Weekly Update

September 23, 2019

Hello everyone, please read for important dates and times for upcoming events! 

Lafarge Quarry Tour
Last call to sign up for a tour of Lafarge Concrete Plant's Quarry! The planned tour is to see the testing lab, how asphalt is made, stockpiles, stone crushing, transportation of products, and a blast. This is an extremely rare and worthwhile opportunity everyone should consider attending! Sign up ASAP!!!

Sign up at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1pmIVLa-BKBpgMYQCc4sFpom-LdlxNyYUZSJVCYXbiUs/edit#gid=0

Kiewit Informational Session
On Tuesday, October 1st from 5:15 - 7pm in Knox 109 we will be having a Kiewit informational session! Kiewit is a leading company in the construction industry specializing in large design-build projects. They are hosting an informational meeting to discuss internship and job opportunities for next summer. ASCE students have been successful in the past with obtaining experiences from Kiewit. Pizza and wings will also be provided!

NFTA Metro Rail Expansion Public Meeting
Tomorrow, September 24th from 5-7pm at Sweethome Middle School there will be a meeting regarding the NFTA Metro Rail Expansion. The Metro Rail Expansion Project will hold a public workshop on September 24th from 5-7pm at Sweet Home Middle School to present the concept design plans, updated station design concepts, recap of traffic analysis results, and preliminary environmental analysis and impacts.

General Body Meeting
Next week, on Thursday, October 3rd at 6:00 pm in 101 Baldy Hall, we will be holding a General Body Meeting. This meeting will feature representatives from Bergmann Associates who will be speaking on Water Resources engineering, as well as opportunities at Bergmann and career path guidance. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable insight from a professional in the civil engineering field from a well-known firm in the area so be sure to attend!

Engineer Alley Tailgate
Next Saturday, October 5th from 12:30-3pm UB SEAS will be hosting an Engineer Alley tailgate before the UB Bulls football game against the Ohio Bobcats! Join ASCE, UB Engineering and Applied Sciences Alumni Association & the WNY professional engineering community on the lawn in front of Bissell Hall. Event includes ticket, food, drinks, giveaways, lawn games, student-alumni networking and more under our tailgate tents! Engineering club with the most student attendees win a prize!

Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper
Hey everyone, signups are currently available for Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper for Saturday, October 19th. For people who didn't do it last year, Waterkeeper is an organization that cleans up Buffalo's waterways. After the event they hold a volunteer appreciation party at the Labatt House that is free for volunteers. It's a great time and a great way to give back to the community. If interested, you can sign up directly at the link below. First come first serve so be sure to sign up before spots fill up, deadline is September 30th!



CSEE 9th Annual Soccer Game and Welcome Celebration
The CSEE Department will hold its 9th Annual Soccer Game and Welcome Celebration on Saturday, September 28 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Rotary Field on UB’s South Campus. Please join us as Civil engineering seniors and grad students take on CSEE freshman, sophomore and juniors, and Environmental seniors and Environmental graduate students for bragging rights in this year’s matchup!
We are still looking for a coach for the civil engineering team, so please be sure to fill out the RSVP form at the bottom of this message to receive updates!
Come to play in the game or cheer on your friends, and please join us afterwards for subs and other snacks!
Please complete the RSVP form HERE, and view the flyer below for more details:





Concrete Canoe

There will be a team meeting on Tuesday, September 24th at 7:00 pm in Jarvis 223.
Be on the lookout for emails from the team leads sub-team meetings throughout the week!


Steel Bridge


This Wednesday, September 25th, we will be having Junior Position Elections. The elections will take place at 6:00 pm in Jarvis 117. Be sure to stop by as these positions are important for helping develop the future of the Steel Bridge team!


Seismic Design


Wednesday, September 25th, there will be a SAP2000 tutorial. Tentatively, this will take place from 4:00 - 5:00 pm in 208 Ketter Hall. Stop by to learn how to use an important software used in structural analysis!



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