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Civil Engineering

Associated Organizations & Clubs

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Merrimack College ASCE student chapter

The Merrimack College student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is an organization for civil engineering students of all class years. Our student chapter is a great place to begin exploring your interests in engineering and to connect with other students, alumni, and faculty. Joining the club is also a great opportunity to learn more about practicing engineers in the field where your Merrimack education can lead you. The club hosts many guest lecturers from both the public and private sector, as well as within Merrimack. Our chapter also goes on field trips to real-world engineering projects, including buildings, bridges, and highways under construction. Students in our chapter also partake in the annual ASCE Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe competitions. Each year a group of students design and build these structures to compete against schools across the nation. ASCE is a great chance to meet other civil engineers and learn more about careers after college.

“What makes the Merrimack ASCE chapter so special is that freshmen are actively involved and in the competitions and the organization where at larger schools they are left out.  Many freshmen including myself have learned a great deal from upperclassmen who have already had engineering classes under their belt.  The benefits of ASCE are unlimited.”
- Alex Juliano, BSCE 2017

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Membership

If you would like to join ASCE or renew or upgrade your membership, please go to http://www.asce.org and click on “Join/Renew” at the top of the page. Merrimack College’s code is 3525. Renewals can be done each year from September 15 through January 1.

Officers
(2016)

President:  Leyna Tobey
Vice Presidents:  Ryan Boutin and Brad Picard
Secretary:  Joshua McCauley
Treasurer:  Amy Byrnes
Fundraising Coordinator:  Shaya Nehme
Publicity Coordinator:  Bryan Palmieri
Field Trip Coordinator:  Peter Foltz
Faculty Advisor:  Prof. James Kaklamanos


Merrimack ASCE Executive Board 2016 (left to right): Joshua McCauley, Peter Foltz, Amy Byrnes, Leyna Tobey, Shaya Nehme, Bryan Palmieri, Brad Picard, and Ryan Boutin.

 

Steel Bridge Competition


View photos from the 2015 Student Conference & Steel Bridge Competition >>

 

Concrete Canoe Competition

 

Field Trips

Methuen Rotary Project


Social Events

Civil Engineering Student/Faculty Kickball Game