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YMF & UT Student Chapter Announcements and Updates

The purpose of Younger Member Forums (YMF) within ASCE is to direct ASCE's mission for engineers age 35 and younger. YMF offers opportunities to network with peers, learn more about the profession, provide leadership experience and encourage the full professional development of Younger Members. We invite you to join us for the following upcoming events and activities.

ASCE YMF November Happy Hour: Posse East with UT ASCE Student Chapter on November 21st

Please join the YMF for our monthly event, a happy hour at Posse East, for an evening of socializing and networking with young engineers and UT Students. This will be the first of many reoccurring happy hours, planned towards the end of each semester, to encourage networking with a focus on graduating seniors. All ASCE YMF, Austin Branch, and UT members are invited. We've also invited all Mentors and Mentees participating in this semester's Engineering Professionalism course (CE 171P).

For more information contact Claudia Corsetti at Claudia.Corsetti@austintexas.gov

              Thursday, November 21, 2013
               5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
               Posse East, 2900 Duval Street (Corner of San Jacinto and Duval), Austin
 
Lights of Love 5K and Family Fun Run on December 5th

YMF members are encouraged to either join the ASCE Team and run/walk or volunteer at this branch sponsored event! Please see the "Texas Centennial Update" within this newsletter for more details and instructions on how to join the team.

YMF December Holiday Celebration: Trail of Lights on December 17th

Please join YMF for our holiday celebration! Meet us at Austin Java at 7:00 PM, look for the ASCE YMF banner, and then we'll walk together to the Trail of Lights at 8:00 PM to see more than 50 lighted displays and over 100 trees wrapped in lights. Don't forget to wear your tacky holiday sweater!!! All engineers are encouraged to attend and bring a friend.

For more information contact Lindsay O'Leary at loleary@geosyntec.com

               Tuesday, December 17, 2013
               7:00 PM - Meet at Austin Java, 1608 Barton Springs Road, Austin
               8:00 PM - Walk to Trail of Lights at Zilker Park
 
Event Summary: 2013 Tailgate with UT's ASCE Student Chapter 

On Saturday, November 2, approximately 60 UT fans met at the corner of Dean Keaton and San Jacinto for burgers, hot dogs, sausages, and tailgate games! YMF and the UT Student Chapter will host another joint tailgate in 2014!

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UT Update: Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge Competition

Concrete Canoe, beloved competition amongst all civil engineers, is a result of the generosity of the support UT receives. The quality of materials purchased and, subsequently, the final product, directly correlates to the financial support received, which in turn affects UT's performance at competition. UT's Concrete Canoe Team has been working extremely hard this year in order to restore the University of Texas at Austin to its winning tradition, and they would greatly appreciate any support you are able to provide. Please consider donating to the UT-ASCE Concrete Canoe Team and investing in the success of future engineers!

The Steel Bridge Competition is the quintessential engineering problem and the goal as students at The University of Texas at Austin is to best display their skills on the national stage. Through generous support from alumni and network of engineers, students will be able to utilize the best construction materials, software, and tools to allow for substantial project-based learning and ensure continued success of UT-ASCE's team. We hope that you will consider donating to the UT-ASCE Steel Bridge Team this year!

To make a tax deductible donation, please send a check to:
UT-ASCE (Concrete Canoe Team or Steel Bridge Team)
The University of Texas at Austin
American Society of Civil Engineers
301 E. Dean Keeton, ECJ 1.224
Austin, TX 78712
 
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Interested in joining ASCE YMF?

Interested in learning more about ASCE YMF and how to get involved? ASCE YMF welcomes and encourages young engineers to become actively involved in their local branch chapter. For more information contact Anali Martinez at anali.martinez@klotz.com