ASCE has partnered with the local Santa Ana Samueli Academy High School to help find companies or agencies that can provide a one week unpaid summer internship for students from local underprivileged communities. This school has special curriculum with engineering classes and they are looking to help provide real world training and experience.
By Josue Vaglienty, P.E. The 4th of July is always a great time to celebrate summer and our nation’s Independence Day, alongside our family and friends. This year, while you’re busy eating BBQ, enjoying a day at the beach, or watching fireworks – take a moment and consider this - If it wasn’t for the seven Founding Fathers, the 4th of July would be no more special than the 5th of July! More importantly, one of those Founding Fathers was a critical figure whose courage, influence, and leadership led the way in transforming 13 American colonies into the United States of America. That individual’s name was George Washington – a surveyor and civil engineer (as well as an incredible war hero and our country’s first president)! As it turns out, there are at least two other significant American civil engineers by the same name that you may or may not have known about:
Please join the Board of Directors in welcoming the newest members to ASCE OC! We look forward to getting to know you and hope to see you at an upcoming meeting.
Orange County Engineering Council (OCEC) will be hosting it's Annual Meeting on July 18th, a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the previous year, witness the induction of the new Executive Board for the following term, and also participate in a keynote address relating to the I-405 Improvement Project here in Orange County! This event is free to members but open to the public. If you've ever wanted to learn more about what OCEC does and how we impact our community we encourage you to attend and learn more.
By Paul Gabot The Mentorship Program held its Mid-Year Check-in event on April 26, 2017, at SPEC Services in Fountain Valley, CA. Mentors and Protégés engaged in small roundtable discussions followed by a panel discussion.
August 3rd, 2017
OC EWRI Presents Extremes are Extremely Interesting: The Use of Extreme Value Distributions to Assess Water Quality Trends and Management Efficacy in Southern California
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