The Student Society of Architectural Engineers was established at Penn State in September 1965 by Eugene Bard, Chuck Bickley, George Hardisty, and Stuart Jackson to promote and share the profession of Architectural Engineering. We hope to encourage the interaction of student to share their education and experiences within the AE field. We strive to facilitate valuable communication between students, faculty, and professionals.
We offer many opportunities for networking, mentoring, and socializing, head over to our events page to see what's coming up. Some of these opportunities include:
Mentoring Program - Get matched with an upperclassmen and/or alumni to receive tips and tricks.
Houses - Everyone is sorted into 4 houses to compete against each other for the house cup!
General Body Meetings - Get updated with the AE department and gain insight from guest speakers.
The Architectural Engineering Institute is the only nationally renowned Architectural Engineering organization established in 1998. It's vision is “To be the worldwide resource for the advancement of the design and construction of integrated buildings.” By bringing together students, scholars and industry professionals together. To find more about AEI click here.
Students can also join for free here.
The Alumni Society of Architectural Engineers is the alumni counterpart to SSAE. They bring together graduates of the AE Department from Penn State to encourage professional development and communications between all alumni, faculty and students in AE. To find out more about ASAE and their Board of Directors click here.