Past Events

CEF Online Auction

March 27, 2020

Welcome to the inaugural online auction

March Board of Director’s Meeting

March 19, 2020

The leadership of the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation meets for bi-monthly Board of Director’s meetings at the Union League Club.

Advanced registration is required to attend.  For more information email [email protected]

CEF Celebrates National Engineers Week

February 22, 2020

The week of February 16th through 22nd is National Engineers’ Week.  Chicago Engineers Foundation is celebrating Chicago engineers.

Engineering Focus: National Engineers Week Kickoff

February 17, 2020

Chicago Engineers Foundation presents a kickoff luncheon to National Engineers Week in Chicago.

CEF & ULCC Presents Black Engineers, Scientists and Inventors in American History

February 13, 2020

In celebration of Black History Month, on Wednesday, February 13, the ULCC Public Affairs Subcommittee on Race Relations and Chicago Engineers Foundation (CEF) invite members and their guests to a presentation on “Black Engineers, Scientists and Inventors in American History.”  

The speaker is Mr. George A. Smith, P.E., an alum of the Chicago Engineers Foundation Incentive Award Program (Class of 1971), a member of the CEF Associate Committee, and a Founder of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).

Trivia Night @ ULCC

February 10, 2020

Get ready for a fun evening at Union League Club of Chicago!

Philanthropy Night Happy Hour at ULCC

February 7, 2020

Join Chicago Engineers Foundation, Luminarts Cultural Foundation, and Union League Boys and Girls Club for the first Philanthropy First Friday at Union League Club of Chicago.

January Board of Director’s Meeting

January 24, 2020

The leadership of the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation meets for bi-monthly Board of Director’s meetings at the Union League Club.

Advanced registration is required to attend.  For more information email [email protected]

First Friday Happy Hour @ULCC

January 10, 2020

Raise a glass and start 2020 with friends of Chicago Engineers Foundation at the Union League Club’s First Friday Member Engagement Happy Hour.

Members and guests are invited to attend on Friday, January 10, 2020.  Special guest bartenders include President and CEF Alum Erik Cempel and Board of Directors member Wendy Betts.  Learn more about Chicago Engineers Foundation and Union League Club of Chicago.

A portion of proceeds benefit Chicago Engineers Foundation

 

Union League Club of Chicago

65 West Jackson Blvd, Chicago

5:00pm to 7:oopm

Student Success Networking Event

January 2, 2020

Members of the CEF Class of 2019 and alumni are invited to the annual Student Success Professional Networking event.

Details to follow.

2020 Incentive Award Application Opens

January 1, 2020

The application portal for 2020 Incentive Awards opens on January 1, 2020.

Eligible high school seniors and returning college students may apply via the online portal until April 1, 2020.

View the eligibility requirements here.

November Board of Director’s Meeting

November 15, 2019

The leadership of the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation meets for bi-monthly Board of Director’s meetings at the Union League Club.

Advanced registration is required to attend.  For more information email [email protected]

CEF Happy Hour @ ULCC

October 16, 2019

Join CEF leaders and friends for happy hour at the Union League Club of Chicago.

2019 Annual Meeting & September Board Meeting

September 19, 2019

The CEF leadership invites guests to attend the 2019 Annual Meeting

 

July 2019 Board of Directors Meeting

July 23, 2019

The bi-monthly meeting of the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation Board of Directors

2019 Incentive Award Celebration

June 13, 2019

The leadership of the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation invites guests to celebrate the Incentive Award class of 2019.

May 2019 Board of Directors Meeting

May 23, 2019

The bi-monthly meeting of the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation Board of Directors

Heartificial Intelligence: A Book Discussion About Artificial Intelligence

May 7, 2019

Chicago Engineers’ Foundation partners with the Union League Club of Chicago Author’s Group and DePaul University to present a luncheon discussion of Heartificial Intelligence, a novel about artificial intelligence.

IEEE-Chicago Section Fair

April 27, 2019

The Chicago Section if the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) presents a student-centered engineering fair proudly sponsored by Chicago Engineers’ Foundation.

Lightning Strikes: A Novel About Nikola Tesla

April 17, 2019

Chicago Engineers Foundation and Union League Club of Chicago present a luncheon discussion of Lightning Strikes, a book about the life and work of Nikola Tesla.

Incentive Award Application Deadline

April 1, 2019

Starting January 1, 2019, submit online applications by 9:00pm (CST) on April 1, 2019 to be considered for an Incentive Award.

 

 

Engineering Magic

March 29, 2019

Thank you for joining Chicago Engineers Foundation for an evening of magic, with an engineering twist.

 

March 2019 Board of Directors Meeting

March 22, 2019

The bi-monthly meeting of the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation Board of Directors

National Engineers Week 2019

February 22, 2019

CEF volunteers will participate in a variety of activities throughout Chicago during this national week-long initiative to encourage young people to discover engineering.

Celebrating Engineering in Chicago

February 21, 2019

Chicago Engineers Foundation, the Society of Women Engineers-Chicago Chapter, and Union League Club of Chicago present a reception in celebration of engineers.

For details contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director, at [email protected]

January 2019 Board of Directors Meeting

January 25, 2019

The bi-monthly meeting of the Chicago Engineers Foundation Board of Directors

Student Success Networking Event

January 3, 2019

CEF award recipients/alumni and engineering professionals will gather for this networking event

2019 Incentive Award Application Opens

January 1, 2019

The 2019 Incentive Award cycle opens January 1, 2019.

Completed applications must be submitted by April 1, 2019 via CEF’s online application portal.

Additional information about the CEF Incentive Awards is available here.

November 2018 Board of Directors Meeting

November 16, 2018

The CEF Board meets bi-monthly at 12 pm – 1:00 pm at the Union League Club. The meeting is a luncheon. Attendees include Board members, advisors and interested parties.

For information contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director at [email protected].

Building Brews: Craft Beer Tasting

October 18, 2018

Exploring the engineering behind craft brewing at a tasting event featuring area breweries.

2018 Annual Meeting

September 20, 2018

The leadership of the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation invites guests to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting.

A World of Innovation: Exploring the 1893 World’s Fair

August 9, 2018

Chicago Engineers’ Foundation presents a look at the innovations and engineering of the 1893 World’s Fair.

July 2018 Board Meeting

July 27, 2018

The CEF Board meets bi-monthly at 12 pm – 1:30 pm at the Union League Club. The meeting is a luncheon. Attendees include Board members, advisors and interested parties.

For information contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director at [email protected].

May 2018 Board Meeting

May 18, 2018

The CEF Board meets bi-monthly at 12 pm – 1:30 pm at the Union League Club. The meeting is a luncheon. Attendees include Board members, advisors and interested parties.

For information contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director at [email protected].

March 2018 Board Meeting

March 23, 2018

The CEF Board meets bi-monthly at 12 pm – 1:30 pm at the Union League Club. The meeting is a luncheon. Attendees include Board members, advisors and interested parties.

For information contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director at [email protected].

Cocktails and Casino

March 1, 2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in Cocktails & Casino! 

It was a wonderful evening in support of the 2018 CEF Incentive Awards.  

National Engineers Week Panel Discussion

February 20, 2018

Celebrate National Engineers Week at a luncheon and panel discussion focused on the importance of STEM education for the Chicago economy.

Student Success Workshop

January 3, 2018

On January 3, 2018 Chicago Engineers’ Foundation presented the inaugural Student Success Workshop. More than 20 CEF Scholars joined professional volunteers for a workshop focused on resume essentials and interview skill development. The afternoon featured facilitated presentation by professional volunteers and CEF leaders, as well as resume evaluations and mock interview sessions.

Thank you to the 2017 CEF award recipients and volunteers who participated in this exciting new initiative.