The Student Activities Committee (SAC) shall coordinate Region 3 student activities and provide advice and support for student activities to IEEE entities.
Conduct a Region 3 Student Conference each year in conjunction with SoutheastCon. While the majority of the effort is performed by the host Student Branch, the Region 3 Student Activities Committee (SAC) establishes policy and provides assistance for various activities normally part of the conference, including the Student Paper Contest and a Student Hardware Design Contest.
Interact with the IEEE MGA Student Activities Committee.
Monitor Student Branch activities within the Region and represent student activities concerns to the IEEE.
Ensure compliance to the Region’s “Student Travel Policy” and provide a preliminary budget, based on the approved Student Travel Policy, to the Region 3 Finance Committee.
Develop and administer the student award and recognition programs for sponsorship specifically by the Region. Presently available awards are:
Exemplary Student Branch Award,
Outstanding Student Branch Award,
Student Professional Activities Service,
Student Paper awards, and
All student awards at SoutheastCon.
Review and revise as appropriate the SoutheastCon Student Conference Manual.
Ensure the Annual Student Conference Hardware Design Contest Rules reflect the desired goals of the Region’s contest, and are of appropriate specificity and complexity, and are relatively free of ambiguity. Ensure that all of the rules and contest information for SoutheastCon are readily available on the Region 3 website.
The Region 3 Student Activities Committee will meet annually at the Region 3 Student Conference held in conjunction with the Region’s SoutheastCon Conference. In conjunction with the annual Region 3 Student Activities Committee meeting, there will be a Student Branch Chairs Workshop conducted by the Region 3 Regional Student Representative.