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Overall, the event was a success. Over 15 students signed
up for student memberships, and there is already interest in
holding another student night.
Oklahoma Chapter – ACI Hosts Concrete
Cracking Chapter Talk
On April 2, 2019, the Oklahoma Chapter – ACI hosted a
chapter talk on concrete cracking, presented by Gregory
Zeisler, ACI Staff Engineer. Eighty-two members attended the
luncheon that was held at Vast on the 50th floor of the Devon
Energy Center in downtown Oklahoma City, OK. The Devon
Energy Center is the tallest building in Oklahoma City. All 50
floors were built using structural concrete.
The winners received certificates and cash prizes sponsored
by the Jordan Concrete Association (JCA).
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Eighty-two members attended the Oklahoma Chapter – ACI concrete
cracking chapter talk
Students participate in the first Yarmouk University concrete
Winners received certificates and cash prizes sponsored by the
Jordan Concrete Association
Yarmouk University Hosts First Concrete
Competition in Jordan
Over 60 students participated in two concrete competitions
coordinated by Yarmouk University (YU), located in northern
Jordan, on April 11, 2019.
The event, called “The Strongest,” was the first concrete
competition for civil engineering students in the history of the
university. A total of 17 teams participated in the Beam
Flexural and Plate Impact Competitions. The objective was to
achieve the strongest concrete mixture to resist the flexural
and impact tests.
The winning teams in the Beam Flexural Competition were: ••First place, Mix Experiences; ••Second place, BAR; and ••Third place, Phi-16.
The winning teams in the Plate Impact Competition were: ••First place, PCR’s Team; ••Second place, Fiber; and ••Third place, Concrete Creators.
Sixth National Student Convention of Civil
Engineering and Architecture Students
The Sixth National Student Convention of Civil
Engineering and Architecture Students, organized jointly by
the Institute of Cement and Concrete in Guatemala and the
Guatemala Chapter – ACI, was held in Guatemala City,
Guatemala, May 13-14, 2019. The convention focused on the
members of the ACI local student chapters, which include
20 ACI student chapters with 1296 members pursuing civil
engineering and architecture careers at different engineering
institutions across the country.