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Experiential Learning - Student Organizations

Cardboard Canoe Race

Calvin students have the opportunity to participate in different Engineering Student Organizations, including Engineering Without Borders and the Carboard Canoe Race!

Student Organizations

The Engineering Department at Calvin has multiple student organizations for students to become involved in and meet with other students interested in issues related to engineering by participating in one of the following six student-run organizations. A list of the student organizations and a description is below.

ASCE

The American Society of Civil Engineers is an organization for those in the Civil Concentration and is taylored more for Juniors and Seniors who have declared their major, but underclassmen are welcome to participate as well. ASCE participates in monthly ASCE luncheons with local professionals and organizes other events like the Cardboard Canoe contest. You can e-mail the group at asce.calvin@gmail.com.

Advisor: Prof. Robert Hoeksema

ASME

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is an organization for those in the Mechanical Concentration and is taylored more for Juniors and Seniors who have declared their major, but underclassmen are welcome to participate as well. To learn more about ASME, visit the ASME website-coming soon and their facebook group.

Email: asme.calvin@gmail.com ASME Google Calendar

Advisor: Prof. Gayle Ermer

EngUn

Engineering Unlimited (EngUn) is a Calvin College student organization working to serve others in the name of Christ through engineering projects locally and overseas. Through practical experience and partnerships with international Christian organizations and local professionals, Calvin students are learning how to be better engineers while serving as agents of renewal in society. 

Find out how to get involved on our website: http://calvinengun.wordpress.com/
Want more information? Contact us at engun.calvin@gmail.com 
Like our group on Facebook! Calvin Engineering Unlimited

Student Leaders: President - Lauren Grimley, Junior Civil; Vice President - Will Thies, Junior Civil; Secretary - Kerala Smith, Junior Civil; Treasurer - Michael Dornbush, Junior Chemical; Fundraising Coordinator - Josh Wright, Junior Chemical; Events Coordinator - Emily Lawson, Sophomore Civil
Advisor: Prof. David Wunder

IEEE

Students in the Electrical and Computer concentration have an opportunity to participate in the largest professional organization in the world. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE), is an organization that is at the forefront of research and design in most of the high-tech applications today. Students who are members of the Calvin IEEE Student Chapter will network with professionals about topics in electrical and computer engineering, as well as participate in group activities. These group activities include tours of different businesses in the engineering field, seminars on topics relating to electrical/computer engineering, peer advising meetings and social events like bowling and a pumpkin carving contest. Students who are members of the national society will receive an IEEE Spectrum and an IEEE Potentials magazine with a membership.

Student Officers: Andrew Jo - President, Jeremy Ward - Vice-President, Okkar Myint - Secretary,
Nick VanDam - Treasurer
Advisor: Prof. Randy Brouwer

REO

The Renewable Energy Organization or "The Reo" (ree-oh), is a student-led group that is devoted to increasing awareness about energy that is clean, renewable, and sustainable. Producing renewable sources of energy is an issue that will be very important in our lifetimes and in hundreds of years to come. Any student from any concentration can join this group. REO currently meets at ????? . For more information visit the REO website.

Student Officers:
Advisor: Prof. Matt Heun

WIE

Women in Engineering is a student club for female students to get together to study, socialize and network with local female Engineers. We attend lectures and events sponsered by the local chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), excercise together or even go apple picking. For more information visit the Women in Engineering website.
Student Intern: Jessica Par
Advisor: Prof. Jennifer VanAntwerp