Weekly Update 02/10/19

February 10, 2019

General Body Meeting

We will be having another meeting this week on Tuesday, February 12th at 6:30 pm in NSC 222. We will be going over updates to the club's constitution and we need to have as many people there as possible to vote on the changes. This should be the onyl time this needs to be done for most of you for your time at UB. We will also cover events for E-Week.

 

E-Week

Engineers week will take place from February 18th to February 22nd. Throughout the week there are various events that all the engineering clubs host. Each event has points assigned to them for how well you do. The club with the most points at the end of the week receives money. We need people to sign up for as many events as possible, because we will get points just for participating in the events. Use the link to sign up. The events run for 2 hours, but they typically do not take that long so you can show up anytime in the 2 hour block.


We will also need people to volunteer to help out with the 2 events we are running this year. The first is popsicle stick bridges on Monday, 2/18 from 10am-noon. The second will be helping construct the battlebot maze on Thursday, 2/14 starting at 5pm. We will be working on this until it is finished and should only take a few hours. SIGN UP!

 

Internships

There is currently an open announcement at the Army Corps of Engineers, and the Buffalo office will be hiring two student interns within the next few weeks. There is more information at the link. For those who are interested, please select “Buffalo” as the desired location when advancing through the application process. 

 

Scholarships

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has various scholarships for students posted on their website. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2019. Click the link for more info.

 

Design Teams

 

Concrete Canoe

Look out for email from the PM or leads about prep for the final pour on February 16th.

 

Steel Bridge

There is a lot of fabrication work to be done to finish up the bridge in time for competition. We will need lots of help. Stop by the lab any time you are free.

Fabrication Schedule:
M - 9:30am-5pm
T - 9:30am-5pm
W - 9"30am-5pm
Th - 9:30am-5pm
F - 9:30am-5pm

 

Seismic Design

Look out for email from the PMs.

 

Bridging the Gap Africa

No events this week.

 

Habitat for Humanity

We will once again be participating in habitat for humanity this semester. There are 3 more opportunities to help out. If you are interested in helping, please sign up using the link.

 

Relay for Life

We will be participating in the Relay for Life as a club. The event will take place on April 12th. Everyone should join the team and donate if possible. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. The link will take you to our teams page.

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