Rice ASCE Spring 2011 First Meeting. Benjamin Berryhill Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. Agenda. Resources & Programs Spring Events New Office Space! ASCE National Membership Electing New Officers Q & A. Resources. Officers asce.rice.edu View the calendar Access to minutes for past meetings
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Rice ASCESpring 2011 First Meeting Benjamin Berryhill Friday, Jan. 21, 2011
Agenda • Resources & Programs • Spring Events • New Office Space! • ASCE National Membership • Electing New Officers • Q & A
Resources • Officers • asce.rice.edu • View the calendar • Access to minutes for past meetings • asce.org • Access to scholarship applications and civil engineering scientific journals • ASCE infrastructure report card • ASCE National Membership
ASCE National Membership • National membership is free • With membership, you can attend ASCE Houston-branch meetings for free • free dinner • casual interaction with many professional civil engineers • ASCE student conferences are also free for members.
Programs • Interaction with industry • ASCE-Houston branch dinner meetings • Rice ASCE company presentations • Rice ASCE Spring Career Fair (Feb. 23rd, 7-9pm) • Ongoing CEVE book sale • Can be cheaper than online • No waiting for shipping • Supports your fellow CEVEs • Concrete Canoe (Arrrrr)
Spring Events • General Meetings -biweekly on Fridays • Canoeing trip -March 26 • Concrete canoe -April 29-30 competition at Texas A&M • ASCE spring career fair -Feb. 23 • ASCE-Chi Epsilon banquet -April 12
New Rice ASCE office space! • MEL 109 • Current Furnishings • Desks & tables • Computer • Refrigerator • Future furnishings • Couch? Microwave? • Printing Station? • Disco ball?
Canoeing trip March 26, Free to attend!
Spring Career Fair • February 23rd, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. • Farnsworth Pavilion • Broad variety of engineering firms come to recruit
Officers • This semester we will elect new officers for the 2011-2012 academic year. • Available positions: • President • Vice President • Concrete Canoe Captain (up to two positions) • Treasurer/Secretary