ASME Newsletter — 10/19

October 19, 2015

General Announcements

Midterm Recovery
Hopefully all of your midterms went well.  If they didn’t work out so great, now is the time to change up your study habits to improve on your other exams and finals.  In either case take a couple of days to recuperate so you can get back at it for the rest of the semester!

Student Center Space
Don’t forget that we’ve got a space over in the student center for ASME members.  This is a good place to check out what other university clubs are around as well as meet people in those different organizations.  Sometimes it’s quiet, sometimes not.  Go check it out and use our sign in sheet at the desk so that we can make sure that we keep the space for those who want to use it.  We need a minimum of 10 hours per week to keep the space for ourselves or it’ll get reallocated to another club.  Don’t know where it is?  Check out this video!  They start us off on that path between the UC and Student Center near the library.

ASME Achievements!
Congratulations to the ASME Intramural Flag Football team on our win last Tuesday! Making a strong comeback in the last 12 seconds of the game for the win! Watch out UH, ASMEwill be ready next semester.

Another great sport triumph is at the UH Leadership Games. NOV sponsored Brian Lopez, Hunter Wells, and James Bowman to compete with them in a round of golf. ASME and NOV teamed up and got the highest average score out of all the other teams! Great job guys and way to represent ASME.

Event Information

Blood Drive
ASME is teaming up with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center for this year’s Blood Drive on Wednesday, October 21st from10am-5pm.  If you’re interested in donating blood or simply want to donate some time, please visit the Blood Drive link HERE and get signed up!  The bus will be located in front of the University Center so we will see you there.  Join us in helping save lives!

Info Session #3
NASA will join us on Tuesday, October 28th from 7:00 – 9:00pm.  The meeting will be in Arnold Agnes Hall 1. ASME will be serving free pizza. If you’re interested in a career working with NASA come on out!  Even if you aren’t, IT’S NASA!  Come out and learn about our space program!

Extra-Life Gaming Marathon
Come by and help raise money to support Texas Children’s Hospital by playing video and board games for 24 hours straight!  We will be playing from 5 am Saturday, November 7th through 5 am Sunday, November 8th in the ASME Lounge.  We will have plenty of TVs, video game systems, PCs, and table top games to go around.  Food will be provided for those who register to help raise money.  If you wish to register, go to our Team Page and select join.  We are “ASME at UH” and we need your help to reach our $1,000 goal!  Last year, we were close with just over $700 raised.  With some more help we can definitely beat it this year!  Please contact ASME for details or if you have any questions.

You do NOT need to register to attend!  You only need to register if you want to help raise money to meet our goal and if you want food while we’re playing.  If you don’t want to participate but want to donate, just visit the Team Page and select donate!

ASME Tailgate with Energy Coalition
The next game for tailgating is October 31st. We will be located in spot #46 near the student entrance. Free food will be provided! ASME plans to attend around 4pm.  We’re going to be grouping up with the Energy Coalition to do tailgates at all of our home games.  A list of our home games can be found at the UH Cougar Football page.  Come on out and hang out with fellow engineers and cheer on our team.  The Cougars are 6-0!

Reminders and Contact

Snacks and Membership Dues
We will keep this going on our newsletter for a little while since it is a pretty big change.  We have a Paypal account where you can pay for snacks in the lounge or your membership dues. You can pay dues at and your snacks can be paid at Paypal by sending the money to For the snacks, make sure that you check the current price list on the cabinet so you can send the correct amount.

Websites and More
ASME UH Facebook ASME UH Website
Facebook            Website
If you want to take a look at all of these events in a calendar we invite you to go to our website and check it out.  Did you want more information on a specific event?  We invite you to go check out the website and see if you can find it on our calendar, but if you can’t find what you’re looking for the officers can be reached at  You can also stop by the lounge to check if one of them is around.  Volunteers are always welcome!

Involvement and Questions
If you enjoy ASME and want to be more involved, there is plenty you can do to help out the organization.  Contact the officers at for more information. Questions, Comments, or Concerns? Tell us!

Brought To You By: Brian Doran


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