Promote the Profession

August 16, 2013

    John Matteo, P.E., M.ASCE, certainly did! Matteo recently got to recharge his batteries in Old Town Alexandria, VA, talking to summer camp kids about structural engineering.  He was invited to help show students…Read More >>

July 31, 2013

In my last post, I mentioned infographics as another form of visual content that helps boost website traffic.  Today I want to talk a little more about the value of infographics and how to create…Read More >>

July 19, 2013

Does your Section or Branch have a website that doesn’t seem to be generating much traffic? Maybe your content is getting a little stale because no one seems to be writing much now that it’s…Read More >>

June 7, 2013

Congratulations to the University of California, Berkeley’s student civil engineering team for their second consecutive win of the National Student Steel Bridge Competition.  And congratulations as well to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the…Read More >>

May 16, 2013

  Yesterday, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act (S. 601). The final $12 billion package includes several of ASCE top priorities for WRDA such as the reauthorization of the National Dam Safety Program,…Read More >>

April 30, 2013

A primary goal of our Society is building support for the civil engineering profession through public awareness and understanding.  In this blog, we’ve shared many ideas on how to spotlight our Report Card, awards program,…Read More >>

April 12, 2013

Civil engineers make the world a better place. Building awareness of that message in our communities is a job we all share. To ensure the pipeline for our profession  is continually resupplied with talented young…Read More >>

March 15, 2013

On Tuesday morning March 19, ASCE will release the 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, an in-depth assessment by civil engineers of the state of the nation’s public works, with grades in 16 categories, plus…Read More >>

February 15, 2013

Greetings from the International Space Station! I’m, Commander of Expedition 34. Congratulations on the 62nd observance of National Engineers Week. This week, volunteers from engineering societies and professional organizations are stimulating interest in math and…Read More >>

February 10, 2013

One of my favorite Saturday Night Live sketches featured Will Farrel playing President George Bush. The neophyte President immediately finds himself besieged by dire threats ranging from thermal nuclear war to alien invasion. As the…Read More >>