American Society of Civil Engineers

The goal of the American Society of Civil Engineers is to enhance infrastructure, environment, and the quality of life of the public and to promote engineering excellence through public policy activities. The UMass Amherst Chapter of ASCE is a student run organization which participates in three design competitions including Concrete Canoe, Steel Bridge and Seismic Design projects. The organization holds monthly general body meetings in which guest speakers from the community lecture about the civil engineering profession.

Program Type: 

Impact Area: 

Program Participation: 

Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

January 1, 2008

Partner(s): 

United States

Program Director: 

Stephanie McCarthy

Program Director's Email Address: 

Program Contact: 

Edward Rivard

Contact Email: 

UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Engineering/Civil & Environmental Engineering
Student Affairs and Campus Life/Center for Student Development

Organizational elements: 

Student Involvement: 

Yes

This Project Receives External Funding: 

Yes

Assessment Mechanism: 

No