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    Post NILA Retreat
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    The retreat has been postponed for Saturday, September 27, 2014. More details will be made available within the next few days. NEW LOCATION: 2336 Piedmont Ave., Berkeley, CA Parking: Street Parking is free on weekends and there are parkng structures nearby. PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL NOT BE STREET PARKING ON SOME STREETS BECAUSE THERE IS […]

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    NILA 2014
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    The National Institute for Leadership Advancement for 2014 was held at UC San Diego this year. The future looks very promising with the excellent leaders that attended this conference. The variety of workshops and inspirational stories have given attendees excellent tools and inspiration to lead their chapters in this 2014-2015 fiscal year. SHPE National has presented […]

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    UC Merced Chosen to Host RLDC
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    Congratulations to UC Merced for being selected as the hosting chapter for Region 1 RLDC. With the assistance and collaboration of the Silicon Valley Professional Chapter, San Francisco Professional Chapter, and the Fresno Professional Chapter, we look forward to an excellent conference for 2015!  

  • Region 1 Soccer Tournament
    Bomba Cup
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    The Bomba Cup is an event where each year all chapters from Region 1 compete in a soccer tournament. Winning team gets bragging rights for the entire year as the best soccer players our region has to offer.

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