Aerospace Engineering Graduate Student Organization (AEGSO)

Academic - Engineering

Description

The purpose of this organization is to enhance the quality of graduate education within the Iowa State University Department of Aerospace Engineering through promoting involvement, networking, and communication among aerospace engineering graduate students and faculty members.

Affiliations

This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

File AEGSO_Constitution1.pdf
Tier Student Organization - Registered

Membership Information

Student Members 16
ISU Members 7
Non-ISU Members 0
Allowed Members Any member of Iowa State University
Allowed Officers Active members participating in MEGSO meetings, committees, and events as defined by current AEGSO executive officers.
Membership Qualifications The officers of AEGSO must meet the following requirements: a) Be an on campus graduate student in Aerospace Engineering. b) Be a participating member of AEGSO. c) Be in good standing with the university and enrolled at least half time, unless fewer credits are required in the final stages of their degree as defined by the Continuous Registration Requirement during their term of office. d) Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in the semester immediately prior to the election and during the term of office. e) Be ineligible to hold office should the student fail to maintain the requirements as prescribed in a), b), c) and d).
Membership Restrictions None
Elections/Selection End of the Fall Semester, elections and interviews depending on the position.
Meetings Weekly meetings of executive officers with other events throughout the semester.

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

Weekly meetings of executive officers, with additional events throughout the semester.

Description of Special Events

An open forum at the beginning and end of every semester to discuss issues or concerns within the department.
Weekly Thursday Morning Coffee break with graduate students and Aerospace Engineering faculty members under ISU airplane in Howe Hall.
Other Social Events.
Fundraising events throughout the semester.
AEGSO Lecture series