Got an Interest in WESST? Attend WESST AGM&R

Do you want to meet new people, learn a bit about student politics, and relax on the edge of Pasqua Lake for a weekend? The Western Engineering Students’ Society Team’s Annual General Meeting and Retreat (WESST AGM&R) is being run by Regina this year and is hosted at Camp Lutherland on Pasqua Lake October 1st-4th.

To be selected to attend as a delegate, you must fill out a form. Click?here.

To be selected attend as a volunteer, please contact Caileigh directly by email.

Any questions about WESST, the RESS, the selection process and more can be sent to VP Student Associations, Caileigh Beckman associations@uofrengineering.com

We hope you’re interested in attending!

ENGG Week 2015 Scores

Good news everyone,

In 1st place: #idfwy

In 2nd place: Raging Buffalo

In 3rd place: E.R.E.C.T.

Final Scores are as follows:

Chariot Bowling Price Lasers Fort EWB Sandwich Spirit Final Trivia Total
#idfwy 7 25 5 5 15 15 176 50 298
Just Google It 6 10 5 5 0 5 24 0 55
The Wire Strippers 0 10 25 15 0 0 0 50
Elon Musketeers 15 25 25 5 0 10 90 30 200
Raging Buffalo 25 30 0 25 5 22 120 50 275
My drinking team has an engineering problem 9 25 5 5 20 0 161 0 225
Engineers Raising Environmental Concerns of Today. 10 10 10 25 30 5 135 20 230
Engine Ears 8 30 0 5 0 0 62 0 105

ENGG Week 2015

ENGG Week 2015

Since 1992, National?Engineering?Month has been used as an opportunity to raise public awareness of the importance of engineering?and technology in our daily lives and to encourage young people to consider careers in?engineering?and technology. This is done throughout Canada and takes the form of volunteer-organized events.

The RESS will be hosting multiple events and activities during the?week?of?March 2nd?to bolster inner faculty pride through feats of physical toughness,?engineering?spirit, practical knowledge, and of course taking time to enjoy the engineer?s favourite BEvERage.

The schedule for the week is:

Monday March 2:
Opening Ceremonies; Academic Green; 2:30pm
Chariot Racing; Academic Green; 2:45pm – 3:45pm
Bowling Night; Golden mile bowling lanes – 3806 Albert st.; 9:30pm ? midnight

Tuesday March 3:
Pancakes; Education Building 127; 8:30am – 11:30am
Price is Right; Education Auditorium 106.2; 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Laser Quest; 10 Hesse Bay; 8:00pm

Wednesday March 4:
Fort Building; Academic Green; 2:30pm
EWB Global Engineering Game; Education Building 312; 6:00pm
Wine, Whiskey & Cheese; The Owl; 9:00pm (must legal drinking age 19+)

Thursday March 5:
Pancakes; Education Building 127; 8:30am – 11:30am
Skiing; Mission Ridge; 4:00pm (sold separately – Receive $5 off!!)

Friday March 6:
Sandwich Building Competition; TBA; 11:30am
Beer in the Lounge; TBA; 12:00pm – 5:00pm (must legal drinking age 19+)

Teams can have up to 7 people on their team, only 5 may participate at each event.?You must sign up by Monday?February?23 @ 12:00 pm.

Register Here


More details:

Throughout the week we need you to?show engineering spirit, moral boosting throughout the school is strongly encouraged. Points will be awarded for each winning event:?1st place receives 25?points, 2nd receives 15, 3rd receives 10?and so on… there will also be points awarded for things like spirit and sportsmanship. So things like team uniforms are encouraged.

Extra Life 24 Hour Challenge

The Regina Engineering Students’ Society has created a team to save children?through video games, and we need your help.?Each of us has chosen our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital where thousands of children are treated each year, regardless of their family’s ability to pay.

From?October 25th, 2014 at?8am to October 26th, 2014 at?8am, we’ll be part of a huge international celebration of the social impact of gamers with Extra Life and it’s our sincere hope that you’ll find it in your heart to support us with a monthly pledge or one-time gift that will go directly to that team member’s chosen hospital.?Your donation is tax-deductible and ALL PROCEEDS go to help kids.

Please support or join our team at?www.extra-life.org/team/ress.
Follow and watch our?team at www.twitch.tv/reginaengg?or in ED 148 or ED 127.

Compete in the National Mining Competition

From October 30 to November 2, 2014, the National Mining Competition (NMC) is being hosted at the Bessborough hotel in down-town Saskatoon. ?The Regina Engineering Students’ Society would like to help you attend by paying for a portion of your costs to participate in the competitions, such as travel expenses, food, fees, and accommodations. ?This competition is a team-based events and the competition is designed to have both a business and engineering theme, so a team with both business and engineering students is encouraged, but not required.

Competitions like these look great on a?r?sum?! In fact, the competition itself is presented by PotashCorp, an employer of many Saskatchewan engineers, and many other professional engineers and recruiters will be there!

Want to learn more?
NMC official website:?nmcompetition.com
NMC 2014 Prospectus: download PDF

To register and apply for funding:
NMC 2014 registration: registration details
RESS Open Conference Funding Form: download PDF

Pie in the Eye 2014

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Pie in the Eye (PITE) is a fundraiser hosted by the Regina Engineering Students’ Society which is to run the third week of March from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. PITE is a charity fundraiser where volunteers deliver pies all over the city. For a minimum donation of $10.00, someone can purchase a whipped cream pie to be sent to anyone in Regina. The recipient can then accept the pie in the face for free or pay the price. To have the pie sent to someone else or stop the pie cold, the recipient can pay the amount that was paid to have it sent to him or her plus $5.00 or $10.00, respectively. One is able to order pies from the Engineering Lounge at the University of Regina (ED 127) or by phone at 1 (306) 584-
8441.

This year we are excited to raise funds for Hope’s Home, where medically fragile children and their families enjoy better lives through integration, acceptance, and involvement in their community.

Beef N’ Pizza

The RESS would like to invite all students to our Beef and Pizza event happening this Thursday. Come out and tell us your beef and we will feed you pizza. Please note this is metaphorical beef and that there will be vegetarian options available. We are interested in hearing how your classes are going and if you have any issues with professors, classes or your program.

Date: Thursday, March 6th
Location: ED Building, Room 388
Time:? 1:30 – 3:00 P.M.

Come out and voice your opinion!

Super Smash Bros Tournament

The RESS is proud to present the first ever Super Smash Bros Tournament. This event will be held February 27th at 6:00 pm in the Education Auditorium Wing (106.1). It will be $5 to enter the tournament with the proceeds going towards the 2014 Faculty of Engineering Grad. After the gaming has finished, there will be pizza and pop served in the lounge to help refuel.
The rules for the tournament are as follows:
? The registration will occur just before the event starts.
? The game will be Super Smash Bros. Melee
? There will be an A side and B side bracket
? Each match is a free-for-all consisting of four players, with each player having five lives
? There will be computer players in order to fill any missing spots. These characters will be random for each match and will be at Level 7.
? The top two players will advance to the next round in A side, while the last two players will go to B side. Essentially if you lose twice, you are out!
? Players may change their characters throughout the tournament
? The stages for each match will be random
? There will be prizes for the first place players on both A side and B side

Facebook Event

Beerfest Winter 2014

The Regina Engineering Student’s Society is proud to present Beerfest – the Winter Edition. On Feburary 8th, come out and warm up your drinking skills just in time for “Reading Week”. Party it up with the best music, drinks, and good times of the semester. And don’t miss out on the crazy drink specials:

$2.50 Kokanee
$2.50 Budweiser
$2.50 Bud Light
$2.50 Tequilla
$2.50 Rum
$2.50 Whiskey
$2.50 Vodka
$2.50 Jagermeister
$2.50 Red Bulls

Your DJs for the night will be DJ FIN-S and Tha Coach, once again bringing us the best beats and mixes in Western Canada.

Tickets will be $10.00 and will be sold the week before the event, starting February 3rd, from 9 am to 5 pm everyday in the Riddell Center. Make sure to come early and get yours before they are all sold out!

For those who have never attended, there are two types of tickets. Advanced entry tickets get you into the Owl between 8:30 and 9:30. General Entry tickets get you into the Multi Purpose room starting at 9:30, where all drinks are also sold for $2.50. The General Entry tickets are numbered, and as space opens up in The Owl, we will announce the numbers that are next to come in. This means that there is NO LINEUP!!! The numbers will also be announced on @ReginaEngg so if your ticket has a big number, there’s no need to come any earlier than your ticket will get you in.

https://www.facebook.com/events/380595658743947/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

? Year 1-4 Reception – September 23, 2013

The RESS (Regina Engineering Students’ Society) has been hosting the Year 1 – 4 Reception for over 20 years. We will be hosting the event at the Terrace Building on Monday September 23, 2013 at 7:30 pm. The event will a semi-formal mixer where students have a chance to visit with faculty and sponsors.

Throughout the evening there will be a live band performing, free appetizers will be served, as well as alcoholic (cash bar) and non-alcoholic beverages. Our keynote speaker for the evening will be Dr. Esam Hussein P.Eng., our new Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. Students of all ages are welcome to come.

Join our Facebook Event here.