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President’s Message – August 2019

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President’s Message – August 2019

First, I want to thank all members for their outpouring of love and support for the Anthony Luce Memorial Scholarship Fund.  You helped the Texas Section raise just over $5,000 in a week’s time. $5,000 will be added to the $25,000 raised by the Dallas Branch to help support the education needs of Anthony’s two […]

President’s Update: June 2019

When I look toward the future, I may be thinking about the next 10-20 years ahead.  I am really glad that others are looking 30-50+ years ahead because there are a lot of mega-projects that will take place. These will be great to experience as an engineer and as an end user.  The 2019 Infrastructure […]

Symposium Recap: Building Communities Across Borders

The 2019 ASCE Texas Student Symposium gathered over 350 students and professionals from Texas and Mexico from April 10th through 13th in South Padre Island, Texas. The Symposium offered students the opportunity to showcase their year of hard work in the Concrete Canoe, Blue Sky, Mystery Design, Research Poster and Technical Paper competitions, attend technical […]

President’s Message – March 2019

Credit goes to ASCE Texas Section’s Government Affairs Committee (GAC) for another successful event!  The 2019 ASCE Texas Legislative Drive-In was held on February 26th in Austin, Texas.  We had 54 members who were able to schedule more than 70 individual meetings with their respective senators and representatives!  ASCE Texas Section presented a unified message […]

Texas Section Hosts Largest Legislative Drive-In

54 Texas Section members from across the state met in Austin on Tuesday, February 26th, for the 2019 ASCE Texas Legislative Drive-In. During this event, members asked 70+ legislators to invest in flood risk management, support continued infrastructure investment, support QBS of professional engineers, protect dedicated transportation funding, support STEM education, and maintain professional licensure requirements. […]

President’s Message – February 2019

I have just returned from the ASCE Multi-Region Leadership Conference (MRLC), which was hosted this past weekend by the Dallas Branch. This was my third MRLC to attend, and it was by far the best one!  Our Texas Branches & Student Chapters were well represented and made the 600 guests from the heart of the […]