials.
All conference materials and presentations can be accessed here

New Videos Available
Affiliates can now make use of three new videos produced by ACE National and the Eastern, PA and Greater New York City affiliates.  These videos can help affiliates recruit students and mentors and otherwise promote ACE. 
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