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Engineering Management Student Association

The purpose of the USC-Upstate Engineering Management Student Association (EMSA) is to promote the Profession of Engineering Management.  It will utilize both on campus and off campus activities to broaden students’ horizons beyond the classroom setting. This organization shall be open to USC-Upstate students and to interested students at technical colleges with programs that articulate with the USC Upstate Engineering Technology Management (ETM) program.

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Invitation to ETM and ET students
This organization is open to USC-Upstate students and to interested students at technical colleges with programs that articulate with the USC Upstate Engineering Technology Management (ETM) program.  Please continue reading to find out what the Engineering Management Student Association (EMSA) is and what it can do for your professional and academic growth as a member. 

EMSA Broadens Horizons
The purpose of the USC-Upstate Engineering Management Student Association (EMSA) is to promote the engineering management profession.  It will utilize both on campus and off campus activities to broaden students’ horizons beyond the classroom setting.

EMSA will seek to become an American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) student chapter in the near future.  We have permission to include associate degree students from Engineering Technology Management (ETM) feeder programs in an ASEM student chapter. Interaction with professional managers will be greatly increased once the EMSA becomes an ASEM chapter. Go to www.asem.org for more information about ASEM.

EMSA Enhances Networking
The scholastic benefits of EMSA include mentoring from upperclassmen and advice on how to transition into the ETM program. Some of the activities available to members include chapter development, industry field trips, and meetings with presentations by professional managers.  EMSA provides the opportunity to network with professionals who provide valuable insight into the engineering management field and its future.

EMSA is Easy to Join
If you are interested in joining or want to find out more about the USC Upstate Engineering Management Student Association, please call Tim Ellis, ETM Program Coordinator, at (864) 503-5894 or e-mail tellis@uscupstate.edu.

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EMSA Supports the University’s Mission
The Engineering Management Student Association (EMSA) supports the University’s mission to become a metropolitan university by encouraging students at the regional technical colleges to join and participate in the organization’s activities. EMSA will help prepare graduates to join the professional workforce.

EMSA will seek to become an American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) student chapter in the near future.  We have permission to include associate degree students from Engineering Technology Management (ETM) feeder programs in both the EMSA and the ASEM student organizations. Interaction with professional managers will be greatly increased once the EMSA becomes an ASEM chapter.

EMSA supports the University’s mission of offering B.S. degrees by enhancing the ETM program recruiting at the regional technical colleges. EMSA will seek to bring familiarity and insight into the ETM program by facilitating mentoring and networking among ET and ETM students and professional managers.

The Engineering Management Student Association supports the University’s mission to promote experiential learning by providing members with opportunities to practice professional society leadership. This experience will be gained through meetings and forums held by the organization.

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EMSA Constitution
Download the Engineering Management Student Association (EMSA) Constitution (pdf).

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EMSA By-Laws
Download the Engineering Management Student Association (EMSA) By-Laws (pdf).

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The Engineering Technology Management program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: (410) 347-7700.

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Division Chair
Jeannie Chapman, Ph.D.

Program Coordinator
Mr. Timothy Ellis

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Phone: 864-503-5725
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