Promote the Profession

October 19, 2012

Let’s face it. Going into a classroom of students can be intimidating even for those of us who consider ourselves to be ‘good with kids.’ Talking at kids and getting through to kids with a…Read More >>

August 22, 2012

Let the 2012 Summer Olympics do the work for you! Ideas you can share with kids this fall to tell them what civil engineering is all about. Want to make engineering relevant? Look no further…Read More >>

July 23, 2012

Now in its 10th year, the Future City competition for kids in grades 6–8 is gearing up for another season of challenging kids to imagine, design and build cities of the future. This school based…Read More >>

July 12, 2012

Recently, there was news for civil engineering worth celebrating: Congress finally agreed to and approved a long-term surface transportation bill to replace the one that expired in 2009. President Obama held a signing ceremony at…Read More >>

June 29, 2012

Late last month, as Congress was debating a new transportation reauthorization bill, civil engineers at the local level were enlisted to spread the word on the important need for passage of the legislation. Working with…Read More >>

June 18, 2012

Good news! K-12 engineering education may soon be coming to schools near you! This is certainly true if your state is one of 26 states leading the way to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards…Read More >>

May 31, 2012

Every year, ASCE’s student chapters build on the tradition of civil engineering in a wonderfully visual way. They participate in competitions to design and construct structures that need to maintain their integrity in the face…Read More >>

May 9, 2012

If your Section or Branch has been looking for a new outreach opportunity, consider helping kids learn more about civil engineering.  Worried you don’t know what to do or say?  ASCE has got your back…Read More >>

April 23, 2012

What a great time of year for educational outreach! As the photos and numbers come rolling in, it’s clear from the level of ASCE engagement that Engineers Week was front and center for many of…Read More >>

March 19, 2012

March is a busy time for lawmakers, from Congress down through state legislatures and local governments. That makes it the ideal month to stage a public event that leverages the latest legislative action on infrastructure…Read More >>