Am I KIUEL (cool) yet?

betty-2017 Betty, Professional & Academic, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

This week we’re talking about our favorite Viterbi Student organization (org) and my favorite org is KIUEL, the Klein Institute of Undergraduate Engineering Life. Since that’s a mouthful to say we just call ourselves KIUEL (cool). KIUEL works closely with Viterbi student affairs to put on Viterbi wide events and initiatives. Our biggest event of the year is Engineers Week …

“return new Happiness()” – Association for Computing Machinery

ellen-2017 Computer Science, Ellen, Professional & Academic, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

Hi everyone! As I get back into the swing of the school year, one of the things I’m looking forward to the most is the awesome events put on by my favorite Viterbi Organization – the USC chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). While ACM is technically the professional society for Computer Science majors, you don’t have to …

ASBME: More than Engineering

alexb-2017 Alex B., Biomedical, Professional & Academic, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! A lot has happened since you heard from me last, and the craziness of the school year is definitely upon us! Midterm season is officially underway as I finished my first Organic Chemistry exam of the semester earlier this week, and paper and project deadlines are slowly creeping up. However, I’ve still made it to both home football …

Viterbi Org: AIChE

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One of my favorite Viterbi Org is the American Institute of Chemical Engineers also known as AIChE.  A professional organization on campus, AIChE is a great way to network with professors, upperclassman and industry representatives.  The activities span from social to academic to professional. Some of our events include bowling night and hikes around LA–these are easy ways to just …

My Favorite Viterbi Org: USC AIAA

Naish Aerospace and Mechanical, Major, Naish, Professional & Academic, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

As many of you probably saw last week during the involvement fair, finding organizations and clubs that are interesting and exciting here at USC is just about the easiest thing you’ll do here. From Bachi Ball to Dragonboat to the USC AeroClub, USC has a plethora of organizations to get involved in. The Viterbi School is no exception. One of my …

Don’t Worry, We’re Civil – ASCE!

Kelly Civil and Environmental, Kelly, Professional & Academic, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

One of my best decisions in college was joining the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), which is easily my favorite Viterbi student organization! ASCE has allowed me to get hands on experiences, work on very unique projects, and make a ton of new friends. It is great to be a part of such a supportive group of civil engineers! …

Concrete Canoe Pour Day!

Kelly Civil and Environmental, Design Teams, Kelly, Professional & Academic, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

This past Friday was a really exciting time for the American Society of Civil Engineers because we poured our concrete canoe! Pour day is a lot of work because we spend a whole day measuring, mixing, and placing concrete. In order to prepare for pour day, we had to make sure our mold was all ready to go. The mold …

Student Org Spotlight: Association for Computing Machinery

ellen-2017 Computer Science, Ellen, Professional & Academic, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! This week we are all sharing a little bit about some of our favorite campus involvements.  Since I’ve already written a little about one of my favorite involvements, the USC Women’s Ice Hockey team (learn more from my previous blog post or Kelly’s from this week), I thought I would talk a little bit about another one of …

Student Org: AIChE

Hannah Hannah, Professional & Academic, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers is a professional student organization for students interested in a field related to chemical engineering.  Interests in specific futures range from petroleum to consulting to consumer products such as food.  The org hosts a variety of activities that open doors to expanding your network and learning something new about what CHE has to offer. …

My Favorite Student Organization: The American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Sarah Professional & Academic, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

My favorite student organization is the one that I’ve had the largest opportunity to grow in: The American Institute of Chemical Engineers! I joined the American Institute of Chemical Engineers when I was a freshmen as a way to get to know the chemical engineers at USC outside of the classroom. At the time, I didn’t realize that an added …

What is a KIUEL (cool) Engineer?

betty-2017 Betty, Professional & Academic, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

My freshman year I did what many do and applied for every opportunity I saw on a flyer or facebook and I went to every club meeting that somewhat interested me. One of the few organizations I actually continued with my sophomore year is KIUEL, The Klein Institute of Undergraduate Engineering Life! I started my involvement in KIUEL by joining …

Favorite Engineering Involvement: American Society of Civil Engineers

Kelly Civil and Environmental, Design Teams, Kelly, Professional & Academic, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

One of my best decisions about sophomore year was joining the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). ASCE exists as a worldwide organization for members of the civil engineering profession, and here at USC we have our own student branch which focuses on developing engineering skills outside of the classroom through friendly competitions, speaker events, and networking. Within USC ASCE …

ASC National Competition

maisie gwynne Professional & Academic, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

Hey there!This past week I competed in the Associated Schools of Construction National Competition in Sparks, Nevada! It was a long week full of hard work but I had a great time and learned so much! This competition is part of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) SPARKS student organization group on campus. There were eight teams that competed …

My Favorite Organization: Association of Computing Machinery

Patrick-2016 Professional & Academic, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

Are you interested in iPhone apps that help you register for classes or can alert the hearing impaired of sirens? How about writing a program to sift through thousands of Car and Driver articles and extract trends in vehicle brands, makes, and models? If any of these topics, like mobile programming or finding teams to help you turn your great …