West Texas A&M University

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Engineering and Computer Science Student Organizations

Engineering and Computer Science
Student Organizations

Student testing rocket for Engineering Class.

This student is testing a rocket for an 
engineering class.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

ASME is an organization that bridges the gap between school and the professional world. We try to inform students of the different routes they can take once they graduate. We do this by bringing in guest speakers, going on field trips, and having information sessions. People can join by paying their dues and signing the roster at any meeting.  Dues are $10.00.  Officers are:
President: Rikki Boelens
Vice President: Alex Parra
Secretary: Ivette Bravo
Treasurer: Edwin Velo


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

ASCE is an organization that prepares their members for the professional world. We strive to inform students of the different opportunities they have once they graduate. We do this by attending ASCE conferences, bringing in professionals that speak about real world experience, and having information sessions about Civil Engineering. People can join by paying their dues, signing the roster and Going to this web page https://wtamu.collegiatelink.net/organization/ces then click on "Join Organization". 
Officers are:
Mark Herrera
Jared Wesley
Bryant Coons


American Computing Machines (ACM)

The WTACM, West Texas A&M chapter of Association for Computing Machinery, is an organization in which students gain access to an expansive network of computing resources, including software, education resources, and career opportunities. Benefits include access to operating systems and other software at free or reduced prices, access to libraries of content regarding software engineering and computing, online courses and books, and career and job resources. The WT chapter of ACM is sponsored by H. Paul Haiduk.

Students can request information about joining the national chapter of ACM by visiting this link: http://campus.acm.org/public/brochures/sb_control.cfm?refpg=s. To join the student chapter, students must attend one of the monthly meetings in the ECS building.

Officers are:
President:  Brett Dawson
Vice-President: Brandon Boyd
Secretary:  Zachary Eller
Treasurer:  Cody Gailbreath
Community Liason:  Chelsa Ball


Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

The Society of Women Engineers, SWE, is an organization for women who are in the engineering discipline. It is a professional organization aimed at fostering lasting relationships between women in engineering fields. The SWE mission statement reads: "Stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity."  The West Texas A&M Chapter of SWE strives to uphold the mission statement of the national organization. Officers are:

President-  Alyssa McElroy
Vice-President- Chelsa Ball
Secretary- Raleshia Martin
Treasurer- Courtney Waddell

If you wish to join SWE please email Alyssa McElroy at alyssa.d.mcelroy@gmail.com.


Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Coming Soon!

The mission statement of EWB is to ‘Support community-driven development programs worldwide by collaborating with local partners to design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences and responsible leaders.’  EWB would provide opportunities to serve others in need through practical engineering projects while also giving a global perspective on responsible citizenship.