News & Announcements

On Saturday, December 2nd, Myers-Lawson School of Construction Graduate Students hosted a “Stem Day of Play,” for local kindergartners. They were assigned the task of developing and executing a service project that benefited the local community by their professor of Leadership, Dr. Josh Iorio. The group collectively decided to target kindergartners and their parents with a vision of “building the future generations of architects and engineers: enabling spatial skills development through structured play.”

At the recent Governor’s Housing Conference, Governor McAuliffe and HPAC released the report “Addressing the Impact of Housing for Virginia’s Economy,” which was independently written by experts fromVirginia Tech, George Mason University, William and Mary, and Virginia Commonwealth University. The report found here contains the following key findings:

Hitt Contracting, an 80-year-old Falls Church-based general contractor with offices throughout the country, has just undergone a major leadership shake-up. Kim Roy, 41, who has been with the company since 1999, was named CEO. With the promotion, Hitt said Roy is the only female CEO of the Engineering News-Record's 100 largest contractors in the U.S. Engineering News-Record's 100 largest contractors in the U.S.