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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Campus: Columbus
Status: Active - Established
Purpose Statement: The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers was founded in 1974 in Los Angeles, California by a group of engineers who made it their objective to form a national organization of professional engineers to serve as role models in the Hispanic community. Since 1990 there have been organizations who made it their mission to form a similar community at Ohio State. CHEA, Council of Hispanics in Engineering and Architecture, and afterwards OHSEA, Organization of Hispanics Students in Engineering and Architecture were the premier organizations until 2003 when SHPE became official by its name, the Society of Hispanic and Professional Engineers. Today we are brought together by heritage, social responsibility and desire to improve the equality of all people through the use of science and technology. We value excellence in education, professional pursuits and leadership. We obtain excellence through integrity, empowerment, achievement, diversity and continuous improvement.
Primary Leader: Alfonso Tinoco Lopez
Secondary Leader: Juan Sanchez
Treasurer Leader: Kat Zepeda-Romero
Advisor: Lisa Barclay
Organization Email:
Facebook Group Page:
Primary Type: Academic/College
Secondary Types: Ethnic/Cultural
Community Service/Service Learning
Primary Make Up: Undergraduate
Constitution: 2021_04_15_05_06_49_646.pdf 
Meeting Time and Place: 5:30 pm Monday (Bi-Weekly)
2070 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
Columbus, OH 43210
Office Location: 2070 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Membership Type: Open Membership
Membership Contact: President: Alfonso Tinoco Lopez; Personal email:
Time of Year for New Membership: Rolling
How does a Prospective Member Apply: 1) Check our OSU Chapter website: 2) Join us in one of our meetings, for meeting times and dates please check the calendar in the chapter website 3) We do not charge chapter dues, however we do encourage members to become National SHPE members.
Charge Dues: Yes