The president of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) visited SCE September 16, 2010 during his visit to Kansas City. The SCE NSPE Student Chapter, one of the largest in the country, hosted a Pizza with the President luncheon where SCE engineering students were able to discuss their professional licensure questions and learn more about the steps needed to achieve professional licensure. President Hardy and his delegation also had lively meetings SCE faculty discussing faculty licensure issues and learning more about SCE faculty research areas and applications. Late afternoon found President Hardy as the featured guest on SCE Associate Professor Deborah O’Bannon’s KCMO 710 radio show, Building Kansas City. He ended his day at the MSPE WC and KSPE EC dinner meeting where he spoke on the value of networking. Eleven NSPE student chapter members from UMKC SCE attended the dinner.