Promote the Profession

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 >>

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 >>

December 12, 2011

    The votes are in!  Congratulations to Danielle Antonellis, a senior at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts.  Danielle was chosen by the National Engineers Week Foundation as civil engineering’s representative among the 2012 New Faces…Read More >>

November 18, 2011

                                        Photo by: Bernie Dennis For more than forty years, ASCE has officially conferred recognition on civil engineering achievements which have played a unique role in the development of the United States and the world…Read More >>

November 10, 2011

Our brand is our identity. It conveys who we are and what we stand for, and a uniform and consistent use of the ASCE brand is critical to our success. Now, I’m not here to…Read More >>

October 24, 2011

 An important step in developing your Section’s or Branch’s social media strategy is in clearly defining to volunteers and/or staff which platform is most appropriate for disseminating information. Here at ASCE, with the help of…Read More >>

October 13, 2011

                                                                                                                                                         The Beatles at a press conference, 1964. Image courtesy Imagine your section or branch wanted to ensure news coverage of a significant project.  Sending out a press release may not get you the…Read More >>

October 4, 2011

  Have you ever read a newspaper or seen something on the TV news that you knew was just not right factually (not to be confused with a reporter’s criticism, characterization or tone)? Well, contrary…Read More >>