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2016 ASCE Multi-Region Leadership Conference

On January 15th and 16th several of our Officers and Chairpersons had the opportunity to attend the ASCE Multi-Region Leadership Conference (MRLC) in Chicago. Our Conference included Section, Branch and Student Chapter leaders from Regions 3, 6 and 7, covering fourteen states across the midsection ...

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Membership February 2016 Update

Do you like prizes and cash? Do you enjoy seeing your friends and colleagues? Do you like (or even LOVE) ASCE? If you said yes to any of these questions (and are a member in good standing), then the ASCE Member Referral Drive is for YOU! Help boost our membership with civil engineers in the Dal...

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2014 Regions 3,6,7 Leadership Conference Recap

Workshops for Section and Branch Leaders (WSBL)St. Louis, MO - January 10-11, 2014MEETING SUMMARY The following are different happenings that occurred at the workshop for Section and Branch leaders: - Received training for leading diverse groups, Learned about ASCE Resources - ...

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Texas Voters Approve Water Funding by Overwhelming Majority

On November 6, 2013, Texas voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 6, a plan to authorize a $2 billion transfer from the state’s Rainy Day Fund (RDF) to finance the state water plan. The statewide election results were 73% for Proposition 6 and 27% against, with Dallas County alone coming...

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Centennial Library Banner Update

As an effort to inform the public about what civil engineers do for our communities, we are continuing to display our Centennial Library Banners in different locations around the metroplex.The library banners are located in two locations. One set of banners is located at the J. Erik Jonsson Central ...

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Centennial House Update

Minor successes! We will have a permit, slab and lot to build on in Dallas at the Fall Conference! See below for some photos of the lot! An application for use of solar power from the Sun Club unit of Green Mountain Energy has been applied for. We hope to use this as an alternative means of ener...

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Centennial Membership Drive

The Texas Section Centennial Membership Drive and Sweepstakes ran from August 1, 2012 to July 31, 2013. The grand prize winner and winners of the branch awards will be revealed at the Texas Section Centennial Conference in September. A random drawing from eligible entrants will be conducted to dete...

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Centennial Banners

The ASCE Centennial banners are now on tour throughout the DFW area! The Texas Section ASCE Centennial banners are traveling throughout the Dallas – Ft. Worth area over the next several months. The banners are bouncing around between different public locations to get the word out about Civil ...

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Civil Engineering Club Update

The past couple club meetings have been focusing on Geotechnical Engineering. First, the students experimented with making stronger subgrades for their piles of bricks. It was demonstrated that a lone pile of sand cannot support many bricks, but if we use just a few paper towels as a sort of geogr...

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