Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jiong Hu
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a technical and educational society organized in 1904 to develop, share, and disseminate the knowledge and information needed to utilize concrete to its fullest potential. The ACI Student Chapter at Texas State University- San Marcos strengthens this link between ACI, The Concrete Industry Management Program (CIM) and the entire Texas Concrete Industry. The Chapter offers many opportunities to students such as meeting with leaders in the industry, attending seminars, visit sites, participate in ACI competitions, and networking with other professional societies at Texas State University.
Faculty Advisor - Dr. Laura Bartlett
American Foundry Society Is The leading U.S. based metalcasting society that assists member companies (metalcasting facilities, diecasters and industry suppliers) and individuals to effectively manage all production operations, profitably market their products and services and to equitably manage their employees. The American Foundry Society also promotes the interests of the metalcasting industry before the legislative and executive branches of the federal government. With the direction of its volunteer committee structure, the professional staff of the American Foundry Society provides support in the areas of technology, management and education to further activities that will enhance the economic progress of the metalcasting industry.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Byoung Hee You
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a professional and educational organization that promotes interactions between mechanical engineers and various fields of engineering and science. To improve member’s technical skills and knowledge ASME offers: training, conferences, community outreach, publications, codes, and standards. The student chapter at Texas State University aims to increase student interest in mechanical engineering by offering seminars from professionals and facility tours. Any student with an interest in mechanical engineering or related fields are encouraged and welcome to join.
Faculty Advisor: Mr. Vivek Sharma
The Construction Student Association of Texas State University is an organization for students pursuing a construction-related degree within the Department of Engineering Technology. This umbrella organization includes the student chapters of ABC, AGC, and NAHB.
President: Trevor Lundgren
Vice President: Lane Conaway
Treasurer: Trevor Broussard
Secretary: Karima Badquones
Special Events Coordinator: Chase Wiatrek
Continuing Education Coordinator: Cameron Huser
Community Outreach Coordinator: Shaun Roark
Information Technology & Social Media Coordinator: Brian Giang
ABC Ambassador: Chase Jones
AGC Ambassador: Andrew Childs
NAHB Ambassador: Zac Cooper
USGBC Ambassador: Erik Sifuentes
ABC Ambassador: Matt Bearden
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national association with 75 chapters representing 23,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms with nearly two million employees. ABC's membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors of the industry.
MISSION: ABC will continually strive to be the leading voice promoting free enterprise within the construction industry. ABC will promote and defend the merit shop philosophy. This philosophy encourages open competition and a free-enterprise approach to construction based solely on merit, regardless of labor affiliation.
AGC Ambassador: Mitchell Classen
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the voice of the construction industry, is an organization of qualified construction contractors and industry-related companies dedicated to skill, integrity and responsibility. Operating in partnership with its chapters, the association provides a full range of services satisfying the needs and concerns of its members, thereby improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest.
NAHB Amabassador: Erik Sifuentes
Housed under the Residential Construction Academy and funded by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), corporate partners, and student member dues, the NAHB student chapters program helps to enrich the educational experience of students enrolled in construction-related studies and training. Chapters are located at universities, community colleges, high schools and vocational/technical institutions across the country.
The Texas State Chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers is open for membership by all Technology Students. SME was organized to promote professional growth and social activity among its membership. All interested university faculty and students are welcome to join.
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers is the world's leading professional society advancing manufacturing knowledge and influencing more than half a million manufacturing practitioners annually. Through its communities, publications, expositions and professional development resources, SME promotes an increased awareness of manufacturing engineering and keeps manufacturing professionals up to date on leading trends and technologies.
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