NED Alumni Association of New England
NED Alumni Association of New England, Inc. (NEDAANE)
The primary objective of NED Alumni Association of New England (NEDAANE), USA is to identify and build a network of NEDians in the six New England States of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine. It is registered as a non-profit, exempt organization under section 501(c) (7) of the Internal Revenue Code. The association provides a place for NEDians to come together in mutual support. It assists graduates, new and seasoned, with transition to the New England region. One of the desired goals is to develop NED’s academic atmosphere into a more vibrant one in which constant year-round visit by committed and well achieved Alumni will impart a new spirit and bring the audience with current practices in both industry and academia.
NEDAANE hosted the 2008 annual NED Alumni convention in Farmington, Connecticut. The convention was a very successful full day event, bringing together leading engineers, entrepreneurs, NED University faculty members and noted Pakistani dignitaries. NEDAANE has also organized Mushairas, Musical Evenings, Iftar Dinners, Eid Milan Parties and other social gatherings. NEDAANE holds monthly meetings of the board members to discuss the issues related to the Alma mater and the Alumni.
The organization has recently setup annual scholarships to be awarded to needy NED students determined by parents/guardian monthly income and the candidate’s residence.
The association is organized exclusively to (1) promote closer relations between Association Members with other individuals, groups, organizations, associations and the like allied to the NED University (2) promote the dissemination, transferring and exchanging of information among alumni of NED on various topics of interest, including but not limited to, structural and civil engineering issues and professional engineering practices; (3) conduct, sponsor and promote classes, courses and/or seminars for the education and advancement of both members and non-members desirous of learning and understanding more about NED and professional engineering practices; (4) establish and maintain an unbiased forum for technical information pertaining to professional engineering practices; (5) build a network of NED alumni, students, faculty and patrons across business, industry, government and academia to benefit NED and Pakistan; and (6) further the common interest and professional opportunities of all members consistent with the goals, purposes and aims of NED, including for such purposes, any purpose that qualifies the organization as an exempt organization under section 501(c)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code.