USC ASCE Newsletter for January 19, 2015

Hi ,

Good luck this semester and check out USC ASCE at the GET CONNECTED event this Thursday, January 22 in the E-Quad!

Best,

Kenya Collins & Jason Loui
Co-Membership Chairs,
USC ASCE

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USC ASCE PSWC 2015 Information Sessions

Tuesday, January 20 @ 6:00 PM
Friday, January 23 @ 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM
Location: KAP 209

Learn more about PSWC at one of the three info sessions being held this week!

Conference info:

Dates: April 8 - 12, 2015 (Wednesday - Sunday)
Location: Tucson, AZ (hosted by the University of Arizona)
Registration Deadline: Monday, January 26, 2015
Cost: $180

Registration is now open for USC ASCE members to attend PSWC 2015! The Pacific Southwest Conference (PSWC) brings together over 1000 civil and environmental engineering students for a plethora of competitions, ranging from concrete canoe and steel bridge to dog house, environmental design, sports, and more. USC ASCE members can register for the conference and find all details here.

We’re looking forward to an awesome conference and to defending our 3rd place overall finish from last year! Email uscasce@usc.edu if you have any questions.

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Scholarship Opportunities

 

ASCE Society-Level Scholarships

Click here for more information about ASCE Society-Level scholarship opportunities.

ASCE Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch Scholarships

The ASCE Los Angeles Section, Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch (MLAB) and Younger Member Forum (LA YMF) are proud to introduce this year's scholarships and awards for ASCE student members and university chapters.  There are many scholarships available to help offset your ever increasing college tuition.

*ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE POST MARKED OR E-MAILED TO THE RESPECTIVE SCHOLARSHIP COORDINATOR BY FRIDAY, January 16, 2015 for the First Deadline.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH JANUARY 30, 2015 ( SECOND DEADLINE), BUT WILL BE DEDUCTED POINTS DURING SCORING OF THE APPLICATION.

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Environmental **NEW**

Date: Friday, January 23
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: KAP Lobby

The Environmental Design Team is holding an information session this Friday.  We will go over the rules which were released over winter break and start brainstorming ideas for design!  Hope to see you there!

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Dog House **NEW**

Date: Friday, January 23
Time: 1:00-2:00 PM 
Location: KAP Lobby

Like dogs and building stuff?  Great!  Join us for our first dog house meeting of the year this Friday!

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Steel Bridge

1)  Date: Friday, Jan. 23
     Time: 10:00 AM

2)  Date: Saturday, Jan. 24
     Time: 11:00 AM

Location: KAP

Steel Bridge has started fabricating the pieces of the bridge!  We still have a lot of work to do so everyone is welcome to attend!

As always, new members are always welcome!

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Concrete Canoe

General Canoe Meeting: Friday, Jan. 23 @ 2:00 PM meet in KAP Lobby

We will be working on the canoe mold in the basement this week!  Just a few more weeks until pour day!  

Paddling: Sunday, Jan. 25  @ 9:30 AM, meet outside KAP (Canoe Captains will send an email later this week you can RSVP to)

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Additional Announcements & Opportunities  

ASCE Call for Papers

LA YMF invites submissions of high-quality papers describing published technical work, engineering projects, or professionals ethics.  Three prestigious awards are available, including the Collingwood Prize, Daniel W. Mead Prize, and Alfred Noble Award.  Other engineering awards are also available through the same link on ASCE's website: http://www.asce.org/ym_events_and_recognition/

Submissions are due February 1st, 2015.  Good luck!

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