Promote the Profession

November 3, 2014

October marked the anniversary of the birth of Albert Fink (1827-1897), a German-born civil engineer best known for his railroad bridge designs in the U.S. and the development of the truss that bears his name….Read More >>

October 30, 2014

From a Rhode Island ballot proposition to enhance mass transit to another in Louisiana that would establish an infrastructure bank, many states are turning to their voters next week to decide on initiatives that would…Read More >>

October 24, 2014

St. Louis’ historic Union Station, once the world’s largest and busiest train station, marked its 120th anniversary this past September, reminding us that at its height, 22 U.S. railroad lines from east and west terminated…Read More >>

October 2, 2014

Shale energy exploration has become a growing method to extract new energy resources. And because civil engineers are dedicated to protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public, they are becoming more involved with it…Read More >>

Casey Dinges Interviews authors of study on Why Women Leave Engineering
August 14, 2014

A growing number of women have been entering the field of engineering over the past few decades but this good news story doesn’t have a rosy ending.  As recent coverage in the Washington Post and…Read More >>

May 13, 2014

As stewards of our nation’s infrastructure, we need to help educate the public on this vital underpinning of society.  This week, dozens of major national organizations — including ASCE — are working to remind the…Read More >>

April 15, 2014

In a world with rapidly evolving technology, will our students be prepared for the challenges of tomorrow? It’s clear that engaging and inspiring more students to choose a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math…Read More >>

Georgia Report Card Release
January 28, 2014

Is your Section or Branch releasing an Infrastructure Report Card in the future? As you debate the grades, have you developed your publicity plan?  As Dan Agramonte, P.E., Co-Chair of the Georgia Infrastructure Report Card…Read More >>

January 15, 2014

There are countless ways for members to promote the profession through their involvement with ASCE. Organizing Engineers Week activities, participating in the Legislative Fly In, visiting a classroom or writing a letter to the editor are just…Read More >>

December 16, 2013

Ahh, it’s  time for our end-of-year celebrations. Time for all of our favorite traditions, like family recipes,  egg nog, holiday lights, traveling to see family, gift giving, reflection over the last year, and so on.  Spending…Read More >>