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Experiential Learning - Student Organizations

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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 local ASCE luncheons and organizes other events as well. One such event is a softball game and cookout with some local professionals. To learn more about ASCE, visit the ASCE website - coming soon.

You can also e-mail the group at asce.calvin@gmail.com.

Officers: Jake Redeker, Rhiana Cok, Zach Lanting, Anna Boersma
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

Officers: Tim Opperwall (President), Andy DeJong (Vice-President), Max Mosher (Secretary/Treasurer)
Advisor: Prof. Gayle Ermer

EWB

Engineers Without Borders seeks to suppport community-driven development programs worldwide through the design and implementations of sustainable engineering projects, while fostering responsible leadership. This is a student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders - USA. EWB currently meets on Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. in SB 102. For more information, send an e-mail to ewb.calvin@gmail.com.

Officers: Mark Stehouwer (President), Nolan Worstell (Vice President), Caleb Mutschler (Treasurer), Tina Herdgen (Secretary), Bob Vanlonkayzen (Publicity/Membership/Awareness)
Advisor: Prof. David Wunder

IEEE

The Institute of Electrical Engineering and Electonics is an organization for those in the Electrical and Computer 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 IEEE, visit the IEEE website.

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 3:30 p.m. every Wednesday in NH 162. For more information about this organization, visit the REO website.

Officers: Betsy Huyser (President), Matt Brouwer (VP), Katrina Denny (Secretary), Lisa Andela (Treasurer)
Advisor: Prof. Matt Heun, Prof. J. Aubrey Sykes

WIE

The Women in Engineering group is an organization for women to get together with other women engineers to study, socialize and partcipate in various events. For more information on the Women in Engineering organization, visit the Women in Engineering website.

Officers:
Advisors: Prof. Gayle Ermer, Prof. Jennifer VanAntwerp, Prof. April Si