Guatemala Trip Highlights!

The group had an opportunity to venture into the community with Common Hope’s social workers in order to visit local families. Meeting the community face-to-face was a humbling and meaningful experience. Most of the families unfortunately live in extremely impoverished conditions, but their bright spirits were inspiring. Overall, the visits allowed the group to gain a more comprehensive perspective of… Read more →

USC Viterbi Investor Shoutout!

Huge thank you to Lauren Decker, Sarah Hrusovsky, Ellen Schmitt, Terri and Kevin Saville, and Kevin and Susan Albrecht for being USC Viterbi Investors and supporting the EWB-USC Chapter. People like these Investors keep noble causes alive!! Read more →

Donate to our Ignite Campaign!

We need your help to carry our projects forward! We are renovating a water system in Guatemala to provide clean water for 17 surrounding communities as well as repurposing bridges at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park; please help us complete these impactful projects! Donate here Read more →

Dream Big Screening

On March 25, we saw a movie about modern engineering marvels at the California Science Center! Our chapter members and EWB-LA members got together, had some delicious Hawaiian food, and saw Dream Big together! We would like to thank all who came out, and a special thanks to the EWB-LA professional chapter for taking time out of their weekends to… Read more →

End of Year Fundraising – Last Chance!

We only have a few days left in our End of the Year Fundraising Campaign which will only be open until December 31st! Our projects are not possible without generous donations so please get involved with our biggest online fundraiser of the year. Follow our link and click “Donate Now” to help us achieve our goals in Guatemala and the… Read more →

Professional Engineering Panel & Letter-Writing Campaign

On Wednesday November 17 th , EWB-USC hosted the first ever panel on the world of professional engineering. Our three talented mentors— Derya Thompson (structural engineering), Brad Pierce (petroleum engineering) and Peter Kraut (mechanical and electrical engineering)— spoke about their experiences becoming an engineer, what they do in their field of engineering, and projects they have worked on. After their… Read more →

San Diego Zoo Safari Park Visit 10/22

On Saturday, a team of five students visited the project site with our mentor and professional chapter contact. They assessed both the size and the quality of the bridge, which was already known to be structurally sound. Upon measuring the thickness of the bridge deck, it was discovered that the bottom of the deck was thicker at the ends than… Read more →

EWB-OC Corporate Challenge

On Saturday October 1st, EWB-USC volunteered at the EWB-OC corporate challenge. This is Orange County professional chapter’s largest fundraiser of the year, where they invite companies to donate and participate in fun team building activities. There were events such as a ropes course, volleyball, head’s up card game, a bridge building challenge, and many more. Employees were able to bond… Read more →