Welcome to the
University of Houston
Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers

Upcoming Activities and Events

Pink’s Pizza Fundraising
Friday, November 22 from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Pink’s Pizza @ UH (4701 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77004) 
Come out and support the concrete canoe team raise funds by having a slice of pizza! Part of the proceeds from this night at Pink’s Pizza will be donated towards our organization. Don’t forget to bring your family and friends along with you!

UH ASCE Bake Sale
Wednesday, November 13 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Student Center South
Come out and support UH ASCE by purchasing baked goods. All proceeds form the bake sale will go towards supporting our chapter and our activities. Tell your classmates about this event and help us spread the word. 

Via Colori Volunteering
Friday, November 22 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Location: Houston City Hall – 901 Bagby St. Houston, TX 77002
RSVP: https://forms.gle/XXFyyeGbPNNiGRS39

Via Colori features more than 200 local, national and international artists that create impressive chalk murals on the streets of downtown Houston. The only festival of its kind in Houston, also features three stages of live music, Via Bambini family zone, food and beverage vendors over the two-day event.
Via Colori raises more than $300,000 annually to fund health and educational services for children with hearing loss in Houston through The Center for Hearing and Speech and its renowned audiologists, teachers and speech-language pathologists.

Houston Food Bank
Friday, October 4 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: 535 Portwall St, Houston, TX 77029
Come out to volunteer and help serve your community. This is a great opportunity to volunteer while interacting with your fellow UH ASCE members and officers. Staying engaged is the first step towards taking ownership over your career growth and professional network.

Sign Up: http://houstonfoodbank.civicore.com/index.php?section=indGpRegistrations&action=conditional&fwID=49577

UH Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) Tailgate – Prairie View vs UH
Saturday, September 7 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Party on the Plaza @ TDECU Stadium
Sponsored by: LyondellBasell

Come out on Saturday, September 7 to volunteer at the tailgate for UH vs. Arizona! Volunteers will assist with set up, volunteer throughout event, and breakdown. This is a great opportunity to volunteer and network. Every year, the EAA hosts a tailgatings event before UH home games. Many Cougar engineers, faculty, staff and students come to enjoy great food and drinks before the Coogs kickoff. Come out and help the Engineering Alumni Association support our Houston Cougars for the first home game of the 2019 football season! 

Fall 2019 Fourth General Meeting
Monday, November 11 @ 7:00 PM
Location: Social Work Building, Room 102
Sponsor: Baker Concrete Construction
With more than 50 years of experience, Baker has seen virtually every type of concrete project imaginable. Whether building one of the nation’s premier stadiums or a life-saving hospital, Baker’s drive and focus transcends the bottom line. From our modest beginnings to the nation’s leading specialty concrete contractor, Baker has maintained its focus on exceptional performance and lasting relationships. Baker provides services in Construction, Preconstruction, and Project Management. Moreover, Baker is also a leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Virtual Design & Construction (VDC). Baker uses innovative technologies throughout the project life-cycle that modernizes the concrete trade.

Fall 2019 Third General Meeting
Monday, October 21 @ 7:00 PM
Location: Social Work Building, Room 102
Sponsor: Walter P Moore
Walter P Moore is a multi-discipline civil engineering firm with over 600 professionals across 20 U.S. Offices and 5 international locations.  They provide structural, diagnostics, civil, traffic, parking, transportation, enclosure, technology consulting, and construction engineering services. Their clients represent diverse interests in the public and private sectors.  They have designed over 200 major sports facilities including Minute Maid Park, NRG Stadium, BBVA Compass Stadium and the Toyota Center.  They have worked on multiple projects on our campus including the Guy V. Lewis Basketball Development Center, TDECU Stadium, Cougar Place Residences, and the Durga D. and Sushila Agrawal Engineering Research Building.

Fall 2019 Second General Meeting
Monday, September 30 @ 7:00 PM
Location: Social Work Building, Room 102
Sponsor: CONSOR
CONSOR’s purpose is to inspire vibrant communities by connecting people through innovative engineering solutions. They provide services in Planning and Design, Structural Assessment, and Construction.

Fall 2019 First General Meeting
Monday, September 9 @ 7:00 PM
Location: Social Work Building, Room 102
Sponsor: RS&H
RS&H provides fully integrated architecture, engineering, and consulting services to help clients realize their most complex facility and infrastructure projects for land, air, and space. They are consistently ranked among the nation’s top 100 design firms and have worked in over 50 countries across the globe. RS&H has helped pioneers build the launch platforms for the national space program, create global airports that connect communities, shape progressive highway systems across the country, and provide facilities for Fortune 1000 companies. They continue to build on this long history of market-based, specialized experience, delivering time-tested insights to clients in: Aerospace, Aviation, Corporate, Defense, Health & Science, Transportation.

Fall 2019 Resume Fair
Saturday, September 7th
10:00 AM – Noon 
Location: Classroom and Business Building (CBB) 118

Representatives from Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Costello, Black and Veatch, HNTB, HR GreenEntech Civil Engineers, and Dashiell will be reviewing resumes. This is a great opportunity to get feedback on your resume.  Make sure you bring multiple copies of your resume! Dress code is casual (shorts, jeans, t-shirts) and breakfast will be provided!

TexITE Houston Scholarship
$500 Award

  • The Greater Houston Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) is an organization dedicated to transportation in the Greater Houston Area. The Houston Section is part of the Texas District of ITE, known as TexITE. The Greater Houston Section is pleased to announce the 2019 scholarship eligibility requirements and deadlines. Eligibility criteria: 
  • Attend a university or college in the Greater Houston Area, or
  • Have a permanent address in the Greater Houston area, or
  • Have a TexITE Houston section member as an immediate family member, or
  • Be currently employed or have worked a minimum of three months during the year of application, at an engineering firm, planning firm, or governmental agency in the Greater Houston Area.

Applications due Friday, October 4, 2019 (11:59 PM CST)! Please apply at the following link: http://www.texite.org/houston/wordpress/scholarships/

6th Annual ASCE Texas-Mexico Student Conference + Student Symposium
When: March 4-7, 2019
Where: Arlington, Texas
Hosted by: ASCE Student Chapter at the University of Texas at Arlington
Support Provided by: ASCE Dallas Branch, ASCE Fort Worth Branch & ASCE Texas Section

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