October 19, 2017

Submitted by Brad Williams The Alabama Section Montgomery Branch dedicated its October Branch meeting to recognizing the leadership and volunteerism of each of its former Branch...
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October 19, 2017

Submitted by Sarah Ollenburger The Baton Rouge Branch runs a program called “Engineer It for Kids,” to educate children about how civil engineering affects their lives every day. In recent...
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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...
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September 29, 2017

Acosta Jose L. Acosta, P.E., F.ASCE, vice president of Chen Moore and Associates, a multidiscipline engineering consulting...
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September 28, 2017

Agramonte Daniel E. Agramonte, P.E., F.ASCE, a recognized and multitalented leader in the field of environmental...
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ASCE President-Elect Kristina Swallow helped honor the Duluth Aerial Ferry/Lift Bridge as an ASCE Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.
September 21, 2017

It was a big ASCE week in Duluth, MN. The city hosted the 2017 ASCE Congress on Technical Advancement, Sept. 10-13, drawing civil engineers from around the world. The Duluth Section, meanwhile,...
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ASCE leaders compare notes at the 2017 Presidents and Governors Forum.  PHOTO: Leader Training Committee
September 21, 2017

Kwame Agyare knows a thing or two about leadership. The incoming Region 9 Director has served in numerous leadership positions for ASCE – Phoenix Branch president, Region 9 governor, and Region...
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September 21, 2017

I had the honor of speaking at the Seattle ASCE Younger Member Forum this week. It was a pleasure to speak to such a motivated group of young civil engineers. The topic I discussed was how to network...
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National Guardsman shakes hands with a  Houston homeowner whose house was flooded by Hurricane Harvey. PHOTO: U.S. Dept. of Defense
September 6, 2017

One week after Hurricane Harvey slammed into southeastern Texas, more than 30,000 people have been displaced, with critical infrastructure severely damaged – mostly due to the catastrophic flooding...
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"This woman (middle) owns the local daycare, adjacent to our City Hall. She opened her doors so we could cook and donated a lot of what went into the gumbo, then allowed families to come in so the kids would have toys and TV. We wouldn't have been able to prepare hot food onsite without her. The little one is my daughter. She entertained kids, encouraged kids, and wrangled dogs. She also made sure I knew when new arrivals came in and made sure they had food and anything else we could help them with." - Kate Osborn (pictured right)
August 31, 2017

Texas Section Second Year Director-at-Large Kate Osborn, EIT, A.M.ASCE, has been working on little to no rest all week. The ASCE Southeast Texas Branch President-Elect and project engineer for...
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