Events / Meetings

Running Successful Student Chapters: Experiences from NYU and Cal Poly SLO

When: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 -- 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET

This webinar was developed by the ITE Education Council.

Webinar Description:

ITE is committed to developing the next generation of thought leaders in transportation. A critical element of these efforts is the engagement of ITE student chapters. There are significant differences in the form and function of student chapters based on characteristics of the universities, the degree of involvement from faculty and practitioners, and other factors. This webinar highlights effective strategies for running an ITE student chapter from the 2019 and 2020 ITE Student Chapters of the Year.

Student leaders from the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and New York University Tandon ITE student chapters will share their experiences in running a successful chapter. The students will share their knowledge about outreach, event planning, on-campus engagement, membership retainment, and leadership. Furthermore, students will discuss the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic to their respective chapters. They will explain how they navigated the transition to online activities and how the pandemic has affected events and engagement. The presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session where students and faculty advisors can share insights as to best practices, challenges, and lessons learned.

Learning Objectives:
Attendees of this webinar will be able to:

  • Implement effective practices in running a student chapter. 
  • Maintain and grow the level of engagement in a student chapter. 
  • Bridge the gap between undergraduate and graduate student involvement in student chapters. 
  • Understand the challenges and opportunities ITE student chapters face due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • Jingqin Gao, Postdoctoral Associate | New York University
  • Logan Wagner, NYU ITE President | New York University
  • Katherine Lee, Cal Poly ITE President | California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • Cody Lim, Cal Poly ITE Vice President | California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

ITE Members: Free
Non-Members: $99.00

This fee includes a live web event, an archived recording, webinar evaluation, 1.0 PDH credits, and a certificate of completion.