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Welcome New Members!

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 event. More »

Design Challenge’s Upcoming Info Session

ASCE OC YMF has been working diligently for the past several months to bring to the community the Design Challenge. More »

Volunteering from Home in 2020

The Community Service Committee would like to thank everyone who “volunteered from home” with us during 2020! We collected 14 STEM activity kits for Illumination Foundation families, donated $390 to Ronald McDonald House, participated in the annual Coastal Cleanup 2020 version: Clean Up Your Happy Place, and collected and donated supplies for dozens of hygiene kits for SONRIE to distribute in Ojos Negros, Mexico! More »

2020-2021 Mentorship Program Kick-off Pair Reveal Event!

On November 11th, 2020, the ASCE OC Mentorship Program began the year with the virtual Kick-off Pair Reveal Event. The Mentorship Program pairs young professionals with experienced engineers to best enhance and guide the young professional’s career and maximize their potential. More »

Finding the Words

I presume that if you’re reading this article, you probably became an engineer because your affinity for the language arts was not as strong as for math and sciences (assuming you even liked language arts at all).  While I personally enjoy writing and have been told that I am not terrible at it, I still find writing articles like the ones for this column to be challenging.  Newsletter articles offer a blank canvas to express your thoughts on a variety of topics, which can be overwhelming. More »

Impacts of COVID-19 September 2020

On August 19th, ASCE Orange County Branch and Government Relations Committee hosted a virtual luncheon panel on Infrastructure Funding During COVID-19. The panelists discussed how agency operations and project delivery have been affected, the potential impacts of the upcoming election on infrastructure, and how some key issues remain in focus during the pandemic. More »

Pathways Academy 2020

Established in 2019, the ASCE OC Pathways Academy is a three-part summer program that introduces university students to the various civil engineering disciplines through our "Engineering Your Future" Speaker Series Event, Company Tour Seminars, and valuable professional networking opportunities. The goal of this program is to bridge the gap between academia and industry by encouraging students to explore all their potential career options. With the huge success of its first year, ASCE OC was excited to empower the engineering journeys of our Class of 2020 Student Scholars! More »

A Professional Panel in Uncertain Times

A professional panel during these uncertain times? The ASCE OC Mentorship Program continues to think of innovative ways to stay connected and hosts its first-ever virtual professional panel. More »

Final President's Message and Incoming Board

As I conclude my Presidency, I’m very excited to announce our upcoming FY 2020-2021 Board who will continue to build upon what we’ve been able to accomplish during this difficult time. More »

Welcome New Members!

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 event. More »

Joint Pavement Rehab and Engineering Virtual Event

ASCE OC/SD YMF held the Pavement Rehab and Engineering joint virtual event on Tuesday, June 23rd. Roger Schlierkamp, Director of Pavement Engineering at GMU, gave a pavement engineering/rehab presentation that focused on the factors that impact pavement performance and cost. More »

Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation

On June 20, 2020, the ASCE OC University Outreach Committee had the honor of hosting a Virtual Graduation for the students of CSUF, CSULB, and UCI. The Graduation was held on Zoom and had 50 attendees. More »

Kicking-Off 2020 Work from Home Photo Challenges!

As COVID-19 continues to affect our daily lives, we've missed all the people that inspire the strength and purpose of our organization. Introducing ASCE OC Work from Home Photo Challenge! Let's all continue to reconnect and encourage positivity! More »

First Pilot Mid-Year Check-In A Success!

The ASCE OC Mentorship Program adapted to the erratic COVID-19 situation and hosted its first ever online Zoom meeting for the Mid-Year Check-In Event. More »

Virtual Happy Hours April and May 2020

ASCE OC YMF Internal Activities Co-Chairs hosted monthly Virtual Happy Hours in place of our usual monthly Networking Socials. Utilizing the Zoom Breakout Rooms feature, they have found a creative way to continue socializing with one another while staying at home! More »

Practicing Empathy and Standing up for Injustice

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King Jr. More »

Welcome New Members!

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 event. More »

I-405 Widening Construction Technical Tour

On Friday, March 6th, ASCE OC toured the Construction of Interstate 405 Freeway Widening and visited the Talbert Ave and McFadden Ave bridges, as well as the batch mix plant for the project. More »

Ace Your Annual Review: Earn What You’re Worth Workshop

The ASCE OC YMF Ace Your Annual Review workshop was a great event to attend if you were looking to prepare for your next raise or promotion. More »

STEM Battleships

K-12 committee is sinking ships in civil engineering with the Bergeson Elementary students! More »

Annual Toy Drive 2019

During this past 2019 holiday season, ASCE OC partnered with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) to support their program SONRIE (Support of Orphanages in Need through Resources, Innovation, and Empowerment) to collect and deliver toys to Mexico. More »

Pump It Up for Platelets 5K Run

ASCE Orange County had the great pleasure to participate and volunteer for the 8th Annual Pump It Up For Platelets 5K on November 9, 2019 at the William R. Mason Regional Park.  The annual 5K is aimed at raising awareness about Immune Thrombocytopenia, better known as ITP. More »

The Power of Teamwork and Diversity

“Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life forever” – Amy Poehler More »

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