A total of 14 construction engineering students from Iowa State University’s (ISU) Associated General Contractors student chapter participated in the 2019 Appalachian Service Project (ASP) Race to Build. This competition was held in Johnson City, Tennessee, at the Bristol Motor Speedway on April 5- 7. The goal of this annual competition is for students to …Continue reading “ISU AGC participates in Appalachian Service Project’s Race to Build”
On campus and in Ames community, construction engineering senior shares ways to give back Julie “JP” Penton’s day is made when she can help someone else. “If you can make someone else feel better, then that in itself is the best thing that you can do,” she says. It’s a defining part of her ISU …Continue reading “Find community at Iowa State – Engineer at ISU CCEE”
With graduation on the horizon, senior in construction engineering reflects on getting involved at Iowa State If Paige Taylor were to give a piece of advice to a new student, it would sound something like this … “Some great advice that I received my freshman year was to get involved in something that relates to …Continue reading “Get involved – Engineer at ISU CCEE”
Iowa State University Associated General Contractors (ISU AGC) members mark season with donations to those in need When Nathan Pals organizes Iowa State University Associated General Contractor’s, or ISU AGC, donations during the winter season, the college sophomore has two standard questions he asks local families. “You ask them not only what they need, but what …Continue reading “In time of giving, local families receive gifts from ISU AGC”
Leaky roofs, chipping paint … Jack Viverito paints a vivid picture of houses devastated by storms in Oklahoma City. “You could just see, some of the houses were a complete mess,” Viverito said. “You couldn’t believe [people] were still living in them, when you look next door and [the house] is perfectly fine.” The construction …Continue reading “CCEE students substitute AGC service trip for spring break”
The Iowa State AGC student chapter recently received its 10th first-place finish as Outstanding Student Chapter. The award recognizes work the group completed in the Ames community, Tennessee and Nevada.
A group of student volunteers are rolling up their sleeves and strapping on their tool belts to help rebuild a community devastated by August flood water. This makes the second time students from Iowa State University made the trek from Ames, Iowa, to Washington County, Tennessee. A group came earlier last fall to work on …Continue reading “Iowa State students return to help rebuild Dry Creek”