MSPE - Western Chapter

Upcoming Events

Thu May 18
Dinner Meeting - Annual Awards Meeting
Grand Street Cafe - 4740 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64112
Sun Jun 18
Annual MSPE State Convention
Old Kinderhook - 20 Eagle Ridge Road, Camdenton, MO 65020
Mon Jun 19
Annual MSPE State Convention
Old Kinderhook - 20 Eagle Ridge Road, Camdenton, MO 65020
Tue Jun 20
Annual MSPE State Convention
Old Kinderhook - 20 Eagle Ridge Road, Camdenton, MO 65020
Wed Jun 21
Annual MSPE State Convention
Old Kinderhook - 20 Eagle Ridge Road, Camdenton, MO 65020

Scholarship fund donations

$ 5000
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$ 1400
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28%
Updated
11/28/2016

The Western Chapter Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization and your donations are tax deductible. Please contact the Treasurer or President for documentation.

MSPE Leadership Conference

Board members from various MSPE chapters around the state converged on Lincoln University in Jefferson City for the 2012 MSPE Leadership Conference. A zip file of the materials provided at the conference can be downloaded here (72MB download).

President's Message

Volunteer Today - There Are Many Opportunities in Kansas City

Authors: Jim Guthrie, Clint Mason, Derek Vap

Many P.E.s, graduate engineers, EITs, associates, and friends in the Kansas City metro area volunteer their time and expertise in supporting community activities which are aimed at providing needed services for many; but also to provide positive experiences for boys and girls through many different “STEM” (science; technology; engineering; & mathematics) focused programs.

Participation in the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers Western Chapter (MSPE-WC) programs allows many engineers and their friends to provide civic service to their community and allows them a chance to offer that spark that possibly helps a youngster decide to pursue a career in a STEM field.

What helped you decide to go to college; or pursue a particular discipline in engineering?  Was it your parents; or a school teacher; or a relative who provided a good example; or maybe it was the engineer who volunteered at your high school to help your physics teacher build a robot for your team?  Most engineers were encouraged or inspired to consider engineering by someone who took the time to share their time and passion for engineering with them.

Participation in MSPE is an excellent way to give back to the engineering community through volunteering.  The goal of MSPE-WC is to promote the ethical and competent practice of engineering.  Our chapter accomplishes this by creating a network of engineering professionals and leaders in the Kansas City area and by promoting engineering as a career to middle and high school students.  Participation in MSPE-WC can take on many forms.  The first step is to attend local monthly meetings.  MSPE-WC is always looking for volunteers to lead committees or to assist in putting on our special events.  MSPE-WC has several programs and annual community outreach efforts in which one can become involved.
 

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