Promote the Profession

July 1, 2011

In an earlier post, I said we would share tips about different social media and today’s post is about creating groups in Facebook. What’s the purpose of a group when you can just invite people to view…Read More >>

June 28, 2011

Presidents Roosevelt and Eisenhower envisioned a national highway system that would connect our nation and spur growth, prosperity and security. But even they could not have foreseen how significantly this system would transform our nation,…Read More >>

June 10, 2011

(ASCE member George Thomas mentors NSBE Student Members) In recent months, as a representative of ASCE, I’ve participated in two National Academies briefings (one Congressional and the other for the Society of Women Engineers) regarding where…Read More >>

June 2, 2011

Social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn have become a part of the American culture, and while it may seem like anyone in the world who has access to a computer is on…Read More >>

May 26, 2011

The old image of a reporter from CBS’s “60 Minutes” bursting into a room with the camera running and asking embarrassing questions made for good television, but 99 percent of the time that never happens. …Read More >>

May 13, 2011

Highway drivers throughout Connecticut now know who they should thank for developing their infrastructure – their civil engineers.  CSCE, the state’s Section of ASCE, recently created a public awareness campaging with State Public Affairs Grant…Read More >>

April 14, 2011

How much do you know about Twitter? It’s the social media messaging service that allows snippets of instant communication 24/7 with people worldwide. While a great place to learn and share information, Twitter’s also great for…Read More >>

March 18, 2011

When it comes to copyrights and permissions, it’s easy to become confused. How can I use the ASCE logo on my Section’s website? Can I post this article I found? Whom can I turn to…Read More >>

March 7, 2011

Two new events are capturing imaginations this week. Here at ASCE, we are keenly aware that the mission of “Engineers Week” lasts year-round. Although the official dates for 2011 were Feb. 20 – 26, and…Read More >>

March 4, 2011

You’ve heard me say it before and you’ll hear me say it again – when it comes to infrastructure and other civil engineering-related issues, the public wants to hear from you. Yes, you – civil…Read More >>