Newsletter for January 23rd, 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. Please have you dues and registration form in by January 30th. We have 2 different sub-payment deadlines. please refer to the PSWC registration section for more information.

PSWC Registration is coming to a close! Read below for further details on how to register. 

Please note that Canoe Pour Day is coming up! Registration is mandatory. Sign up for shifts below.

Come out to the USC vs. UCLA Basketball game this coming Wednesday! See details below on how to attend the event

The Student Night and Job Fair will bring together local universities while also bringing together renowned firms and companies. Come out to meet likeminded people in the engineering community. Register early and upload your resumes to make a successful turnout at the career fair!

If you're into hiking and the outdoors, come along on our spring hike in February to enjoy good company and nature

Any bigs/littles - get ready for an upcoming spring social. Please see below to fill out a google form for availability!

Also come out to our intramural basketball practices to meet new people and enjoy a good game!

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

Elizabeth Gu


General Meeting

Our first general meeting of the semester will take place this Thursday January 26th from 6:30-7:30 PM in KAP 156. Come out to find out more about our upcoming events! As always there will be free food! If you have not received your ASCE membership shirt we will be distributing those at the meeting. Please remember you must be a registered and dues paying member in order to receive a shirt. Hope to see everyone there!



Come to the basketball game THIS WEDNESDAY, January 24th with ASCE to cheer on the Trojans vs. UCLA! Wear an ASCE shirt and meet us at the bottom of the Galen Center stairs at 6:20PM to get in the *STUDENT SECTION*  general admission line! Doors for this line open at 7PM, but we need to get in line early as seats will go fast. All you need is your USC Student ID! We have to walk in together to sit together so please try to be on time! If you have any questions, text or call Linnea at (925) 212-3194.


PSWC Registration Information

Thank you all for coming out to the info session last Thursday, I hope you guys are more excited for PWSC!!

Reminder: the last deadline to sign up and pay for PSWC is Jan. 30th. If you've already paid but have not registered please see the link ASAP. 

We will talk more about the events and how you can get more involved at our general meeting this Thursday so be sure to come out!


Student Night & Job Fair

The 2017 Student Night & Job Fair hosted by the ASCE LA Younger Member Forum is rapidly approaching. It will be held this year at the Conga Room at the LA Live (800 W Olympic Blvd, LA CA 90015) on February 3. SNJF is a premier event bringing together the best and brightest from eleven local universities in the LA Metropolitan area. SNJF celebrates the accomplishments of future engineers by acknowledging superior student leaders and the efforts of ASCE collegiate chapters, and brings them together with the best civil engineering firms and organizations in the Los Angeles area.

Please register before January 20. Spots are limited! You can find all the relevant information by viewing our main page:


Concrete Canoe

POUR DAY IS JANUARY 28th! Attendance is mandatory if you want to go to PSWC, so make sure you are there. Sign up for shifts here:

This week, we'll be finishing up the mold and prepping for Pour Day. There's a lot to do, so we need all the help we can get at meetings this week:

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

Email us at if you have any questions or concerns. See you soon!


Steel Bridge

Hey Steel Bridgers!

Steel has been ordered and will be coming in this week! Please sign up for power tool training to get ready for FABRICATION! We will be sending out power took training schedules soon, so keep an eye out for that email/ GroupMe! Also, don’t forget to provide us your shirt info by this Wednesday, January 25th! AND be sure to register for PSWC by January 31st!!

Thanks so much! See you all soon!



Thank you to everyone who filled out the doodle-poll we sent out! (In case you missed it, here is the link again: Please still fill it out as we will be referring to it the whole semester to schedule meetings, lab times, etc.)

Our first meeting is this Monday!
When: January 23, 5-6 pm
Where: KAP 209
We will be discussing the initial tests we did on influent water quality and more.

Please email us at if you still aren't getting our team emails (different from ASCE newsletter) but want to be involved!



This semester we will be having surveying meetings to get familiar with using the total station. We will start practice sessions within the next two weeks. The meetings will involve learning how to set up the total station and how to work with it to measure distances and elevation and other cool things.

We will send information about meeting times and location in the next newsletter.


Spring Hike

Mark you calendars! The ASCE Spring Hike will be on the morning of Sunday, March 5th. More details to follow. We have some great social opportunities this semester, including a mixer with ASCE UCLA, so get excited! 


Attention Big/Little Buddies!

It's time for a spring semester social. Please fill out the following form with your typically available times. If you are new to the club and would like to get a Big Buddy, contact Linnea at


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.

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