Newsletter for January 17th, 2017

Hi ,

We are getting closer to PSWC, and it is time for you to register for it, if you haven't done so already. The last deadline is January 30th, and it is a hard deadline as it is determine by the hosting school's ASCE PSWC chairs. We have 2 different sub-payment deadlines. please refer to the PSWC registration section for more information.

Concrete canoe is resuming and will be working on the new mold. See below for further info!

Viterbi Student Engagement and Career Connections office have put together office hours with one of your favorite structural and architecture firm, LPA inc. on January 19th you will be able to have a 1 on 1 experience with LPA inc representatives and get feedback on your resume, or your career path.

The membership form is available here!  Please remember to fill out the membership form in order to become an official member! Dues are $30. 

Saina Vosoghi


PSWC Registration Information

Hey Guys!!

1. We will be having the FINAL PSWC info session (which attendance to is required if you want to attend PSWC) this Thursday evening, Jan. 19th. Please attend this if you are interested in attending PSWC, want to learn more, or want to submit your payments (though you don't have to submit payments in person). Location and exact time TBA in a later email.

2. Good news! We have extended the 2nd deadline for PSWC registration to FRIDAY, JAN 20TH (the day after the info session). This is the last day to qualify for the $120 price for PSWC. We know it seems like a lot but I promise you, you are getting so much bang for your buck. This covers lodging, most food, registration, and much more. 

3. The last deadline to register is Monday, JAN 30TH, and the cost will be $130.

Payment methods are:

• Check (Made out to 'USC ASCE')-- KAP213 ASCE mailbox

• Cash (in an envelope with your name) -- KAP213 ASCE mailbox

• Venmo -- @USCASCE -- Title "ASCE PSWC 2017 Dues"

MOST IMPORTANTLY: Please fill out the REGISTRATION FORM when you submit your payment (or asap if you have already submitted payment but haven't filled out the form). Your registration to PSWC is incomplete until you submit the form.

Thank you! 

Alex & Marjo

Your Sponsorship/Conference Chairs


Concrete Canoe

Hey canoers!

We've got a lot to do before pour day! This week, we're going to be working on the new mold. Here's the meetings for this week:

Tuesday: 6:30-9 PM
Wednesday: 6-9 PM
Thursday: 5-9 PM
Friday: 2-5 PM

Pour Day is January 28th! Attendance is required if you want to go to PSWC. Keep an eye out for a sign up sheet in future emails!

Thanks and see you soon!


Guess What? Intramural Basketball is Back!

Games are on Wednesday at either 5:30 or 6:30, and the league runs from 1/24 -2/26. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends and bond through making it rain! Last semester was lit, and we're looking to make a deeper playoff run this time around.

Make an account on, if you don’t already have one, and request to join the USCASCE team in the recreational league.


Additional Opportunities


Office Hours with LPA, Inc.


January 19th

11am- 3pm: WALK-INS- No appointment needed!

 RTH 218


This is an exclusive opportunity for members of USC American Society of Civil Engineers and USC American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists to chat with a LPA professional about the job search, their career path and resume, and receive candid 1:1 feedback and coaching from an industry professional.

Any questions? Contact us at 213.740.9677 or reach out to Lilian Barajas at


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USC American Society of Civil Engineers and USC American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists

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