Get Involved in ASCE!

Get involved this year in ASCE by considering signing up for the following events!

Social/Outreach Committee: If you love fun and want the get involved more, email milanss2@illinois.edu (our events director) if you are interested in being on a committee to help plan fun events to make ASCE great!

Intramural- Indoor Soccer– Whether you want to meet more people in Civil Engineering or just get together for a good time playing soccer, contact our social chair mfigus@illinois.edu for more information. ASCE’s intramural soccer team’s season will begin February 7th so sign up now! Sign up here

SWE Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Need 4!)- Help promote engineering by representing ASCE to a large group of aspiring high school girls. We will be hosting a marshmallow and spaghetti structural design contest at 10:00am-noon on February 20th. Email avudaia2@illinois.edu if interested.

Volunteer at the ECS Career Fair– If interested, sign up here

More events and opportunities on the way! Get involved and check your emails for more information!

28 January General Meeting

Hope you all had a good break!

Our next general meeting will be Thursday January 28th in 1310 Newmark at 5:00. We will be discussing openings for the Great Lakes Conference coming up this spring and the goals for the group going forward.

There will be food provided. New members always welcome!

2016 Great Lakes Student Conference

It’s about that time to start preparing for next year’s Great Lakes Student Conference. The event will be hosted by the Illinois Institute of Technology and is held in Chicago, Illinois from April 14th-16th. The competitions will be tough this year as we face off against Purdue, Wisconsin, Notre Dame, and many more. Sign-ups for the competitions will be held early next semester (excluding Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge which are already in full motion).

GLSC Competitions –

  • Concrete Canoe
  • Steel Bridge
  • Surveying
  • Materials Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Mystery Design
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Technical Paper

 

More information about the conference and competitions can be found on IIT’s conference website. http://www.glsc2016.org/

If you have any questions, email Matthew Heinichen at heinich2@illinois.edu

8 December General Meeting

Our final general meeting of the semester will be on 8 December in room 1310 at 1800 (not the usual time). It will be an ice cream social to help relax a bit before finals and chat it up with other ASCE members. The new ASCE board will also be introduced.

Professor Lunch with Dr. Lang

Join us at the Colonial Room for lunch with Dr. Lang! We’ll be meeting just outside the Colonial Room (NE corner of the Union) at noon. Register below – we only have 10 seats available, so don’t miss out! ASCE members get priority, so make sure you sign up if you haven’t done so yet.

You’ll receive a confirmation e-mail the night before the lunch.

Details:
Location: The Colonial Room at the Illini Union
Guest of Honor: Dr. David Lang
Cost: FREE – ASCE will be taking care of the bill
Date: 8 December 2015
Time: Noon (meet at 11:50 am outside Colonial Room)

Here is the link:

http://goo.gl/forms/JKj8oD5aWA

Book Loan Program with Professional ASCE Chapter

How the program works:

· ASCE East Branch will provide successful applicants with the required text book(s) for all CEE 300 level courses in which they are enrolled for the upcoming semester. Before distributing the books, a deposit of $20-$50 per book (depending on the price of the textbook) will be col­lected by ASCE East Branch. If the books are returned in good condi­tion at the end of the semester, the deposit will be returned. If the books are not returned, or are not in good condition at the end of the semester, the deposit will be forfeited to ASCE East Branch.

Selection Criteria:

All components of the application will be reviewed and weighed equally.

Application Requirements:

·         Resume – This needs to be a professional resume, some­thing that you would be prepared to submit to a potential em­ployer. It is important that you highlight your relevant work ex­periences. If you have conducted any research, provide concise research details.

·         Unofficial Transcript – This transcript needs to show which CEE 300 level courses you are enrolled in for the following se­mester.

·         A short statement (1-2 paragraphs) of why you should be se­lected for the book loan program –Statements longer than 1 page will not be considered.

·         A list of CEE 300 level courses that you are requesting books for through the book loan program.

Students interested in the book loan program need to submit a complete application via email no later than 5:00PM, Wednesday Decem­ber 09, 2015 (last day of classes). Applications should be submitted to Kate Schmitt at kschmitt@f-w.com. Please put “ASCE Book Loan Program Application” in the subject line. All components of the application need to be attached to the email in PDF format. Applications that are not complete and/or do not follow the instructions stated above will not be considered. Applications received later than 5:00PM on Wednesday December 9, 2015 will not be considered.

The ASCE East Branch board of directors will review all complete appli­cations by the end of December 2015. Successful applicants will be noti­fied via the email used to submit the application by the end of December 2015. Unsuccessful applicants will not be notified.

If you have any questions about the book loan program, or the application requirements, please contact Kate Schmitt at kschmitt@f-w.com.

Professor Lunch

Join us at the Colonial Room for lunch with Dr. Rutherford! We’ll be meeting just outside the Colonial Room (NE corner of the Union) at noon. Register below – we only have 10 seats available, so don’t miss out! ASCE members get priority, so make sure you sign up if you haven’t done so yet.

You’ll receive a confirmation e-mail the night before the lunch.

Details:
Location: The Colonial Room at the Illini Union
Guest of Honor: Dr. Cassandra Rutherford
Cost: FREE – ASCE will be taking care of the bill
Date: Tuesday November 17th, 2015
Time: Noon (meet at 11:50 am outside Colonial Room)

Here is the link https://docs.google.com/a/illinois.edu/forms/d/1l0hDkQeI7J9ysUJPJTi99RKyfnDUpfu5hOqklniPjsw/viewform?usp=send_form

Also, on December 1st, ASCE will host a professor lunch with Dr. Lang. More info on that to follow.