Weekly Update

February 16, 2020


E-Week has begun!! Here is the schedule for this year's E-Week Events happening throughout the week:



E-Week Competition Events

From Monday, February 17 through Friday, February 21st there will be a multitude of E-Week Competition Events being held by various engineering clubs. (Please see schedule below)

To sign up for any events happening throughout the week please sign up on the schedule via the link below!


Newspaper Bridge and Battlebot Volunteering

On Tuesday, February 18th from 11 am to 1 pm ASCE will be hosting the Newspaper Bridge event.
If you are interested in helping volunteer please sign up via the link below, this will count as a community service event!!

On Friday, February 21st, the annual Battlebot Maze (hosted by us) and Battlebot Wars will be taking place!

  • We will need volunteers Thursday night to assemble the Battlebot Maze in the Student Union Flag Room.

  • If you are interested in the fabrication of our robot please see Vinny Costagliola (Student Engagement Chair)!

Volunteering Sign Up Link:


Academic & Engineering Ball

  • On Saturday, February 22nd E-Week will be coming to a close with an Academic & Engineering Ball at at 7:00 PM at the Buffalo Niagara Marriott!

    • There will be a buffet dinner, casino games, photo booth, cash bar, and more!

    • Transportation will be provided from the Student Union starting at 6:45 PM.

    • Undergrad tickets are and $25. Guests/non-undergrad tickets are $28 through 2/22. Instructions on how to purchase tickets are below:

      • To buy tickets online, please go to https://buffalo.universitytickets.com/ and navigate to Academic & Engineering Ball, then sign in using your UBIT name. This will show you the available options for purchasing tickets. You can also purchase tickets from the SU Ticket Office at SU 221.


Ski/Snowboard Event

On Friday, February 21st, the ASCE Buffalo Section will be holding a Younger Member Ski/Snowboarding event at Holiday Valley from 3:30 to 10:30 pm. The cost is $38 per person. This will be a great opportunity to connect with other members of the ASCE student club, as well as members from the professional section! Friends and family are welcome to attend as well!

If you are interested in volunteering please sign up on the spreadsheet  via the link below!!



General Body Meeting - EBoard Position & Advance Testing Info. Session
On Tuesday, February 25th in NSC 218 at 6:00 pm we will be having a General Body Meeting featuring a review of Eboard positions up for election following spring break, as well as an informational session with guest speakers from Advance Testing.

Advance Testing is a consulting, construction materials testing lab that has been providing services for their clients since 1984. Advance Testing Company provides both field inspection and lab analysis of all construction materials for commercial, private, and public organizations.

This will be a great opportunity to learn about a great company that services several different aspects of Civil Engineering!


Kistner Concrete Tour
On Friday, February 28th at 11:00 am ASCE has been invited to tour the Kistner Concrete Products, Inc. facility in Lockport! Kistner is a leading precast concrete manufacturer in New York State which provides the Eastern Great Lakes Region of the United States with timely cost-effective solutions to their clients. They currently employ four UB alumni, three of which are Engineers.

If you are interested in a position at Kistner, feel free to bring a resume with you to the tour and they would be more than happy to take a look, as their company is always growing!

Please sign up via the link below if you are interested!!


Engineer Alley at UB Men's Basketball Game
This year's Engineer Alley event will be held on Saturday, February 29th at 2:00 pm before the UB men's basketball game against Akron! The club with the most attendees wins money for their club. Please join us for this fun event, and help support our club! 

Pre-game pizza party, drinks, and giveaways sponsored by the UB Engineering and Applied Sciences Alumni Association as well!!


Williamsville CSD Tech Competition Volunteer Opportunity

The Williamsville School District's Engineering & Tech Ed competition is looking for volunteers to serve as judges for the events running at the competition.The event is set to be held on Wednesday, April 1st from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at Williamsville North High School. They are looking for judges for the following events:

-          CO2 Cars
-          Small Trusses/Bridges
-          Earthquake Engineering
-          VEX
-          Mini Sumo Bots
-          Photography
-          Drone Obstacle Course
-          3D Modeling

If you are interested in volunteering please sign up via the link below!

If you have any further questions please email Andrew Kist (askist@buffalo.edu) for more information!


Concrete Canoe
Thank you to everyone that came to pour day!

Keep an eye out for meeting updates in the sub-team GroupMe's!


Seismic Design
This week we will be doing a team photo, keep an eye out from PM's as to specifics on a time and place!


Steel Bridge
Fabrication will be taking place in the lab from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday-Friday


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