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January 2017 Dinner Meeting

January 19, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Fawcett Center
2400 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43210
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Registration will begin at 6:00 PM. Dinner will begin at 6:30 PM, with the program to begin at 7:00 PM. Deadline for registration is January 16, 2017 at 4:00 PM.

About the Presentation

OSU/OU Student Chapter reports

Representatives from The Ohio State University and Ohio University ASCE Student Chapters will provide a brief report on their chapter activities, team competitions, and the upcoming Ohio Valley Student Conference.

A School for Las Victorias, Guatemala

Nestled in the mountains of north-central Guatemala is a struggling Mayan village known as Las Victorias. The families there are working to build a new school to lift their children and future generations out of poverty. More than 200 children live within a 1-mile radius of the community center but fewer than half those children are currently able to attend school.

The people of Las Victorias met, organized and defined their modest hopes for a school building: adequate classroom space, restrooms, kitchen, storage space, administrative office and playground. ?The community needed design and engineering help, construction advice and funding support. They turned to Engineers Without Borders-USA. The Central Ohio Professional Chapter embraced the opportunity and is working on the project with student members of the Ohio State University Chapter.

Join us to learn about the engineering challenges faced, the progress made to date, and the plans for construction to help the children of Las Victorias and their families!


Amanda Engle - Industrial Technology Solutions, LLC

Amanda Engle is passionate about using her engineering and leadership skills to help small, developing communities achieve their goals and meet their basic human needs.  As a graduate of the Ohio State University, Amanda spent 15 years in the transportation industry in the field of bridge design and project management.  Along with the commitment and assistance of many individuals, she started the Central Ohio Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders in 2007.  In 2012, Amanda led the Chapter during the design and construction of a road connecting a marginalized community in El Salvador to the main town.  She is currently serving on the executive committee of the Central Ohio Professional Chapter of EWB and also as project lead on a school construction project in rural Guatemala.



Fawcett Center Field Greens - Field Greens Garnished with Petite Tomatoes, Sesame Sticks, Edamame, Hard Boiled Eggs served with Balsamic Vinaigrette and Ranch Dressing

Entree (choose one)

Gremolata Chicken - Lemon, Garlic and Parsley-marinated Breast of Chicken grilled and topped with Roasted Bell Pepper Salad and Caramelized Fennel Cream

Mesquite Grilled Salmon - Served with Grilled Cornbread, Roasted Asparagus-Mushroom Salad and Barbecue Beurre Blanc

Vegetarian - chef selection


Salted Caramel-Mascarpone Cheesecake

CPD Hours

A certificate for one-half (0.5) Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour will be issued at the conclusion of the program.


$20.00 ASCE member

$15.00 ASCE life member

$0.00 ASCE student (FREE)

$25.00 Guest (not an ASCE member)