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CEF Celebrates the Class of 2019

More than 200 guests gathered at the Union League Club of Chicago on June 13, 2019 for the organization’s annual Award Celebration.

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The Primera Foundation Makes a Multi-year Commitment to the CEF Award Program

The Chicago Engineers Foundation (CEF) is pleased to announce that the Primera Foundation has made a four-year commitment, $20,000 in total, to the Chicago Engineers Foundation Award Program.  CEF has awarded over $500,000 awards to aspiring engineering students in the past five years.

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CEF Presents Engineering Magic

It was an evening of magic, with an engineering twist, at Engineering Magic on March 29th.

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CEF Celebrates National Engineers Week 2019

Chicago Engineers’ Foundation volunteers participated in many activities during #Eweek2019.

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CEF 2019 Scholarship Award Application Opens

The 2019 Incentive Award application opened on January 1, 2019.  High school Seniors who plan to study engineering in college, and live or go to high school in the city of Chicago may visit the Foundation’s scholarship application website through April 1, 2019 to apply for award consideration.  In addition, 2018 awardees who are currently studying engineering in college may apply for renewed award support.

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CEF Presents Inaugural Student Success Networking Event

Chicago Engineers’ Foundation presented a new career development opportunity on January 3, 2019.  Incentive Award recipients, alumni, and professionals gathered for the inaugural Student Success Networking Event.

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CEF in the Community

Chicago Engineers’ Foundation volunteers have fanned out across Chicago this Fall visiting schools and working on a variety of activities with K-12 students.

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CEF Presents Building Brews Craft Beer Event

On October 18, 2018 CEF presented the second annual Building Brews craft beer event.

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CEF Welcomes the 2018-2019 Leadership Team

At the September 20, 2018 Annual Meeting CEF welcomed new Officers, Directors and Advisors to the leadership team.

Meet the 2018-2019 Leadership Team

CEF Celebrates the 125th Anniversary of the Chicago World’s Fair

More than 100 guests joined Chicago Engineers’ Foundation for A World of Innovation on August 9, 2018.

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CEF Presents 2018 Incentive Awards

On June 12, 2018 the leadership of the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation hosted the Incentive Award Dinner & Presentation at the Union League Club of Chicago. More than 200 students, family members, volunteers, and ULCC members participated in the celebration to honor the 100 Incentive Award recipients in the class of 2018.

Congratulations to the 2018 CEF Incentive Award Recipients!

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Fun and Celebration at Cocktails & Casino

On March 1 2018 more than 100 guests joined CEF for Cocktails & Casino at the Union League Club of Chicago.  The evening included casino table games, a giant silent auction, great food, live music, and complimentary drink samples courtesy of 6 area vendors.

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CEF Presents Inaugural Student Success Initiatives

On January 3, 2018 Chicago Engineers’ Foundation presented the inaugural Student Success Workshop.  CEF Scholars joined professional volunteers for a session focused on resume essentials and interview skill development.

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CEF 2018 Scholarship Award Application Opens

The 2018 Incentive Award application opened on January 1, 2018.  High school Seniors who plan to study engineering in college, and live or go to high school in the city of Chicago may visit the Foundation’s scholarship application website through April 24, 2018 to apply for an award.  In addition, 2017 awardees currently studying engineering may apply for renewed support.

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CEF Hosts Inaugural Craft Beer Event

More than 100 guests joined the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation at Building Brews, the organization’s first craft been tasting.  Twelve local brewers participated in the tasting.  The event also included a panel discussion focused on the science and technology behind craft brewing.

 

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CEF Welcomes 2017-2018 Leadership

At the 2017 Annual Meeting on September 21, 2017 CEF welcomed new officers, directors and advisors to the leadership team.

Meet the 2017-18 Leadership

CEF Presents 2017 Incentive Awards

More than 200 guests came together at the CEF Incentive Award Dinner & Presentation to celebrate the 2017 CEF Scholars on June 20, 2017 at the Union League Club of Chicago. Members of the Engineers’ Foundation leadership, and keynote speaker Dr. Peter Nelson, Dean of Engineering at UIC, welcomed the students and friends of CEF to this annual celebration.

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Fun and Games at Casino Night 2017

More than 100 CEF supporters gathered at ULCC on March 9, 2017 for Casino Night 2017, the organization’s signature fundraising event.  This year’s theme, Brazilian Carnival, was a festive celebration and fundraiser benefiting CEF’s scholarship awards for aspiring engineers.  The evening featured casino table games, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, wine grab, and an amazing buffet of Brazilian-inspired foods.  The Clemente High School Steel Drum Band and a Luminarts Jazz trio added to the festive atmosphere with live performances.

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CEF Presents Bridging Urban America Film Event

More than 130 guests joined CEF for one of the final American screenings of Bridging Urban America, the Story of Ralph Modjeski.  The event was presented in partnership between the Chicago Engineers Foundation and Transportation Subcommittee of the Union League Club of Chicago.

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