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Student Organizations

American Concrete Institute


                      Faculty Advisor: Dr. W. James Wilde


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.

2021/2022 OFFICERS:                                         

PresidentDrew Cope                                    
Vice-PresidentGavin Hargues                              
Treasurer:  Joseph Walston                                   
SecretaryBrock Jensen                              

American Foundry Society


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.

2021/2022 OFFICERS:

PresidentJordan Wood
Vice President: Grant Garrison
TreasurerRyan Rios  
Secretary: Sam Day  
HistorianKolton Cansler  
Public Relations: Margaret Lee



The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)



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.

2021/2022 OFFICERS:

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

Construction Student Association


          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. 

2021/2022 OFFICERS:
President:  Jason Maxwell
Vice President:  Michael Patriarche
Secretary:  John McFadden
Treasurer:  Jared Sones
ABC Ambassador:  Derrick Torres
AGC Ambassador:  Joshua Andrews
NAHB Ambassador:  Justin Keeper
NAWIC Ambassador:  Laura Zotter
Boko's Coordinator:  Vacant
Special Events Coordinator:  Kelsie Wilson
Innovation Officer: Guillermo Gaitan
Community Outreach:  Zachary Miller
Student Outreach:  Vacant
Communications:  Vacant

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.

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