Industry News Archive

Lawson Named Virginia Business Person of the Year

John R. Lawson, Executive Chairman of W.M. Jordan, has been named 2018’s Virginia Business Person of the Year. Lawson was a graduate of Virginia Tech’s Class of ’75 with a degree in geophysics and provided part of the endowment to form the Myers-Lawson School of Construction at Virginia Tech in 2006. W.M. Jordan is known for their work on notorious projects in Virginia and North Carolina. Read more about Lawson Named Virginia Business Person of the Year

Students Place at 2018 Fall ASC Competition in Georgia

38 students, faculty and staff members associated with the Myers-Lawson School of Construction traveled to Peachtree, Georgia to compete at the Fall 2018 Associated Schools of Construction Student Competition. Virginia Tech competition teams included a Heavy Team, Commercial Team, Concrete Team, Design Build Team, Shadow Team and Graduate Team. Read more about Students Place at 2018 Fall ASC Competition in Georgia

BC 2044 Students Tour ACME Panel in Radford, VA

Students enrolled in the BC 2044 course toured the ACME Panel in Radford, Virginia. BC 2044 is a second year core class in construction materials. This course teaches students about materials and properties that they’ll be using on the job site. It allows students to investigate and experiment with the properties and behavior of building materials. Read more about BC 2044 Students Tour ACME Panel in Radford, VA

Student Summer Internship Spotlight: Don Riblet

Don Riblet is a senior majoring in Building Construction within the Myers – Lawson School of Construction. This past summer he interned with Kiewit. WayUp, a website for college students and recent grads seeking jobs and internships, listed Kiewit as one of the top 100 places to intern. Don spent his time with Kiewit working in the Underground District. Read more about Student Summer Internship Spotlight: Don Riblet

Summer Internship Spotlight: Megan Golinowski

Megan Golinowski is a senior majoring in Construction Engineering and Management at Virginia Tech. Megan spent her summer working for a general contractor based in Ijamsville, Maryland. Megan worked directly with the Project Engineer and Superintendent of Dustin Construction, Inc. and was on-site for the rennovations and addition to Langley High School in McLean, Virginia.  Read more about Summer Internship Spotlight: Megan Golinowski

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