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ASCE headquarters debuts a more sustainable parking lot

ASCE walks the walk by building a more sustainable parking lot.

The Gift of Giving

The holiday season is upon us. Although it is a time of celebration, it’s also a time for gratitude and giving. Civil engineers have much to be thankful for. With salaries continuing to trend upward, we earn a good living as well as the respect of the public. Entrusted with protecting the public health, safety and welfare, civil engineers truly have a profound impact on...

Young Engineers, Now and Into the Future, to Benefit From Wadell Gift

Robert P. Wadell, P.E., MCSE, F.ASCE, was just 25 years old when ASCE appointed him to a national committee. The group was charged with exploring the possibility of creating the Engineering Management Division, and Wadell, at the beginning of his career, got the chance to rub elbows and compare notes with industry stalwarts. “So, there I was one of four people on the committee and certainly...

ASCE Foundation Rewards Hard Work With MRLC Grants

The ASCE Foundation provides grants to Student Chapters, Younger Member Groups, Sections, and Branches attending the annual Multi-Region Leadership Conferences. Applicants must show how they will use the money and build compelling cases for why they should be selected. This year, the applications were so impressive the ASCE Foundation gave three grants at each MRLC. Orlando MRLC Winners First place: Indiana Section for programming to provide professional...

ASCE Goal Achieved: Every U.S. Public School to Get Dream Big Toolkits

It’s been almost two years since Dream Big: Engineering Our World began amazing kids and adults alike on big screens at museums and theaters across the world. Since then, the film – presented by Bechtel and produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films in partnership with ASCE – has enjoyed quite a ride of success, smashing attendance goals, scoring big with critics, inspiring ASCE outreach events all...

ASCE Fellow’s Generosity Paves Path for Future Civil Engineers

ASCE has been there to help Robert P. Wadell, P.E., F.ASCE. So it only seemed natural to him that he return the favor. And then some. Wadell recently made an extraordinary gift to the ASCE Foundation, placing him among the Foundation’s 1852 Society – a prestigious group of 16 of the most generous donors in ASCE’s storied history. “Every ASCE member can be proud when one of...