Student Organizations

AGC

AGC is the student chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), and is available to all students interested in or majoring in construction at Bradley University. The club has been affiliated with the AGC since 1968 and is one of 131 nationally chartered student chapters offering an exceptional opportunity to learn more about construction and further develop the abilities of its members.

The Bradley University student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) provides opportunities to students to engage in extracurricular activities such as the concrete canoe and steel bridge competitions among other things. Participation in ASCE student chapter activities provides students with opportunities to develop their leadership skills and and helps prepare them for a fulfilling career.

Chi Epsilon is a national academic honor society which is dedicated to the purpose of maintaining and promoting the status of civil engineering as an ideal profession. The following is taken from a Chi Epsilon publication. "Chi Epsilon was organized to to recognize the characteristics of the individual civil engineer deemed to be fundamental to the successful pursuit of an engineering career, and to aid in the development of those characteristics in the civil engineering student." These characteristics are scholarship, character, practicality and sociability. Scholarship refers to high academic achievement, character refers to that quality which inspires respect and confidence, practicality refers to the ability to apply the basic principles of scientific knowledge to the problems which continually confront the practicing civil engineer.

The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) is a professional organization that serves the needs of firms involved in heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing, piping, and mechanical service. MCAA includes the Mechanical Service Contractors of America, the Plumbing Contractors of America, the Manufacturer/Supplier Council, the Mechanical Contracting Education and Research Foundation and the National Certified Pipe Welding Bureau.

The fundamental purpose of Sigma Lambda Chi is to give recognition to outstanding students in construction. This is the organization that offers students the opportunity to be recognized locally and nationally for their academic and scholastic accomplishments as a construction major. Its members are noted for scholarship, leadership, and keen interest in the field of construction.