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Student Organizations


American Concrete Institute

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                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. Federico "Fred" Aguayo


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.

2020/2021 OFFICERS:                                         

PresidentHolt Chenault                                    
Vice-PresidentDale Ellis                              
Treasurer:  Michael Thompson                                   
SecretaryNate Coward                              


American Foundry Society

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Faculty Advisor - Dr. Luis Trueba

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.

2020/2021 OFFICERS:

PresidentLuis Bernardino
Vice President: Vacant
TreasurerVacant  
Secretary: Max Casares


The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

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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.

2020/2021 OFFICERS:

President:           Vacant
Vice President:   Vacant
Secretary:           Vacant
Treasurer:           Vacant


Collegiate Association for Women in Construction

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          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kimberly G. Talley, P.E.

 


CAWIC was created to acknowledge academic and professional excellence among the students in the Department of Engineering Technology, Construction Science & Management Program. Our organization strives to better our community through supporting women in construction, striving for academic excellence, and organizing community outreach.  

2020/2021 OFFICERS:
Co-President:  Haeli Allen
Vice President:  Alex Easley
Treasurer:  Crystal Guido
Media:  Gordon McKay
Community Outreach:  Evelyn Hernandez

For more details, please visit the CAWIC website.


Construction Student Association

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          Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kimberly G. Talley, P.E.

 


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. 

2020/2021 OFFICERS:
President:  Darrin Tinajero
Secretary:  Diego Garcia
Treasurer:  Allison Harper
AGC Ambassador:  Michael Patriarche
ABC Ambassador:  Austin Elms
Community Outreach:  Zeke Arzaga
Student Outreach:  Jose Hernandez
Communications:  Joseph Colesio
Events Coordinator:  Josh Beck
Boko's Coordinator:  Juan Carlos

For more details, please visit the CSA website.


Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Engineering Faculty Advisor: Dr. Asiabanpour
Technology Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ameri

 

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.

Email SME Student Chapter:
sme@tracs.txstate.edu