Below are a few of the outreach, membership and community service events that we have held in the past. To find ways to get involved and to attend future events please check our events page for updates.
September 2019 Dinner Meeting
The ASCE RI Section kicked off its Centennial with a thought provoking presentation by Howard Epstein, Ph.D., PE, UConn Professor Emeritus. Howard discussed the major structural failure that caused the Hartford Civic Center Roof Collapse along with other structure failures throughout history. The ASCE RI Centennial Chair, Jim Primeau revealed the Centennial Logo and announced the plans for the year-long celebration.
ASCE YMG hosted its annual PawSox outing at Mccoy Stadium. This year, the rain gave way just in time for the BBQ and game.
2019 Annual Banquet
ASCE Members and friends gathered for the RI Section’s 2019 Annual dinner. Kancheepuram "Guna" N. Gunalan, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F. ASCE 2019 ASCE President-Elect attended the dinner and swore in the board members. Mr. Lawrence Goldberg, P.E presented on Hurricane Harvey.
2019 Spring Stem Expo
ASCE YMG taught students about Civil Engineering at a STEM Expo. YMG members helped to explain the different strengths associated with various shapes. Ultimately, the kids were able to fold their own paper bridge and see first hand how different shapes and designs can produce a variety of outcomes.
ASCE RI sent representatives to the 2019 Legislative Fly-in in DC. RI section representatives were able to meet with other section members from around the country and their respective senators.
ASCE ERYMC 2019
ASCE RI YMG Members Tory Dumas and Sasha Weller attended the 2019 Eastern Region Younger Member Council (ERYMC). Here they were able to network with other ASCE YMG while gaining valuable knowledge on how other YMG’s are run.
2018 toys for tots holiday Social
ASCE YMG teamed up with Providence Engineering Society (PES) to host our annual Holiday Social at The Malted Barley in Providence. Attendees donated unwrapped gifts for Toys for Tots and were able to unwind with appetizers and drinks before the Holiday Season.
October 2018 volunteer Event
ASCE YMG volunteered to help the Federal Hill house build a playhouse and mud kitchen for the kids. YMG members had a great time getting to use their hands to construct instead of their minds to design. Afterwards they rewarded their hard work by relaxing with food and drink at a local bar.
Rhode Island ASCE members and their families joined the ASCE Younger Member Group in sponsoring the 2018 Annual Rhode Island Infrastructure Design Professionals Summer Outing at the Pawtucket Red Sox on August 16, 2018. The event was once again held at the Pre-Game Party Terrace, with a BBQ, drinks and ice cream! The fun, family-friendly event was made possible thanks to our generous sponsors!
2017 night at the P-Bruins - Providence, ri
The RI ASCE Younger Member Group met to help cheer on the Providence Bruins as they faced the Hershey Bears. Prior to the game a few members met at Trinity Brewhouse before walking over to the game. This was another great night of away from the office, though, unfortunately the the Bruins lost 4-1 this year.
2017 night at the pawsox - pawtucket, ri
Rhode Island ASCE members and their families joined the ASCE Younger Member Group in sponsoring the 2017 Annual Rhode Island Infrastructure Design Professionals Summer Outing at the Pawtucket Red Sox on August 24, 2017. The fun, family-friendly event was held on the Pre-Game Party Terrace which provided awesome views from left field and plenty of good food. The PawSox rallied late in the game, but it was not enough to overcome the Buffalo Bison lead. The PawSox fell to the Bisons with a final score of 3 to 8.
Thank you to our sponsors for helping to make this another great year!
1 Run Single: CLE Engineering
2017 earth day - providence, ri
Every April the YMG volunteers to help clean parks and beaches in RI. In the past we have helped cleanup around East Matunuck beach. This year we joined the West Broadway Neighboorhood Association and helped to build a public Bocci Court in addition to cleaning up Dexter Park.
2017 annual banquet - east providence, ri
ASCE RI Sections hosts their annual dinner banquet at the Squantum Association to inaugurate the new Section Officers.
2017 YMG meeting & Social - providence, ri
The YMG hosts a social gathering each spring as a way for people to meet their peers and learn about ways to get involved.
2018 Mock interviews - Kingston, ri
Approximately 15 students attended the mock interview session in April, which was organized by the YMG. Several ASCE members volunteered their time to conduct the interviews to allow graduating seniors practice their interviewing skills and prepare for upcoming job interviews.