Newsletter for February 1st, 2017

Hi ,

Please register for PSWC as soon as possible if you would like to attend! Refer below for further details.

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

Interested in geotechincal engineering and retaining walls? Come out to our first geotech meeting to learn more about how you can get involved! 

Join us at the surveying team meeting this week! See below for when and where.

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


PSWC Registration Information

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

If you plan on attending, please submit the dues and register on the google form for PSWC! 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 FEBRUARY 4th! 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
Friday: 12- whenever we finish!

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


Geotechinal Wall

Interested in retaining walls and geotechnical engineering? Come out to our first Geotech meeting! We will be learning more about the specifics of this year's competition and we will start to plan out what were going to do.

When: Thursday @ 4 – 5 p.m

Where: KAP lounge


Steel Bridge

Interested in learning how to create a steel bridge??? The time has finally come. Please sign up for power tool training times this week here! Sign up times will be closing 24 hours before the scheduled time - so please be sure to plan ahead.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at  or message us on GroupMe! It is important that we get everyone trained so that we can START fabricating!!!



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.

Location: E-quad

Time: Wednesday 3:30-4:30


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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