College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Transportation Student Association named Student Chapter of the Year

The Transportation Student Association (TSA), Iowa State’s student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) has been named Student Chapter of the Year for both Missouri Valley ITE (MOVITE) and its district organization, Midwestern District ITE.

These competitive awards are offered annually to a student chapter whose annual report of activities is selected as the most outstanding based on guidelines established by ITE.

Nadia Gkritza, assistant professor of civil, construction, and environmental engineering and director of Iowa State’s Interdisciplinary Transportation Graduate Program, believes this is the first time the Cyclones have won both the MOVITE and the Midwestern District ITE awards in the same year. “Now the TSA’s entry will go on to compete at the international level,” she says.

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