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ASCE Student Chapter

Objectives and Purpose of ASCE

The main objective of the ASCE Student Chapter is to encourage its members to study civil engineering and to advance the civil engineering profession. The American Society of Civil Engineers, the oldest national professional engineering society, was founded in 1852 with an objective to enhance the welfare of humanity by advancing the science and profession of civil engineering. More than 125,000 individual ASCE members are engaged in engineering education, research, public agency, industrial, construction, and private engineering practice.

Why join ASCE?

Becoming a member of ASCE gives students a chance to apply knowledge from the classroom to "real world" situations, such as designing and building a steel bridge or a concrete canoe. Not only do students get the opportunity to apply their engineering knowledge in events such as Carolina's Conference, but they also learn about teamwork, leadership, and ethics that are needed in the engineering profession.

Joining ASCE is a good way for students to meet practicing engineers. Through business meetings, tailgates, socials, and many other activities, students make contacts with engineers on a more personal level.

ASCE also gives students a chance to interact with the staff and other students outside of the classroom. Through activities such as tailgates, socials, intramural sports, and student/faculty softball games, students get a chance to relax and meet new people.

Members of ASCE are also given the opportunity to give back to the community. Every year the ASCE chapter participates in Adopt-A-Highway, Helping Hands, Habitat-For-Humanity, and also coordinates activities with local high schools.

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Student Chapter Information

Chapter Officers
President: Ryan Hull
Vice President:Will Worrell
Secretary: Seth Graves
Treasurer: Nancy Fanous
Carolinas Conference Chairperson:
Patrick Reid
Social Chairperson: Chad Peterson
Chapter Advisor
Stephen F. Csernak
Practitioner Advisor
Bill Moore
Chapter Activities
Concrete Canoe Competition
Steel Bridge Competition
Regional Competition
Adopt-a-Highway
Tailgate Social
Chapter Field Trips
Joint Socials with Chi Epsilon
Joint Activities with SAE of SC