Endowment News

Student Endowment Fund: President’s Edition (Part 1)

In this edition of the Student Endowment Fund Spotlight, we would like to highlight words of wisdom from some of the ITE student chapter past-presidents and what they learned from their time with ITE. 1. Please list your top 2 lessons learnt through your time with ITE "I learned [...]

November 4th, 2022|

Student Endowment Fund: August 2022 (Travel Scholarship Winner, Jacob Hamada)

Thank you Western District ITE and the Student Endowment Fund for selecting me to receive the Student Regional Travel Scholarship to attend the Western District Annual Meeting in Palm Springs this June. I am honored and grateful for this scholarship, since it gave me the opportunity to attend the [...]

August 22nd, 2022|

Student Endowment Fund: August 2022 (Travel Scholarship Winner, Christian Galiza)

First and foremost, I would like to take this time to thank the Western District ITE for selecting me as a recipient of the Regional Travel Scholarship, and for the generous support from contributors of the Student Endowment Fund. The Western District ITE’s commitment to aspiring transportation engineers will [...]

August 15th, 2022|

Student Endowment Fund: January/February 2022

San Jose State University hosted the virtual 2022 Western District Student Leadership Summit (SLS) from January 28th-30th. This event brought students from various chapters, including those from Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, and California, all together. Over the span of 3 days, student members were encouraged to focus on interpersonal development, [...]

March 8th, 2022|

Student Endowment Fund: July/August 2021

The July/August spotlight was written by Katherine Lee, 2020-2021 President, and Jacob Hamada, 2021-2022 President of the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo ITE Student Chapter. Cal Poly ITE would like to thank Western District and the Endowment Fund for all their continuous support. During the 2020-2021 academic year, our student [...]

July 27th, 2021|

Student Endowment Fund: March/April 2021

The March/April spotlight was written by David Hurwitz, Ph.D., FITE, Professor of transportation engineering and Student Chapter Advisor at Oregon State University (OSU). Reflections on the importance of ITE Student Chapters and the potential impact of Student Chapter Advisors on the future of the Institute Who am I Professionally? I [...]

March 1st, 2021|

Student Endowment Fund: January/February 2021

The January-February spotlight was written by Kimberly Leung, former Student Funding and Initiatives Committee (SFIC) Chair and one of our newest Visionary level contributors to the Endowment Fund. After being elected to the Western District Board, I was asked by our new SFIC Chair Ashley Kim if I wanted to [...]

February 2nd, 2021|

Student Endowment Fund: September/October 2020

Jenny and Wulf receiving Contributor Recognition for contributions to the Student Endowment Fund. Presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Keystone, Colorado. For the September/October spotlight, Jenny Grote, PE, PTOE, PTP shares her thoughts on the Student Endowment Fund. Jenny is a past International President and a recipient [...]

November 4th, 2020|

Student Endowment Fund: July/August 2020

For the July/August spotlight, Student Funding and Initiatives Committee (SFIC) member Ashley Kim shares how the Joint Western and Mountain Districts Virtual Annual Meeting hosted student events in the virtual format. During pre-COVID times, the Western District would typically host in-person events for students at the Annual Meetings such as [...]

August 15th, 2020|
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