Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Announcements March 6th 2014

College Lecture Today! (JSB)

Capital One EARTQUAKE Competition (ACTIVITY POINT and MONEY)
Can you think on your feet? Can you work well with others? Do you like cash prizes? Join Capital One for EARTHQUAKE, a real-time, analytically-driven simulation competition!
The Competition:  There’s been an earthquake. People need help...FAST! Can your team execute an effective disaster relief solution before it’s too late?  Work as a team to strategize, adapt, and optimize resources in a time-pressured environment.
Who: Teams of 2-4
When: Friday, March 7, 2014 at noon
Where: WSC 3223
To Register:
The Prizes:
$125 toward each member of the winning team
$500 toward the organization with the most participants
There will be an opportunity to network with Capital One Associates after the competition. If you have any questions, please email Matt LeBaron at

Technical Paper: Rocky Mountain Conference
There have been zero submissions for Technical paper for Rock Mountain Conference.  It is due Saturday March 8th.
If you submit you are likely to receive awards of $100, $50, and $25 for the winners of each type of paper.
We MUST have a Technical paper submitted for Steel Bridge or Concrete Canoe to go to Nationals!
Email Bruce with questions -
HERE is a link to the rules

ASCE Webinar
Structural Engineers Institue (SEI) will sponsor an ASCE Webinar on March 6, 2014 at 7 p.m. in CS 404, Utah Valley University. The webinar is open to all ASCE members and students. Also sponsored by ASCE's Architectural Engineering Institute. It will last one hour and there could be professionals there to network with. For more information and directions there will be a handout in the CE office on the front desk.

Mid semester Activity 
Thursday, March 13th 6-8pm in rooms 383, 384, and 385.  
Movies and video games!
Email Dallin Russell or Travis Woods if you have a video game, movie, or TV you would like to bring or if you want to bring snacks

Field Trips
Marriot Center Field Trip- No need to sign up, anyone can come!
March 6th at 5:45 room 369 CB.  
Dr. Richards will go over steel shapes before heading to the Marriot Center at 6:00 pm
Observing Structural Steel roofing systems in the Marriot Center with Dr. Richards
Email Manuel Vega with questions

Sign up 
HERE for all of the following field trips!
Email Manuel Vega with questions (

Okland Life Science Building Field Trips
Apr. 11th @ 3pm - only 10 spots available!

MTC Tour 
Mar. 14 @ 3pm- only 10 spots available!

FE Reviews
Sign-up HERE to receive emails and helpful link/documents
When signing up for the FE Exam, here are some things to look for:
·              Sign up at Pay attention to which password you create with the profile.
·              Purchase the "FE Civil Exam".
·              Select "Utah" as your State.
·              Continue with check-out and pay for the exam. You pick the date for your FE Exam later.
·              After the order is processed, you will be able to select your test date and location.

ASCE Student Chapter Announcements

This announcement is being sent to subscribers of:
Faculty Advisor Email List (
Practitioner Advisor Email List (
Student Organization Email List (

¨  2014 National Daniel W. Mead Student Contest
Entries in the 2014 Annual Daniel W. Mead Student Contest must be received by March 1, 2014.  Send entries to

¨  ASCE Student Leadership Award
Nominations for the 2014 ASCE Student Leadership Award are also due March 1, 2014.  Submit the nomination form and all letters together in one email to

¨  Other Opportunities

Deadline for submitting papers is July 31, 2014.

Questions?  Contact ASCE Student Services at

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