American Society of Civil Engineers

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The Latest News & Information


GSD's issue of the Section Informant.
The Geographic Services Department is pleased to provide you the latest issue of the Section Informant. 

Engineer of the Year Award.  The Tri-Cities Chapter of Washington Society of Professional Engineers is taking nominations for Engineer of the Year Award.  Presentation of the award will be at the Engineers Week Banquet in February.  Completed nominee forms must be submitted to the Tri-Cities Chapter WSPE by early February each year.  Contact Ben Volk at 783-2144 for details.

DeFigh-Price honored by civil engineering society Cherri DeFigh-Price of CH2M Hill Hanford Group - Engineering Services has been approved to advance to the grade of Fellow in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) ... Full story

Walla Walla College Colloquiums
Walla Walla College
Society of Women Engineers hosts Colloquiums Wednesday evenings during the school year. They have asked us to provide one speaker per quarter (Fall, Winter, and Spring). If you are interested in talking to engineering students, please contact Louie Yaw at [email protected].

Howard Preston Scholarship Winners
The Howard Preston Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the two winners for the 2010 $1,000 scholarships... Full story

Volunteers Wanted for
Future Cities Education Program
If interested in volunteering, please contact Harry Babad at 509-375-0328 or [email protected].

ASCE Representative to the
Tri-City Technical Council Needed
If interested in volunteering, please contact Ben Volk at 509-783-2144 or [email protected].

Tri Cities Technical Council
The Tri Cities Technical Council provides list of local Societies... Full story

West Point Bridge Design Contest (for US Students Age 13 - Grade 12) The West Point Bridge Design Contest is a nationwide Internet-based competition intended to promote math, science, and technology education in U. S. middle schools and high schools. The contest provides students with a realistic introduction to engineering through an engaging, hands-on design experience. Participation is free. All U. S. students age 13 through grade 12 are eligible. Contestants may compete individually or in teams of two. ... Full story





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Special Items


Section 50th Anniversary book available
Thanks to Del Ballard and Indra Ghosh we now have a wonderful 50th Anniversary Booklet. You may purchase it on a CD. Please contact Don Kurkjian at [email protected] for more details on how to purchase "History of the Columbia Section - Bridging the Years 1950-2000".


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Rebuilding Together Home Rehabilitation










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