Promote the Profession

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 >>

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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 >>

February 27, 2012

Every year, ASCE takes advantage of the stage that is National Engineers Week to mount an aggressive push to raise the public profile of civil engineers. What’s truly impressive are the lengths that many local…Read More >>

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February 6, 2012

President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union address presented ideas and a vision that is supportive of the agenda and message of National Engineers Week.    The President highlighted the importance of an American workforce…Read More >>

January 31, 2012

  As previous blog posts have mentioned, when it comes to social media and building connections with your audience  – content is king.  Neglecting to regularly post content that grabs the reader’s attention  may prompt …Read More >>

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January 26, 2012

During this week’s broadcast of the State of the Union address, the President spoke before a Joint session of Congress and talked about infrastructure. Although ASCE’s 2009 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure was not referenced…Read More >>

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January 20, 2012

  As the Louisiana Section was gearing up to release its first state Report Card this month, members realized that spreading the word of their findings would require an effective public relations campaign. Realizing they…Read More >>

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January 9, 2012

  I’ve heard several news stories recently that Detroit’s automakers are on track to be the next big comeback kings.  After years of layoffs and even financial restructuring, they are leaner organizations bent on reinventing…Read More >>

December 22, 2011

If you’re like me, you might remember what it felt like when you suddenly realized the practicality of owning a PC; or when you realized that carrying a cell phone was actually a pretty good…Read More >>

December 16, 2011

ASCE has a ready-made way for you to bring public attention to the work of local civil engineers from your Section or Branch. Put forth deserving members (and in some cases, projects) as nominees for…Read More >>