EVENT: Conference KickOff Celebration 4/16

Want to know more about Portland State’s hosting of the 2014 ASCE Student Conference? Want to join Portland State’s concrete bowling team? Or compete in the Engineering Knowledge Bowl or one of the many fun competitions? Come join the Conference Kickoff Celebration!

WHAT: PNW ASCE Student Conference Kickoff Celebration

WHEN: Wednesday, April 16 @ 12:15


NOTES: Visit the conference website for more information: www.asce.pdx.edu/pnwsc2014/


EVENT: EWRG Meeting March 26th


Come hear PSU CEE alum, Wenwei Xu, speak at at the next EWRG Meeting at Lucky Lab. The topic is “Development of a 2-D River Hydrodynamic and Temperature Model Based on CE-QUAL-W2.” See the attached flyer for details!


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There will be a MESA meeting this upcoming Friday (March 7th), from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. It will be located at the MESA office room 104. For this meeting, we will test build some of the challenges, and if time permits, (hopefully) we can try to think of the list of materials/ rules for the competitions. We are in need of volunteers and all are welcome to join! There will be donuts so bring your friends!
Date: March 7th, Friday
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 am
Location: MESA office (Engineering Building 104)

MESA is an after school program for underrepresented and minority students to engage in the science, math, and engineering activities. Middle school and high school students will have the opportunity to develop teamwork and problem-solving skills during the annual MESA Day, held at Portland State University. MESA Day will have four On-the-Spot Challenges, and competitions for students to participate in. This is an exciting and fun event for volunteers and students to get involved! If you would like to find out more about MESA and MESA Day, please visit the Oregon MESA website (http://oregonmesa.org/).

If you would like to know about MESA Day or the challenges please contact the individual below:


Anne Ng

EVENT: Oregon YMF Technical Tour

We invite you to join us for the Port of Vancouver’s West Vancouver Freight Access Project tour this Friday, March 7.  If you haven’t already signed up, it is not too late to RSVP!  This promises to be an exciting tour, given the present stage of construction.  

TOPIC:  West Vancouver Freight Access Project #16
SPEAKER:  Brian Maxwell (BergerABAM)
WHERE:  Meet at the Vancouver Amtrak Station parking lot (13011 W 11th St, Vancouver, WA)
WHEN:   Friday, March 7 at 2:00 pm

PPE (hardhat, vest, eye protection, and sturdy boots) will be required to access the site.  Please let us know if you need this equipment and we will provide extras.  Contact OregonYMF@gmail.com  to reserve your spot, or if you have any questions about the tour.



EVENT: Food Bank Volunteer Day


oregonfoodbankCome be a part of this awesome event and meet young professionals in process!

WHAT: Volunteer Day

WHERE: Oregon Food Bank, 7900 NE 33rd Drive. Portland, Oregon

WHEN: Saturday, Feb 22nd, 2013 9-11:30am

RSVP: Email asce.psu@gmail.com to reserve your space in the volunteer crew!

NEWS: ASCE Student Officer Elections

It’s elelction time!

electionsWinter Term

President, Treasurer, Secretary, Fundraising Coordinator (See Officer Descriptions below)

Candidate Statements (<250 words) due to asce.psu@gmail.com by 2/14

Winter elections week is February 17-21

Ballots and Ballot Box at CE Department front desk


Spring Term

Vice President, Concrete Canoe Captain, Steel Bridge Captain, Activities Coordinator, Fundraising Coordinator, Communications  Coordinator, and Outreach Coordinator


Upcoming Events


Some of our officers at the ASCE Workshop for Student Chapter Leaders in Phoenix, Arizona last weekend. Way to represent Portland State, guys! Why participate? Visit ASCE WSCL. If you would like to get involved in ASCE and join events like these, contact us at asce.psu@gmail.com or join our listserv!


NEWS/EVENTS: YMF Upcoming Events

Join us at one of our upcoming events, and find out how you can get involved with the Oregon YMF.  Open Committee and Chair positions are listed on our website.

February 12 – Happy Hour Social
Network with fellow engineers and meet some new friends over a free round of beverages + appetizers.

Breakside Brewery
820 NE Dekum St, Portland, OR 97211
5:30 pm


February 22 – Volunteering with ASCE Student Chapters
The YMF has been volunteering at the Oregon Food Bank for the last few years.  This year we are teaming up with civil engineering students from Portland State University and the University of Portland.  If you would like to lend a hand, please RSVP by February 17.

Oregon Food Bank
7900 NE 33rd Dr, Portland, OR 97211
9:00 – 11:30 am


April 9 – Trailblazers Game
Join us in Rip City Row for the game against the Sacramento Kings.  We’ll be meeting up a nearby pub before heading to the Rose Garden (I mean, Moda Center).  A limited number of tickets are still available.  Reply by email (OregonYMF@gmail.com) if you are interested.

Moda Center
1 N Center Ct St, Portland, OR 97227
7:00 pm

EVENT: ASCE-PSU General Meeting Feb. 10th

What: ASCE General Meeting
Where: ITS Lab (EB 315)
When: Monday February 10, 2014,  3:45 pm to 5:00 pmGeneralMeeting2-10

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