RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 10, 2014) – The American Society of
Civil Engineers (ASCE) student group at the South Dakota School of Mines &
Technology has been selected as the host of the 2018 ASCE Rocky Mountain
Student Conference to be held April 5-7 on campus and at the Rushmore Plaza
ASCE will host more than 500 students from 15 universities
in the Rocky Mountain region who will display and race concrete canoes,
display, assemble and test steel bridges and tour the Black Hills. Other events
include Can-struction, Mystery Design, Pre-Design, and technical and
non-technical reports and presentations.
Other participating universities are: Brigham Young University,
University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Colorado Denver, Colorado
School of Mines, Colorado State University, Colorado State University-Pueblo,
Metropolitan State College of Denver, University of New Mexico, New Mexico
Institute of Mining and Technology, New Mexico State University, Salt Lake Community
College, United States Air Force Academy, University of Utah, Utah State
University and University of Wyoming.
Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines &
Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid
City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university
enrolls 2,640 students from 45 states and 37 countries, with a
student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. The average starting salary for graduates is
$62,400 with a 98 percent placement rate. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sdsmt and on
Twitter at https://twitter.com/sdsmt.