ASCE has honored the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (Small Program) with the 2017 Walter LeFevre Award for its outstanding program promoting licensure, ethics, and professionalism.
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the Institute has demonstrated a sustained commitment to instilling the importance of ethics, licensure, and professionalism in its graduates, through its curriculum and through the interactions among faculty, administrative support staff, and students. The department ensures continued success through a comprehensive set of activities that teaches and reinforces professional development and professionalism through all four years of an undergraduate student’s experience.
The 2017 Honorable Mention goes to California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Small Program). The Architectural Engineering Program at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has shown its commitment to teaching the importance of licensure, ethics, and professionalism through its curriculum and activities.
New initiatives, such as establishment of an Order of the Engineer link and partnerships with industry, prepare students for their professional careers. Through continued relationships with prominent architecture and construction firms, the department affords its students access to valuable insights and experiences from the professional world.
The Walter LeFevre Award recognizes academic institutions for their outstanding actions in promoting licensure, ethics, and professionalism.