Orange County Branch Newsletter

November 2023


Student Chapter Hosts General Meetings & Received Awards at HHSSN

By Kobe Khean | ASCE CSULB Webmaster

The ASCE CSULB Student Chapter partnered with multiple local civil engineering companies to host general meetings. Student members attended the Annual History and Heritage/Student Scholarship Night where they received the Most Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year. 

Date: October 5, 2023
Time: 2:30 pm-3:30 pm VEC 115

PACE professionals came to share information about their company specializing in advanced water, recreational water, and the environment. 

GBM #4: MATT Construction
Date: October 18, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm VEC 115

MATT Construction is a general contractor company that presents what their company is all about and answers some questions.

GBM #5: Stacy & Witbeck
Date: November 2, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm VEC 115

Stacy & Witbeck is a heavy civil company specializing in transportation and infrastructure!

Beach Clean Up & Volleyball Social
November 4, 2023

ASCE has a beach clean-up at Seal Beach to release stress and have fun amidst the midterm season. 

GBM #6: Kimley-Horn
Date: November 9, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm VEC 115

Kimley-Horn is a transportation firm that presents its company’s values and the projects they are working on.

ASCE History and Heritage/Student Scholarship Night

ASCE OC had over eight scholarship categories open for all civil engineering students to apply to. There is a total of $20K worth of scholarships given away. Recipients were announced at the ASCE Orange County Branch History & Heritage/ Student Scholarship Night on November 13, 2023. 

ASCE once again received the Most Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year. CSULB ASCE officers and student members won some scholarships. Congratulations to everyone!

ASCE CSULB Student Members and Alumni

CSULB ASCE Student Member Valerie Cortes receives 4 ASCE OC Scholarships
ASCE CSULB Co-President Holding the OC YMF Most Outstanding Student Chapter Trophy

ASCE CSULB Members During The Career Fair


GBM #7: Diaz-Yourman and Associates
Date: November 16, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm VEC 115

Diaz-Yourman and Associates, a geotechnical engineering firm, presents what it’s like to work in the geotechnical field and other things surrounding it. 

About the Author:

Kobe Khean is a second-year Civil Engineering Student at California State University, Long Beach, and Webmaster of their student chapter of ASCE for the 2023-2024 school year. Kobe plans to continue his studies and search for internships in the summer. Kobe can be contacted at