Midterms Stress Reliever


It’s that time of the year… MIDTERMS!

But don’t stress, your HFES fam has got your back! Join us for a stress reliever event November 8th from 3 – 4:30 (Room 3210 ME).

We will have FREE COFFEE, FREE FOOD, and some FANTABULOUS coloring books for you to just sit back relax and chill for a while. Let your brain rest while in the company of friends!

Q&A with Denita Willoughby


Date & Time: Friday, October 20 at 1:30 PM
Location: TBD Mechanical Engineering Building 

Come meet, greet and get to know this years Distinguished Achievement Award Winner, Denita Willoughby!!

This is an AMAZING, let me restate AH-MAZING opportunity to get to know a truly fantabulous UW-Madison alum. For a short glimpse into the award winner’s MANY accomplishments, see below.

Please joins us at the Q & A Friday, October 20th at 1:30 PM!

Short bio: Denita Willoughby is a proven leader in business and in the local community. As Vice President of Supply Management, Denita oversees SoCalGas and San Diego Gas & Electric procurement activities where she manages supplier relationships with over $2.4 billion in expenditures and $41 million in inventory.
Prior to joining SoCalGas, Willoughby was with AT&T for more than 15 years, where she served as Vice President of External Affairs, leading the company’s local government and community affairs in the Greater Los Angeles area. Willoughby has been named by California Diversity Magazine as one of “The Most Powerful and Influential Women in California.” She serves on the boards of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, UNITE LA, and Vision to Learn. She is an advocate for educational initiatives and enjoys mentoring young professionals.

Meet Dr. Najm Meshkati!

HFES Students invited to meet distinguished professor Naj Meshkati!

Date & Time: Friday October 6th at 2:30 PM
Location:3164 Mechanical Engineering Building 

Dr. Meshkati is visiting from USC and is a professor of Industrial Systems Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and International Relations.

Coffee and snacks will be provided!!!!

HFES Pumpkin Patch Event


Date & Time: Sunday, October 15 at 1:30 PM
Place: Schuster’s Farm; 1326 US Highway 12 and 18, Deerfield, Wisconsin 53531

Calling all lovers of all things Fall THIS IS THE EVENT FOR YOU!!! 

HFES will be heading out to a pumpkin patch to get in the Fall spirit with some hay rides, corn mazes and OF COURSE pumpkin picking!! The cost is $10/person, pay at the door of the farm.

The plan is to meet at the Mechanical Engineering Building at 1:30 PM. From there we will have designated drivers, that we will assign prior to the event, drive everyone to Schuster’s Farm.

PLEASE RSVP FOR THIS EVENT on Facebook AND by clicking this link https://goo.gl/forms/fQq4I7QWmVT7Cvb92 and filling out the form. Feel free to bring a friend(s), significant other, sibling, ALL ARE WELCOME BUT EVERYONE MUST BE REGISTERED. It is critical that we get an appropriate head count so that we know how many cars we need!

IF ANYONE CAN DRIVE, please indicate that on the google form, and also comment below!

I don’t know about you guys but I am legit ALREADY EXCITED! Can’t wait to see you all there!!

If you have any questions about the event please do not hesitate to contact me or any other Executive Council Member!