ERE students actively participate in service learning projects and volunteering to work on local, national, and global issues. The department has five active clubs that expand your horizons while providing a fun social atmosphere.

Environmental Resources Engineering Student Association (ERESA) ~ established: 1975

Meetings: 1st Thursday of each month 5:00 - 6:00 pm in Science D Rm 5

Contact: Lowen Hobbs

Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Eschenbach

New officers are elected at the end of fall semesters.

ERESA raises funds for student events, organizes student social activities, and works with all other engineering clubs. ERESA members may become student members of the American Society of Civil Engineers. All ERE students are members of the Environmental Resources Engineering Student Association (ERESA).

Club History

Society of Women Engineers (SWE) ~ established: 1999

Meetings: Tuesdays 9:00 - 10:00 am in Science D Rm 23

Contact: Megan Moore

 Advisor: Dr. Liza Boyle

New officers are elected at the end of spring semesters.

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) mission is to 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. SWE plans events that inspire young girls to become involved in science and math. Women, men and non-engineers are encouraged to become members of SWE.

Club History
SWE Webpage

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) ~ established: 2003

Meetings: Thursday 3:00 in Theatre Arts 114

Contact: Scott Machen

Advisor: Dr. Margaret Lang

New officers are elected at the end of spring semesters.

The EWB Mission is to provide technical assistance to communities worldwide who have self-identified needs associated with improving their quality of life. These projects are conducted through implementation of environmentally and economically sustainable engineering projects that fulfill basic human needs and develop internationally responsible engineering students. EWB works on both local and international projects. ERE students and non-engineers are encouraged to join EWB.

Club History
EWB Facebook
Club Officer Contact Info


Renewable Energy Student Union (RESU) ~ established: 2005

Meetings: Tuesdays 12:00 pm in
Science D Rm 5

Contact: Craig Mitchell

Advisor: Dr. Arne Jacobson

New officers are elected at the end of spring semesters.

The purpose of the Renewable Energy Student Union (RESU) is to facilitate more renewable energy related activities for the Environmental Resources Engineering program. RESU students have worked with the Schatz Energy Research Center to develop a docent program where ERE students teach local school children about renewable energy and installed a solar radiation monitoring station on the library roof. RESU draws members from the both undergraduate ERE students and environmental systems graduate students.

Club History
RESU Webpage

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) ~ established: 2014

Meetings: Fridays
5:00-6:00pm in
Science D Rm 5

Contact: Nancy Charco

Advisor: Dr. Margarita Otero-Diaz

New officers are elected at the end of spring semesters.

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is a national organization that is at the forefront of advancing Hispanic individuals in the STEM fields--Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The SHPE-HSU club focuses on academic excellence and professional development. Other activities include community outreach and cooperating with other clubs. SHPE-HSU is not exclusive to Hispanic people and welcomes individuals of all backgrounds to join.

Club History
SHPE Facebook
SHPE Webpage

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