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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.

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.


Student Chapter Information

Chapter Officers
President: Lee Mikell
Vice President: Helen Kopscik
Secretary: Willie Ferguson
Treasurer: Payton Folk
Carolinas Conference Chairperson:  Lee Mikell
Social Chairperson: Mary Beth Silva
Recruitment Chair: Shelby Muirhead 
Chapter Advisor: Michael Stoner
Chapter Activities
Concrete Canoe Competition
Steel Bridge Competition
Regional Competition
Tailgate Social
Chapter Field Trips
Joint Socials with Chi Epsilon
Joint Activities with SAE of SC