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University of houston

Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers

Upcoming Activities and Events

Fall 2019 Resume Fair
Saturday, September 7th
10:00 AM – Noon 
Location: TBD

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

UH ASCE First General Meeting
Monday, September 9 @ 7:00 PM
Location: TBD
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.

UH ASCE Second General Meeting
Monday, September 30 @ 7:00 PM
Location: TBD
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.

UH ASCE Third General Meeting
Monday, September 30 @ 7:00 PM
Location: TBD
Sponsor: Walter P Moore
Walter P Moore is a multi-discipline firm. Our expertise is available through more than 50 service offerings provided in 16 practice areas, each of which demonstrates the full range of our capabilities. They provide services in Structural Engineering, Parking, Construction Engineering, Secure Design, Enclosure Practice, Restoration & Renovation, Parking Restoration, Forensic Analysis, Civil Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Traffic, ITS, and Transportation Planning, Transportation Engineering, IT Managed Services, Software Development, Virtual Reality, and BIM Project Coordination.

UH ASCE Fourth General Meeting
Monday, November 11 @ 7:00 PM
Location: TBD
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.

 

Girls Engineering the Future!
Saturday, March 30 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Cullen College of Engineering

Female STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) enthusiasts in grades 4-8 are invited to participate in the 4th annual “Girls Engineering the Future!” STEM event at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.  The University of Houston’s award-winning professors and students will lead fun, hands-on activities to introduce Houston area girls to the wide and wonderful world of STEM. Girls participating in the event will learn about the different STEM fields and professions and engage with current and former industry leaders.

The Beacon 
Friday, April 5 10:45 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: 1212 Prairie St., Houston, TX 77002

The Beacon is a non-profit organization that serves the Houston homeless community through daily services, civil legal aid, counseling and mentoring and access to housing. Our mission is to provide essential and next-step services to restore hope and help end homelessness in Houston.

EAA Outstanding Engineering Student Scholarship
$2000 ($1,000 per semester)

  • Standard criteria: engineering major, 30 hours at UH, 12 hours/semester of award, citizen or permanent resident
  • Junior or Senior classification
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a minimum major GPA of 3.0
  • Outstanding contributions in engineering-related activities (on/off campus)
  • Outstanding leadership in UH student engineering societies

Applications due Friday, March 29! Please apply at the following link: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/UHHA2019

 

EAA Future Engineer Scholarship
$2000 ($1,000 per semester)

  • Standard criteria: engineering major, 30 hours at UH, 12 hours/semester of award, citizen or permanent resident
  • Any classification (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Post Baccalaureate pursuing BS)
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a minimum major GPA of 3.0
  • Active involvement in UH student engineering societies
  • Community involvement

Applications due Friday, March 29! Please apply at the following link: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/UHHA2019

 

Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Senior Undergraduate Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded for the 2019-2020 school year and have ranged from $5,000 to $10,000 in recent years. Successful recipients must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level (during the 2019-2020 school year) in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams.

Undergraduate students planning to graduate in May/December 2020 will be eligible for the 2019 scholarship.

Minimum Criteria – Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 for the first three years of college and be recommended by their academic advisor.

Basis for Award – The basis for selection will generally follow these guidelines:

  • Academic Scholarship
  • Financial Need
  • Work Experience/Activities
  • Essay

The announcement of successful candidates will be made in July 2019.

Deadline: March 29, 2019

Link to more info: https://damsafety.org/apply-scholarship
Link to Scholarship Application: https://damsafety.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/files/ASDSOscholarship2019_20.pdf

ASCE Texas-Mexico Student Conference + Student Symposium
When: April 10-13, 2019
Where: South Padre Island, Texas
Hosted by: ASCE Student Chapter at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Support Provided by: ASCE Rio Grande Valley Branch & ASCE Texas Section

CI Student Days
When: July 19-23, 2019
Where: Arlington Virginia
If selected, all expenses will be paid for by ASCE. 

Application Deadline: April 15, 2019
Apply: 
https://www.ascestudentdays.org/about/apply

 

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