SPSU students win three ASCE awards The university’s American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student competition teams competed with teams from 24 other schools in 15 different activities during the 2012 ASCE Southeast Student Conference in Tallahassee, Fla., in March 2012 and brought home three awards. Team members took second place in an ASCE T-shirt design competition, third place in a trivia competition on civil engineering and fifth place overall in the Steel Bridge Competition. The team’s overall performance ranked ninth out of the 24 institutions in the competition. Dr. Fatih Oncul, assistant professor in CET and Prof. Nancy Turner, a CET lecturer, serve as advisors for the ASCE Student Chapter. Prof. Michael Orlandella, associate professor emeritus in CET, advises the Steel Bridge Team.