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1 American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at USC USC ASCE General Meeting 1 September 5, 2013 KAP 158

2 Agenda  What is ASCE?  What does USC ASCE do?  Why should I join?  Become a member!  Upcoming Events  ASCE National Conference  Other Civil Engineering Orgs  Group Activity Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California2

3 What is ASCE? American Society of Civil Engineers Mission: “Provide essential value to our members and partners, advance civil engineering, and serve the public good.”  Advances technology  Encourages lifelong learning  Promotes professionalism and the profession  Develops civil engineer leaders  Advocates infrastructure and environmental stewardship 140,000+ members, including 26,000 students! Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California3

4 ASCE Geographic Structure Thursday, September 5, 2013 American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California4  10 Regions  Region 9: California  4 Sections  Los Angeles Section  7 Branches  Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch  5 Student Chapters  USC  CSULA  CSUN  LMU  UCLA

5 ASCE Membership Levels Student Members  While enrolled in college  USC ASCE! Younger Members  From college graduation to age 35  Los Angeles Younger Members Forum (YMF) Everyone else  Affiliate Members  Associate Members  Members  Fellows  Honorary/Distinguished Members Thursday, September 5, 2013 American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California5

6 USC ASCE USC Student Chapter of ASCE

7 What is USC ASCE? USC Student Chapter of ASCE Mission: “To encourage the development of a professional consciousness, to foster acquaintances among fellow engineers, to promote professionalism, and to provide industry contacts within the civil engineering profession.” Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California7 Guest Speakers.Social Events.Pacific Southwest Conference

8 Social Events Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California8

9 PSWC Pacific Southwest Conference

10 Pacific Southwest Conference (PSWC) 18 universities from California, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii We hosted last year! April 3-5, 2014 San Diego State University (SDSU) Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California10

11 Pacific Southwest Conference (PSWC) 2 major design competitions  Concrete Canoe  Steel Bridge Smaller design competitions  Environmental  Geotechnical  More… Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California11

12 PSWC Info Sessions  Pick 1!  Thursday, September 5:30-6pm  Thursday, September 6-6:30pm  Friday, September 12-12:30pm Meet in KAP Lobby, we will find a room Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California12

13 What can USC ASCE do for you? Advice/help on classes Networking opportunities Scholarships Insight into industry Fun! Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California13

14 Become a USC ASCE member! Go to and fill out the form!http://uscasce.com/membership $30 Dues for the entire academic year ( )  Eligibility to participate in PSWC  Eligibility to apply for ASCE scholarships Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California14

15 Help design our T-shirts! Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California15 Send us any design ideas!

16 143 rd ASCE National Conference Charlotte, NC October 9-12, 2013 Unique networking opportunity Chance to learn more about ASCE Latest civil engineering issues Mostly covered by USC funding! Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California16

17 Upcoming Events PSWC Info Sessions (Pick 1!)  Thurs, Sept. 5:30-6pm  Thurs, Sept. 6-6:30pm  Fri, Sept :30pm “Bringing Back Broadway” w/Jessica McLean  Mon, Sept. 6:30pm  Location TBA Vine St. Elem. Edible Garden Community Service  Sat, Sept. 9:00am  Look for the sign-up in our newsletter! Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California17

18 Other Civil Engineering Orgs AGC: Association of General Contractors ITE: Institute of Transportation Engineers EERI: Earthquake Engineering Research Institute CMAA: Construction Management Association of America XE: Chi Epsilon (Honor Society) Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California18

19 Questions? Like us on Facebook! Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California19

20 Group Activity! Thursday, September 5, 2013American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the University of Southern California20


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