Tag: ASCE Working for You

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The Word on WRDA

Our nation’s infrastructure suffers from a lack of funding, and this jeopardizes the safety of our communities. While civil engineers have the expertise and tools to address major challenges associated with ports, dams, drinking water, inland waterways, levees, and wastewater, solutions to these challenges require investment. Throughout 2018, ASCE members and staff advocated for improvement in all 16 infrastructure categories, including water-related categories. Over 210...

Shaping the Future of the Profession Through Student Engagement

“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Engagement is invaluable among all our member groups, especially our students. ASCE’s 373 student chapters make up a vibrant community of aspiring civil engineers across all 50 states and 23 countries. It’s our responsibility to prepare these rising stars to become the trustees...

Tap Into Your Innovative Side

“Engineers need to be the stars of innovative projects and practices, not the politicians.” This was an idea shared at a brainstorming session at the Multi-Region Leadership Conference in Omaha, Nebraska, on how we can advance ASCE’s strategic goals. The quest to make engineers the stars of innovation is something ASCE champions through the Grand Challenge, which looks at improving resilience, innovation, life-cycle costs,...