ITE’s Ninth General Meeting Recap

ITE Cal Poly Pomona held its 9th General Meeting on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The guest speaker for this meeting was Gianfranco Laurie, Project Engineer for RBF Consulting. You can read more about Mr. Laurie at: http://wp.me/p1T2QL-Bp

Mr. Laurie gave a brief presentation about a project he worked on, the Oso Creek Multi-Use Trail Project. His responsibilities included: the preparation of roadway/bike trail signing and striping, traffic signal modification, and in-roadway warning lights designs. Mr. Laurie provided members with actual plans of the project and gave tasks similar to what an entry-level engineer would perform.

Among the General Announcements:

  • ITECPP is looking for members interested in running for a position for the 2014-2015 school year! Nominations will be held at the first Spring Quarter meeting and Elections the following meeting. Please see https://itecpp.wordpress.com/about-us/officers/ to get in contact with an officer if interested.
  • ITECPP will be hosting the 40th Anniversary Dinner on May 23rd, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. This is a great networking opportunity! Contact Jackie for more information (jmtabares@gmail.com)
  • A section of CE499 for Transportation Studies will open for Spring Quarter! It will be a 3 unit course on Fridays, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm, and completion of CE222 (Highway Engineering) is desired. If interested, class number for BroncoDirect is 35507.

Other Events:

  • SoCal ITE and San Diego ITE Joint Meeting Friday, March 14
  • RSBITE Golf Tournament – Friday, March 21 – 8 AM – 2 PM

Have a great Spring Break!

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ITE’s Seventh General Meeting Recap

ITE Cal Poly Pomona held its 7th General Meeting on Thursday, February 6, 2014. The guest speaker for this meeting was Monica Suter, PE, TE, PTOE. You can read more about Ms. Suter at: https://itecpp.wordpress.com/2014/02/04/2288/.

Ms. Suter presented on the number of opportunities that students could work in the transportation engineering industry. This includes freeway design, Intelligent Transportation Systems, or a traffic management center. Ms. Suter also explained to members about information overload and how engineers should communicate with the public to minimize risk and allow for a safer drive. Before concluding her presentation, Ms. Suter provided some useful tips for resumes and interviews, such as learning from good and bad experiences, sharing your skills to others, and working to understand your potential employers.

Among the General Announcements:

  • T-Shirts are now available! If you are a member and have not picked up your shirts, come by to the next meeting.
  • A Parking Study will be performed on Thursday, February 13 between 6am – 8 pm. Please contact Hector (hlsalcedo@csupomona.edu) for more information.
  • ITECPP is looking for help with the 40th Anniversary Banquet, which will be open to all members and officers, past and present. Please contact Jackie (jmtabares@csupomona.edu) if interested.
  • The ITE Student Leadership Summit at San Luis Obispo is now $80 to attend. It will be on February 15-17.
  • Cal Poly Pomona will be holding this year’s UCTC Conference on April 17-19. You can see the website here: http://uctc2014.atscpp.org.

Events:

  • Traffic Bowl – Saturday, February 22 – CSU Long Beach
  • Chicken Tacos Fundraiser – Tuesday, February 18 – Between Buildings 9 & 17
  • RSBITE Meeting – Thursday, February 20
  • Chi Epsilon Job Fair – Thursday, February 27
  • Broomball (ITE Co-Hosting Event) – Friday, February 28
  • RSBITE Golf Tournament – Friday, March 21
  • Laser Tag – To Be Announced

See you at our next meeting on Thursday, February 20!

ITE’s 11th Meeting w/ Guest Speaker Monica Suter

Monica SuterPlease join us for our Second General Meeting of the spring quarter this Thursday, April 18 during U-hour 12-1 PM, in the Transportation Lab (17-2646). We will be hosting Monica M. Suter as our guest speaker. She is pleased to return to Cal Poly Pomona to present on Transportation Careers.  She is an International Director for ITE and a Past Western District President.  She will also provide information about sample projects as well and some tips for interviewing and what employers look for.  As usual, lunch will be provided.  We look forward to having you there!

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Recap – ITE’s First General Meeting

Alyssa Reynolds presenting about Maintenance of Traffic Infrastructure

ITE Cal Poly Pomona’s 1st General Meeting featured guest speaker Ms. Alyssa Reynolds, P.E. from the City of Henderson, NV.

Ms. Reynolds shared her wide range of experiences in engineering, highlighting multiple issues to be considered at the start of civil improvement projects. As the past President of ITE’s Western District, she also stressed the benefits of becoming involved with ITE and the Transportation Engineering profession.

External V.P. Daniel David with Ms. Reynolds.

Among the General Announcements:

  • ITE’s annual planning for 2012-2013 was detailed
  • ITE’s Executive Board was introduced

Upcoming Events:

  • Carmaggedon Technical Tour: planned for the weekend of 10/6/2012 (details coming soon via email)

Next meeting:

10/11/2012 (Thursday): ITE’s 2nd General Meeting featuring Guest Speaker Zaki Mustafa, Los Angeles Department of Transportation.