27 August Newsletter

General Meeting with TranSystems

  • Where- Newmark 1310
  • When– 5pm Tuesday, September 1st
  • Who– TranSystems
  • Why– Real world insight, and of course, FREE FOOD
  • Memberships are $10. We will be collecting them at this meeting

Picnic with AREMA

  • Monday, August 31st 4:00pm at Illini Grove

Happy Hour with East Branch

  • When-Thursday, September 10th
  • Where-Legends
  • Free appetizers
  • Chipotle gift card raffle

FE Review Sessions

  • Starting on 9/14

Fall ’15 Preview

Your ASCE Board has been hard at work planning some great events for this upcoming semester. Be sure to mark your calendars and come see us or plan on participating in the following events:

Quad Day: 23 August 12-1600
E-Night: 26 August 1530-1830
Picnic with AREMA: 31 August at Illini Grove
First General Meeting: 1 September 1700 in 1310 Newmark TranSystems will present.
Happy Hour with ASCE East Branch: around Labor Day
CEE Fall Kickoff: 9 September 1700-1830
Central IL Section Banquet: Late Sept./Early Oct.
ASCE National Conference: 11-14 October
Army Corp of Engineers Tour: late October
Etiquette Dinner: Late October/Early November

Other cool things being planned:
Habitat for Humanity Build Day
Lazer Tag/ Nerf Wars
Intramural volleyball team

Enjoy the rest of your summer!!!


General Meeting 28 April at 1700. 2311 Newmark. Patrick Engineering will be presenting. We will also be holding elections… ASCE will be having a picnic/barbecue on 24 April from 1600-1900 at the Illini Grove (look for the Facebook event)… Railroad workday is coming up this week on Saturday from 0800-1600. Please sign up at the link in the older post below… The blood drive is Monday, 27 April from 1100-1600 at the Illini Union room 104.

Upcoming Events

General Meeting on 7 April (pizza provided) followed by planning meeting for those going to the ASCE Great Lakes Conference. Great Lakes Conference 16 -19 April. Railroad workday on 25 April from 08 – 1600 (food and transportation provided); sign up at the below link. Blood Drive on 27 April in Union (time TBA).


EOH 2015

ASCE members had a great time at EOH this year playing “Tower of Determinacy” and talking about principles of load path and determinate/ indeterminate systems. EOH 1 EOH 2

General Meeting Canceled

The general meeting for today, 3 March, has been canceled. The company representative we were going to have speak can not drive here from Chicago due to the freezing rain.

Third General Meeting and Announcements

The third general meeting is on Tuesday 3 March at 1700 in 1310 Yeh center. American Galvanizers Association will be presenting. The broomball fundraiser, supporting Habitat for Humanity, will take place on 5 March at the Ice Arena from 1615-1730. Cost is $5 per person… The Hard Hat and Vest Bar Crawl will be taking place on 19 March starting at 1900 at Murphys.

Elementary School Outreach

For an outreach event this semester, we will teach elementary students about wind turbines (Monday 2/23 9:30am-12:00pm (BTW School)) and give tours of Newmark and the Hydraulics lab (Weds 2/25 11:00am-1:00pm (Hydro Lab/Crane Bay/lunch)). We need your help. Please sign up here to volunteer. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/t64mUCiJkXKF4G7oDTNKThw/htmlview If you have any questions, contact makri1@illinois.edu