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Student Engineering Council (SEC) - 416

Registration Information

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Organization Number: 416

First Registered On: 10-30-1952

Last Registered On: 04-17-2013

Organization Information

Officially Sponsored by Cockrell School - Engineering Student Life

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Status: Active

Purpose: The Student Engineering Council, or SEC, is an organization composed of engineering students whose purpose is to represent students of the Cockrell School of Engineering on campus and in the surrounding communities. As the umbrella student organization of the Cockrell School of Engineering all of our initiatives are aimed at involving the widest demographic of engineering students.

Membership: Membership open to engineering students, faculty or staff. 1) Officers; 2) Directors; 3) Members at Large; 4) Society Representatives; 5) Associate Members.

Functions: As the Student Engineering Council our function is to unite engineering students and organizations on campus, serve as the voice of the students' within the Cockrell School of Engineering, provide resources to student initiatives that affect positive change and offer leadership experience to our members. In addition throughout the year outside of helping our member organizations, our own programming and events are designed to benefit all engineering student. Some of these events include: Engineering FallFest, Book Bazaar, Engineering Career EXPO, Engineering Alumni Tailgate, Engineering Family Weekend, Rivals Week, Finals Week Study Breaks, Engineers Week, Dr. Ramshorn Beauty Pageant, Engineering Days at the Museum, Electronic Recycling Drive, Faculty Appreciation Week, Corporate Chili Cook-Off, Engineering Research and Poster Exhibition, Lunch n' Learns, Cheap Lunch, Engineering End of the Year Banquet, Vector (Cockrell School of Engineering Student Magazine) and First-Year Engineering Committee.

Organization Type: Student Government

Contact Information

Phone: (512) 471-3003


Web site:

Representatives: (Name, Title)

Update Authorized Representatives

Jen Nordhauser, VP of Membership
Clarke Rahrig, President
Rishi Garg, VP of Finance
Farzad Yousefi, VP of Executive Affairs
Anuj Kudva, VP of Relations
Matthew Dodson, VP of Operations

Adviser: (Name, Position, Division, Phone)
Olivia M Knox, Advisor, College of Engineering, (512) 471-4321

Campus Office Address: ECJ 1.222


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Each year, registered student organizations self-identify according to the following twelve categories:

  1. Educational/Departmental Organizations promote development in a particular academic area.
  2. Honorary Organizations recognize high-level academic achievement, and generally require a demonstrated interest in a particular career or academic discipline.
  3. International/Cultural Organizations foster cultural diversity and offer support to their members and the campus community.
  4. Legislative Student Organizations Graduate Student Assembly, Senate of College Councils and Student Government.
  5. Political Organizations support political parties, political issues and/or candidates who are seeking political office.
  6. Professional Organizations provide a preview of students' anticipated professional careers. Group activities may include speakers, field trips and volunteer or field work.
  7. Recreational Organizations promote sports-oriented programs and/or recreational activities.
  8. Religious Organizations serve as support for students of a particular religious persuasion or denomination.
  9. Service Organizations provide volunteers for on-campus and off-campus projects. Membership requirements generally include a commitment to work for and/or an interest in a particular cause.
  10. Social Organizations foster social networks among members.
  11. Special Interest Organizations focus on a specific issue or topic.
  12. Student Governance Organizations address student needs and express student views.