Thursday, October 16, 2014



Here are a list of a few things going on:

College Lecture will be replacing Seminar - JSB Auditorium
There will be no seminar in the regular room

Homecoming Parade
Help build the parade float tonight at 6:00 PM in the Structures lab. We'll be painting an 8 foot wooden airplane.
Walk with the float the day of (activity point)

Habitat for Humanity
Saturday, October 18
SaturdayNovember 1

Students vs. Faculty Softball REMATCH
@ Kiwanis Park Saturday, October 25, 10:00 AM

Spooky Mountain Conference Party
@ Step-down Thursday, October 30, 6:30 PM
Come and get to know more about Rocky Mountain Conference, eat free food, and play games.
  • Mystery Design
  • Stacking cups competition
  • Bridge Design Game
  • Rain Gutter Regatta
  • Ice Cream
Concrete Canoe
Today's meeting is cancelled. Come next week on October 23 to take the safety training and start making concrete cylinders. Please come. You don't have to know anything about concrete to play a key role, so freshmen and sophomores are encouraged to come.

Paddling practice on Saturday at 8:00 AM

Steel Bridge
Meeting will be in CB 234 at 6:00 PM. You don't have to know anything about steel bridge to play a key role, so freshmen and sophomores are encouraged to come.

Field Trips
Wastewater Treatment Plant
Today, October 16, 3:00 PM, Meet in the Step-down

Provo City Center Temple
Field trip is through the Lifelong Learning Conference
Friday, October 17, 12:45-2:00 PM

YMF Chili Cook off
Friday, October 17, 6:00 PM, Sugarhouse Park

Check the blog to learn how to become a member of ASCE. We need everyone to sign-up, so we can continue to do awesome, free parties!

Provo City Center Temple Tour


Come take a tour of the Provo City Center Temple!! 
This tour will take place on Friday, October 17th from 12:45-2 p.m. You will meet up at 12:45 p.m. on the sidewalk at the Northeast entrance to the Wilkinson Student Center (next to  Jamba Juice) and you will be shuttled down to the temple site. Registration for students is free if you call  the Office of Continuing Education- Conferences and Workshops at (801)- 422-1106
For Freshman Seminar Students, attending this field trip can count as a field trip point

If you plan on attending, you will need register soon! Also, make sure to sign your name on this google doc so that ASCE can keep track of attendance for their records.

YMF Chili Cook-off


Come join us for the Younger Member Forum Chili Cook-off This Friday, October 17th at 6:00 pm.
Details below.


Concrete Canoe Paddling Practice


After this upcoming Saturday the 18th, paddling practice will be at 5:00 pm on Saturdays.  It will be at 8:00 am this Saturday.

Weidman Center Lecture Series


The Weidman Center will have the following Lectures on the dates given:

"The Law of Vision"

Rob Galloway, President, US Synthetic

October 23, 2014

"You May be Leading, but Who is Following?"

Layne Webb, General Manager, Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

November 20, 2014

Concrete Canoe


The meeting that was scheduled for tomorrow for concrete canoe safety training in the structures lab needs to be changed to one week from tomorrow.  Dr. Guthrie can't make it this week so we will be having this meeting next week.  We will also start making cylinders this day.  if you want to help make cylinders you need to come to this safety training.

Paddling practice will be on Saturday 8am.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Major Fair


The Major Fair is on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm in the Wilk Ballroom. We need volunteers who can help answer questions about majoring in Civil Engineering. This is a great opportunity to share what made you decide on Civil Engineering. Feel free to sign-up here for any shift on the sign-up sheet and you are more than welcome to sign-up for more than an hour as well.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Tau Beta Pi People Skills Workshop


On October 25 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in CB 392, Tau Beta Pi will host a workshop on people skills. An industry professional will facilitate the workshop. It is open to all students, but space is limited. These workshops are award wining and will benefit students as they network, engage in team projects, and when placed in leadership positions.

Please sign up here.

Fulton Fest



Meet Ira Fulton!!
Where: Field South of the Clyde (Survey Hill) 
When: Thursday, October 9, 3:30pm- 6pm 

Ira Fulton, philanthropist and the college's namesake, will be on campus to make a special announcement for engineering & technology students. Don't miss your chance to meet him. 

There will also be music and a chance to check out the college's 30+ clubs! Visit a club booth and get a free JDawg!

80's Dance and Game Night
Where: WSC Ballroom
When: Friday, October 10, 7:30pm
Get ready to be a maniac (maniac) on the dance floor! Come out to our game night and 80s dance party. Have fun playing games, getting to know each other and dancing! Event will be in the WSC Ballroom. Combined with the Nursing and McKay School of Education!

Ira Fulton Service Project
Where: Meet in Crabtree Lounge
When Saturday, October 11, 8am -noon
Sign up at:

Click here for more information!

Homecoming Float design meeting


Come help with the ASCE Homecoming Float at the final design meeting before build next week
Meeting: 6:00 PM tonight (South side of step down)
Senior needed to co-lead.
People needed to lead painting, decorating, driving, etc.

Spooky Mountain Conference


Come join us for Spooky Mountain Conference!
Oct 30th 6:30 pm Step Down
Games, Competitions, Ice Cream Sundaes, Family Friendly
Info about the real Rocky Mountain Conference

Wastewater Treatment Plant Field Trip


Field Trip to Provo Wastewater Treatment Plant
Thursday, October 8th @ 3 p.m.
Meet in the Clyde Building Step Down Lounge.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Habitat for Humanity

Sign up here to volunteer for the habitat for humanity service project on October 18th.

Concrete Canoe Paddling Practice


There will be a paddling practice for the concrete canoe on Saturday morning at 8 am.  It will be done by 9:30 so you wont miss any conference!

Fulton Fest Service Project


There will be a service project for the Fulton Fest on October 11.  All the info we have for it is that it will be from 8 am to 12 pm, they will be meeting in the Crabtree lounge, and it has something to do with Rural Housing Development, and that you can sign up here at this link:

CEO of Ford Motor Credit Company


Bernard Silverstone, CEO of Ford Motor Credit Company, will be coming to BYU this Friday, October 3. Bernard will be speaking in two different sessions. The first session is from 9:00-10:00 am in 214 CTB, and the discussion will be directed towards STEM based students (breakfast to follow). The second session will be from 11:00-12:00 pm in TNRB W408, and the discussion will be directed towards business students (lunch to follow). On behalf of Ford Motor Company, I invite you and your organization to attend.
Please see this flyer for details, and I hope to see you at one of the events.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Balsawood Bridge Coordinator Job


Work for the CE Department as the Balsawood Bridge Competition Coordinator!!
- Great Pay! Great on a Resume!
- Work closely with Civil Engineering Faculty and Staff
- Lead BYU ASCE's largest community outreach project (350+ service hours)
- Work with teachers, students and school administrators throughout all of Utah!
To be considered, send your resume to Dr. Borup at
For a more detailed description, check here:

Thursday, September 25, 2014

GEO Club Opening Social

There will be an opening social for the GEO club next week.  Click here for more information!

Students vs. Faculty Softball Game


Come help us beat the faculty in Softball this Saturday morning (Sept 27) at 10 am!  Please bring gloves and other equipment if you have it!  click here to view the awesome flyer.  This will count as an activity point!

Mongolian Clothing Drive

For those of you who wanted to donate money to help pay for the shipping costs of the clothes being sent to Mongolia, bring your money to the CE seminar and find John John De Leon or Frank Johnson. they'll be collecting it. Any amount is appreciated, but remember, $10 = 1 service point.
You can get a max of 2 service points from donating.

Civil Engineering Life Long Conference


You are invited to attend the Civil Engineering Life Long Conference.
The event if FREE (except lunch) for Students and is held on BYU Campus.

From October 16 (12:00 pm to 5:00 pm) to October 18 (7:00 am to 4:30 pm), there will be speakers and tours. Some speakers include Andy Kirby (Provo Temple Tabernacle) and Shane Marshall (UDOT). Other BYU Faculty and Students will be speaking through the event.

This is a great opportunity to Network with other BYU Civil Engineering Alumni. Don't miss out on this great opportunity.

This event is free for students (except for lunch). You can come and go to the events as it fits your class schedule. Don't miss out on this great learning and networking event!

Homecoming Parade

OCTOBER 18th!!!

We need some help building/decorating/participating on the homecoming float!!! Earn some service points while you're at it!!

Dates and Times for doing this will be determined soon!!

Send an Email/Text to Ben (Peniamina) Lesa if you're interested: