Newsletter for February 6th, 2017

Hi ,

We've got our construction team open for PSWC now! Fill out the form below if you are interested in learning more about construction.

Interested in geotechincal engineering and retaining walls? Come out to our next geotech meeting to see how you can get involved!

There are a couple of important forms to fill out for the Steel Bridge team - please see below for further details. 

Lab tests are beginning for the Environmental team! See details below for when and where.

Interested in making some money? There's a student paper competition on dam safety listed in additional opportunities! Winners will receive $500 and a trip to San Antonio to present their winning paper. 

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. 

Best,
Elizabeth Gu
Secretary,
USC ASCE

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Construction Team

Interested in design and construction?! Join our Construction Team! We will be completing a design-build proposal for the PSWC competition in April and will develop construction management and planning skills along the way. Please fill out this form if you are interested in joining, we will be arranging meeting times based on everyone's schedules. No experience necessary! The official rules of the competition can be found at http://pswc2017.weebly.com/uploads/7/9/2/4/79241790/construction-rules.pdf.ConCon

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Concrete Canoe

Thanks to everyone who came out to Pour Day and made it a success! There will be *no meetings this week*. Enjoy the break and we'll see you soon!

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Geotechinal Wall

Interested in retaining walls and geotechnical engineering? Come out to our next Geotech meeting! We will be measuring out the geo box and working on the design paper in the next couple weeks. 

When: Thursday @ 4 – 5 p.m

Where: KAP lounge

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Steel Bridge

Thank you to all who came out to power tool training this week! We hope you all had fun trying out the equipment and getting to know the lab managers (#TeamMichael or #TeamJames??)

If you have not completed training and would like to do so, please sign up here and meet at KAP B-32 during your time slot!

The deadline to submit shirt orders has been extended while we finalize our design, but please fill out your order form ASAP!

Due to the CMAA Sparks Competition this week, we will be starting up our usual weekly meetings NEXT WEEK to get started on fabrication! Meetings will be on Wednesday time TBD, but check out the Group Me for more info. This semester we are requiring at least 3 hours of lab time/ week for anyone interested in being on the build team at PSWC, so please try to make it out!

See you all soon!

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Environmental

When: Mondays, 5-6 pm
Where: KAP 209

Join us as we work on our design and start lab tests this month!
Can't make our meetings but want to be involved? Let us know at environmental@uscasce.com (edited)

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Surveying

No meeting this week! Stay tuned for further announcements

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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! 

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Attention Big/Little Buddies!

It's time for a spring semester social. Please fill out the following form with your typically available times. https://goo.gl/forms/g8OqQcodhGSNh6w42 If you are new to the club and would like to get a Big Buddy, contact Linnea at lengstro@usc.edu.

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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 imleagues.com, if you don’t already have one, and request to join the USCASCE team in the recreational league.

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