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September 13, 2017

Survey says …? Bright futures for civil engineers. Results of the 2017 ASCE Salary Survey find that the median pre-tax income for civil engineers was $101,000 in 2016. Base salaries,...
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September 15, 2016

Civil engineers often ask me why it is so important to obtain your P.E. (professional engineering) license. There are many reasons why obtaining this prestigious credential is important. In this...
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ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
September 7, 2016

The public trusts civil engineers to protect their health, safety, and welfare. This special societal role requires integrity, trust, and excellence, which civil engineers demonstrate and maintain...
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President Mark Woodson and Executive Director Tom Smith stand atop the newly dedicated international historic landmark Cape Agulhas Lighthouse in South Africa.
July 6, 2016

The past 10 months have brought clear and unmistakable statements from organizations at the heart of licensure: The future education of P.E.s can’t remain stuck in a century-old holding...
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June 16, 2016

I don’t have a right or wrong answer to this question, because the answer depends on a few key items. However, I will try to give you some tools and information that you can use to answer this...
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May 19, 2016

ASCE member Bobbie Shields could be at the beach basking in the glow of his retirement, but he's not ready for sunsets. He’s excited about his newly appointed role on the North Carolina Board of...
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January 28, 2016

Recently a few states have considered doing away with professional licensure. Those pushing the concept that licensure is an unnecessary barrier to employment fail to recognize the crucial...
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September 8, 2015

My purposes in writing this blog are threefold: introduce the recently released Engineering Competency Model, describe some of its immediate uses in engineering education and practice, and consider...
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October 17, 2014

At its October 5-6 meeting at the ASCE annual conference, in Panama, the ASCE Board of Direction took action on several important engineering licensure issues, including early taking of the PE exam,...
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