USC ASCE Newsletter for April 14, 2015

Hi ,

Congratulations and thank you to all our members who represented USC at PSWC 2015 in Tuscon, Arizona!  Our team won 3rd place overall for the second straight year!  Full results from the conference are posted below.

In other news, now that PSWC is over, it is time for E-board nominations and elections.  Please nominate yourself and or other USC ASCE members HERE.


Kenya Collins & Jason Loui
Co-Membership Chairs,

P.S. Special thanks to Lance Hill for the group photo used in this week's newsletter!  


PSWC 2015 Full Results

Overall: 3rd 
Technical Paper: 1st
Scavenger Hunt: 1st
Mystery Event: 1st
Ultimate Frisbee: 1st
Quiz/Family Feud: 3rd
Talent Show: 3rd
Concrete Canoe: 5th (3rd in Design Paper)
Dog House: 6th
Surveying: 7th
Environmental: 8th
Steel Bridge: Participated
GeoWall: Participated
Transportation: Participated
Concrete Bowling: Participated
Basketball: Participated
Soccer: Participated
Impromptu: Participated
Kan Jam: Participated
Tug of War: Participated


USC ASCE E-Board Nominations

It is officer nomination time! There are many positions available on the Executive Board and it's a great opportunity to gain some leadership experience, as well as bond with your fellow civil engineers and ASCE members. You can nominate yourself or any other person for any of the following positions.

Click here to view the officer descriptions. Nominate yourself or other USC ASCE members using THIS GOOGLE FORM! Remember, only nominations with a follow-up statement will be accepted!  There are lots of opportunities to get involved, so don't hesitate to nominate someone!  *All nominations are due Friday, April 17th by 11:59 PM*

If you have any questions regarding the nomination and election process, please email  **Please note, this is a DIFFERENT email address than the one we normally use!**


Order of the Engineer Ceremony Sign-Up

Click HERE to RSVP!


Additional Announcements & Opportunities

Check back next week!


LA Younger Member Forum (YMF) Events


Topanga Tree Planting with TreePeople

Date: Sunday, April 26
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Pacific Coast Highway & S. Topanga Canyon Blvd. Malibu, CA 90265

Join ASCE LA YMF as we spend the morning planting trees on Sunday, April 26. We will meet at 8:30 AM at the intersection of the Pacific Coast Hwy & S Topanga Canyon Blvd in Malibu, where we will plant trees until 12 PM.

This volunteer event is apart of TreePeople's mission to restore the Santa Monica Mountains. You can help make a difference! All tools and supplies will be provided. This is sure to be another great community service event. We will also be headed to Malibu Fresh Fish Market for lunch following the event. Please RSVP with Arman Motavvef ( or Kaitlin Hannon (

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