The Kansas City Section of ASCE held a Joint Luncheon on December 15th with the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers – Western Chapter. During this Luncheon, US Army Corps of Engineers District Engineer Colonel Douglas Guttormsen presented on the role of the US Army Corps of Engineers within our Region. Col. Guttormsen also spoke about the projects the USACE KC District is looking at moving forward. The event was well attended and given that MSPE-WC were hosting, the KC Section members of ASCE got the chance to recite the Engineer’s Creed.
Archive for January, 2017
By the end of 2016, KC Section President John Blancett attended the Section and Governor Leaders Workshop at Society in Reston, VA. The KC Section co-hosted two very successful meetings with UMKC in October and with SAME Greater KC Post in November. Both events were highly attended! The KC Section Younger Members held engaging monthly meetings, their President Stephen Stinger was recognized by the KC Ingram’s magazine and they hosted their Annual KC Sporting Tailgate Event.
The KC Section provided once again four scholarships to their members as preparation for their Professional Engineering Exam, this course is held at UMKC, lasts 8 weeks and provides excellent preparation. Look out for next year’s Scholarship Application.
You can read the December2016 KC Section Newsletter.
The KC Section held their first post summer meeting on September 12th at Burns and McDonnell in a Joint Meeting with APWA KC Metro Chapter. The KC Section Younger Members wrapped up another success fundraising year by hosting the 11th Annual Charity Golf Tournament benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation and during the summer attended the Treehouse Unveil partially funded by KC ASCE’s donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Missouri for Tyler a boy living with CHARGE Syndrome in Kingsville, MO.
Read all about it at the October2016 KC Section Newsletter!
This was part of the media coverage, which included ASCE Kansas City Section…
Kansas City Star
KC TV 5
ASCE on the front page of the Kansas City Star!
Civil Engineering “Project of the Year”
The award will be given to the project that is most exceptional in the Civil Engineering design aspects in at least one of the following categories:
New or innovative technologies, design, or construction.
New or refined methodology applied to the Project to enhance sustainability
Civil “Engineer of the Year”
The selection will be based the candidate who best meets one or more of the following criteria:
Exemplary professional conduct in a specific outstanding instance in 2016;
Established reputation for professional service;
Significant contribution toward improving the professional aspects of civil engineering education;
Professional guidance of qualified young persons who would seek civil engineering as a career, or professional development of young civil engineers in the formative stages of their careers.
Submittals for both will be accepted beginning January 9, 2017 and shall be delivered prior to 4 PM on February 9, 2017.
Last Fall, the KC Section was recognized by the KU School of Engineering as one of their Engineering Industry Partners. During this event, the School of Engineering highlighted the Innovations and Research ongoing in their Lawrence campus. The KC Section is proud to support the University of Missouri – Kansas City and the University of Kansas in Lawrence through the annual fundraising efforts of Geotechnical Committee within the Kansas City Section.