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2011 Engineers Week in Review


Engineers Make a World of Difference!

Congratulations!! Eight volunteers were recognized by their Section or Branch for outstanding volunteer service to their communities! Engineers DO Make a World of Difference and these dedicated engineers are setting the standard for ASCE volunteerism.

Chris Milner  Arizona Section – Phoenix Branch  
Arnold Taranto  New Jersey Section
Robin Kemper  New Jersey Section - Central Branch
Scott Lubarsky  New Jersey Section – North Branch
Wayne Roorda Jr.  New Jersey Section - South Branch
Helena Tam  (NewYork) Metropolitan Section
Michelle Meier  St. Louis Section
Bridget Shuh  Wisconsin Section – Southeast Branch


ASCE Headquarters Celebrates Engineers Week

E-Week Sandwich BuildingASCE staff in Reston celebrated Engineers Week in style with a week-long schedule of activities including: a field trip to the Dulles Rail Metro project, recognition of staff engineers at their all hall hands meeting, information sessions for non-engineers, competitions and more. The week ended with an Engineer the Perfect Sub Sandwich staff lunch where everyone showed off what they had learned during the week to engineer a winning sandwich! 


Future City Finals in Washington DC

ASCE President Kathy Caldwell visited Washington DC to celebrate Engineers Week in the Nation’s Capital. As part of the Future City competition Kathy awarded middle school students from St. John Lutheran School in Rocheste,r Michigan with ASCE’s special Future City award: Most Innovative Design of Infrastructure Systems. Kathy also helped out testing high rise designs at the Discover Engineering Family Day at the National Building Museum.


New Faces!


Meet ASCE’s New Faces of Engineering for Engineers Week 2011. Jeremy Livermore appeared in a full page ad in USA Today along with other engineering discipline New Faces of Engineering for 2012.

Fun Resources

Civil Engineering Bookmarks

ASCE member volunteers gave away tons of fun civil engineering resources at events leading up to, during and after Engineers Week! Kids loved ASCE’s new bookmarks and stickers depicting some of the country’s most well known civil engineering landmarks and; showing students just how far a career in civil engineering will take them.


Chicago Family DayChicago Architecture Foundation Family Day

ASCE Member Bob Johnson from the Illinois Section pulls out all the stops at CAF Family Day in Chicago during Engineers Week.


Engineers at the Mall

For the 10th consecutive year, Fresno Branch and the Student Chapter of ASCE at California State University-Fresno celebrated Engineers Week by participating in Engineers at the Mall.  As the kids were busy building their structures, volunteers talked with them and their parents about the role of civil engineering and the amazing jobs that civil engineers do!