In 2015, the Midwestern District Board created a Student Activities Committee to promote the advancement of the transportation planning and engineering profession among students in the study of transportation engineering and planning. In recognition that students are the future leaders of ITE and the Midwestern District, the District Board wanted to take more proactive steps in interacting with student members, and in coordinating and promoting student chapter activities across the 11-state area of the District. The Student Activities Committee is responsible for assisting universities and colleges within the Midwestern District to establish new student chapters, assisting in reactivating student chapters, and monitoring the status of the student chapters. The committee also coordinates with both the local sections/chapters and International ITE staff on student related issues, and is available to student chapters to provide information and advice on issues ranging from providing contact information for members, officers and staff of the Institute to providing career guidance advice and related materials.
The Student Activities Committee is responsible for the following student activities and competitions that are conducted each year:
The committee also provides support to the host student chapter of the annual Midwestern/Great Lakes Student Leadership Summit.
The committee is comprised of a chair and vice chair, appointed by the District Board, and representatives from each section in the District. If you are interested in working with this committee, please contact your Section’s President or a member of the committee.
|Illinois Section||Ashley Hochstatter||Ashley.Hochstatter@hdrinc.com|
|MOTIVE Section||Nicole Oneyearfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|NCITE Section||Abby Rieckman
|Wisconsin Section||Susan Paulusemail@example.com|
|Committee Chair||John Davis||DavisJ@AyresAssociates.com|
|Committee Vice Chair||VACANT|
There are 23 Student Chapters under Midwestern District. If you are interested in starting a Student Chapter, click here to go to the ITE website for additional information for student programs and services to get you started.
|Illinois Institute of Technology||Zongzhi Li
|Iowa State University||Jing Dong
|Kansas State University||Eric Fitzsimmons
|Marquette University||Alexander Drakopoulos
|Missouri University of Science & Technology||Ghulam Bham
|North Dakota State University – Fargo||Amiy Varma
|Northwestern University||Pablo Durango-Cohen
|Oklahoma State University||Samir Ahmed
|Saint Louis University||Jalil Kianfar
|South Dakota State University||NC
|Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville||Yan Qi
|University of Arkansas||Sarah Hernandez
|University of Illinois – Chicago||Bo Zou
|University of Illinois – Urbana/ Champaign||Rahim (Ray) Behekohal
|University of Kansas||Steven Schrock
|University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Campus||Alireza Khani
|University of Missouri – Columbia (Rolla)||Carlos Sun
|University of Nebraska – Lincoln||Aemal Khattak
|University of Oklahoma||Richard Marshment
|University of Wisconsin – Madison||David Noyce
|University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee||Troy (Yue) Liu
|University of Wisconsin – Platteville||Kristina Fields
|Washington University at St. Louis||Shawn Leight
Each year ITE Student Chapters are required to submit an annual report to the Midwestern District Board and to ITE Headquarters. Click annual_report_form to find a report form template that shows the minimum information required to be submitted by each Student Chapter to ITE Headquarters each year. (See Section II.D of the Student Chapter Manual.) You may use a copy of this form, filling in the blanks and adding attachments as appropriate; or if it is more convenient, submit the same information in a format similar to this form.
If your Student Chapter desires to be evaluated for the annual Midwestern District and ITE Student Chapter Awards, you are invited to prepare a supplementary report that describes your Student Chapter activities in greater detail than is requested in this report.
Click here to view chapters reports submitted in previous years.
Student Scholarship (ILITE) $2,000 (Undergraduate Career Objectives/Recommendations)
Harvey Shebesta Scholarship (ITEWI) $1,000 (Career Objectives/Recommendations)
Martin Bruening Student Paper Award Competition (ITEWI) – $200 (Technical Paper)
Thomas J. Seburn Student Paper Award (MOVITE)
Jan Kibbe Student Scholarship (MOVITE)
Technical Research Grant (MOVITE)
For more details about the MOVITE scholarships and grant, please visit the MOVITE web site at: http://www.movite.org/organization/awards/