Purdue CEM and Honors College student Beau DeLaet spent his October break in Washington, DC, at the Rising Construction Management Conference hosted by the Construction Management Association of America.
Nine student leaders in Construction Engineering and Management have taken on new responsibilities as 2017-2018 board members for the CEM student organizations Beta Tau Honor Fraternity, Construction Engineers of the Future, and CEMentors.
Envoy Inc., a local construction and development firm, has appointed Jonathan White (BSCEM '99) as vice president of construction. He most recently served as a superintendent and later as a design manager for Hensel Phelps.
Dr. Hubo Cai, associate professor with dual appointments in Construction Engineering and Management and Civil Engineering, has been named recipient of the 2017 Ross Judson Buck Outstanding Counselor Award.
Each year, TIME's MONEY digs into enrollment data and student outcomes to determine which colleges provide the best value for your tuition dollars—a process that, this year, yielded the 2017 Best Colleges for Your Money ranking. Out of those 711 schools, MONEY produced a list identifying the best college in every state, with the exceptions of Alaska and New Mexico, neither of which had any colleges in MONEY's 2017 rankings.
Makarand Hastak, professor and head of Purdue Construction Engineering and Management, will deliver the keynote speech at the 7th International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management (ICCEPM) Summit Forum on Sustainable Construction and Management, which will be held October 28-31 in Chengdu, China. Title of keynote address: "Intelligent Planning Units (IPUs) for Sustainable Design"
As the only senior graduating from the Construction Engineering and Management program at Purdue on August 5, 2017, Nelson Frech had the honor of carrying the banner for the College of Engineering during the graduation procession and ceremony.