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Ohio University American Society of Safety Engineers’ Student Section to Celebrate New Charter

Posted in on Wed, Mar 3, 2010

Des Plaines, IL (March 3, 2010) — WHAT: The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Ohio University (OU) student chapter will be host to a celebration of the receipt of its student charter, Friday, March 12, 2010, from the American Society of Safety Engineers. Students, ASSE chapter members and section leaders have been working toward the charter for several years. The event will be held in Ballroom A, located on the fourth floor of Baker University Center.

WHEN: Friday, March 12, 2010, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

WHERE: Baker University Center
Ballroom A
One Park Place
Athens, OH 45701

WHY: This event is being held to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of OU Environmental Health and Industrial Hygiene students who successfully received the OU American Society of Safety Engineers’ student charter. A meet and greet will be followed by a catered dinner at Baker University Center. Featured speakers will be ASSE Region VII Vice President Stephanie Helgerman; President of the Central Ohio Chapter Joe Cicero, and long-time ASSE member and OU Student Section Advisor and professor, Helmut Paschold. Free parking will be available in both the purple and green university parking lots. For a map of OU parking, please visit

CONTACT: For more information and to RSVP for the event, please contact Katelynn Tonn at Everyone is welcome to attend. A fee of $5.00 will be collected as a donation for the new student chapter.

The ASSE Ohio University Student Chapter, chartered January 29, 2010, is supported by the Columbus-based Central Ohio chapter, chartered in 1945. Membership with ASSE provides students with critical global networking opportunities, free technical webinars and access to ASSE’s Professional Safety Journal, as well as opportunities to apply for scholarships and attend leadership training. Student membership is only $15 per year and benefits include a complimentary year of membership after graduation, a free practice specialty subscription during the first year after graduation, student rates for the annual ASSE professional development conference in June and complimentary access to all recorded webinars via the student online access portal. For more information on student membership, please contact

Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE has more than 32,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members who lead, manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor, health care and education. For more information please go to

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