Mines SWE chapter wins awards

The Colorado School of Mines chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently received the “2013 Outstanding Collegiate Section Award” at the silver level and the “2013 Collegiate Professional Development Award,” for the group’s annual “Evening with Industry” event.

The awards were presented during the SWE national conference held recently in Baltimore that was attended by more than 6,000 members from around the world.

With more than 600 members, the Colorado School of Mines student section of SWE is the largest professional organization on campus and the largest collegiate SWE section in the nation.

SWE is a not-for-profit educational and service organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering, and to be recognized for their life-changing contributions as engineers and leaders. Founded in 1950, SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career for women through an exciting array of training and development programs, networking opportunities, scholarships, outreach, advocacy activities and more.



Karen Gilbert, Director of Public Relations, Colorado School of Mines / 303-273-3541 / kgilbert@mines.edu
Kathleen Morton, Communications Coordinator, Colorado School of Mines / 303-273-3088 / kmorton@mines.edu