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The Texas Section YMG enjoyed a camping trip at Garner State Park. PHOTO: Jonathan Brower
October 19, 2017

Alexis Clark and Austin Brauel helped organize the Texas Younger Member Group’s recent camping trip at Garner State Park, gathering civil engineers from around the state. The group hiked, enjoyed river floating, and shared community…Read More >>

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Melissa Wheeler, outgoing Region 5 director.
October 19, 2017

It’s an annual tradition that at the final quarterly ASCE Board of Direction meeting of the year, the outgoing Board members address the room with words of goodbye. Often, they express gratitude; sometimes they offer…Read More >>

ASCE_Logo_Shield WEB FEAT
October 19, 2017

The heavy lifting of 2017 will make for a much lighter load in 2018. That’s the hope, as the ASCE Board of Direction approved six goal statements for the Society during its final quarterly meeting…Read More >>

Coffey Park in Santa Rosa, CA, where wildfires completely destroyed a neighborhood. PHOTO: Dominick Del Vecchio/FEMA News Photo
October 13, 2017

As extensive wildfires ravage swaths of Northern California, ASCE Region 9 Governor Matt Kennedy, P.E., ENV SP, M.ASCE, can only wait and hope. Kennedy, his wife, and their 5-year-old had no choice but to evacuate…Read More >>

Closing keynote Kaplan Mobray talks personal branding with the ASCE 2017 Convention crowd. PHOTO: Jason Dixson Photography
October 12, 2017

Kaplan Mobray, best-selling author of The 10Ks of Personal Branding, closed the ASCE 2017 Convention in New Orleans, Wednesday, with a high-energy keynote talk, wherein he played the saxophone, threw candy around the room, and,…Read More >>

Kristina Swallow officially steps into her 2018 ASCE presidency during the ASCE 2017 Convention in New  Orleans, LA. PHOTO: Jason Dixson Photography
October 10, 2017

Kristina Swallow’s ASCE presidency began with a selfie. And why not? This is a president who is as plugged into social media and the modern ways ASCE members – young and old alike – communicate…Read More >>

ASCE Norma Jean Mattei welcomes attendees to the ASCE 2017 Convention in her hometown of New Orleans. PHOTO: Jason Dixson Photography
October 9, 2017

For 2017 Society President Norma Jean Mattei, it’s like inviting all her friends to a big civil engineering party at her home. The ASCE 2017 Convention kicked off Monday morning in New Orleans – hometown…Read More >>

Fellow Shield WEB FEAT
October 6, 2017

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Just 3 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor. The most recent members elevated to Fellow…Read More >>

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Kristina Swallow PHOTO:  James Kegley Photography
October 5, 2017

It’s a big week for Kristina Swallow. It’s a big week for ASCE. With the ASCE 2017 Convention rolling into New Orleans, Swallow is set to be installed as the 2018 ASCE president, joining Norma…Read More >>

NHR WEB FEAT
October 4, 2017

With hurricanes battering the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, and an earthquake rocking Mexico in recent weeks, Louise K. Comfort’s expertise in disaster management is all too relevant these days. A professor at the…Read More >>