The goal was to introduce 50 high school students from Alvord Unified School District, our future generation leaders, to the realm of engineering and local government! With only 5.5 hours we toured City Hall, Public Works, the Mayor’s Office and Riverside Public Utility. We instilled teamwork, planning, collaboration and built a Skyscraper Tower out of … More SB/Riv 1st Annual Engineers Day at City of Riverside
On Friday, November 18 2016, the California Polytechnic University Pomona ASCE chapter (CPP ASCE) organized their 6th annual Civil Day event. The goal of the event was to promote civil engineering to middle schools within cities of close proximity to Cal Poly Pomona’s campus. The event’s agenda included hands on activities, keynote presentation, lunch, civil … More Cal Poly Pomona ASCE 6th Annual Civil Day
Nov 11-13: This year we took our annual camping trip somewhere new – Jalama Beach! With a little over a dozen campers, we happily filled up the large Starfish Cove group campsite, just a stone’s throw away from the beach. On Friday, we quickly set up our tents in the dark and went for moonlit … More Jalama Beach Camping Trip
The Plant, owned and operated by the California Water Service Company uses micro-filtration in combination with other technologies to treat water drawn from the Kern River. The facility is a major addition to the city’s supply while reducing the region’s traditional dependence on groundwater. Kern County provided the land for the intake structure, the pump … More Tour of the Cal Northeast Bakersfield Water Treatment Plant!
ASCE SSJ YMF involved with the Junior Mentoring program for Engineering and Industrial Technology Academy (MS3) at South High school in Bakersfield, California. The program develops mentor relationships between academy students and professionals in the industry. It is a year-long mentor program that gives students the opportunity to interact with professionals that have achieved success … More South High School Mentoring gearing up next month in September!
Yet another amazing milestone in the history of the Orange County Younger Member Forum (OC YMF)… Earlier this month, our group was recognized by Society and the ASCE Executive Director Thomas Smith as the Outstanding 2016 Young Member Group (Large Group). I like to assimilate our YMF environment to that of a leadership accelerator, or … More The Incredible Journey of Orange County YMF
We have the opportunity to attend a tour of the CAL Northeast Bakersfield Treatment Plant Tour September 9th at 10:00a.m. on Friday! If interested please email ASCE.SSJ.YMF@gmail.com to obtain more details.
The Santa Barbara-Ventura YMF hosted a social event July 1st involving an entertaining game of foot golf at the River Ridge Golf Course in Oxnard. For those who are unfamiliar with foot golf, it is a precision sport played on a golf course where players kick a soccer ball rather than striking a golf ball. … More SB/V Foot Golf Social Event
The ASCE OC YMF 2016 Speaker Series “The Big Picture: Engineering your Career” was a series of presentations by four prominent and well-respected leaders in the civil engineering field. This year’s series provided a different perspective to engineering in comparison to last year’s event “Engineering: Behind the Scenes”. This year’s series was originated with a … More ASCE OC YMF Speaker Series 2016
ASCE Branch and YMF members from the LA Section enjoyed an incredible Technical Tour of water infrastructure in the Coachella Valley on Saturday, April 9, 2016! It was an all day event and an early start for most of us, but an inspiring day seeing what incredibly talented Civil Engineers from the past & present … More SB-Riv YMF: Water In the Coachella Valley, Facilities Inspection Tour