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MLSoC Traveled to Reno for ASC Competition

On Tuesday February 5th, the Myers-Lawson School of Construction sent student teams to Reno, Nevada for the 32nd Annual ASC Student Competition and Construction Management Conference. Throughout the week they competed against other student teams in problem categories such as Heavy Civil, Commercial, Mixed Use and Design Build. Results were posted on Saturday February 9th. Read more about MLSoC Traveled to Reno for ASC Competition

Fall 2018 Senior Capstones

At the end of the fall semester, seniors completed their Fall 2018 Design/Build Senior Capstone project. The Fall 2018 capstone project scope of work included a full Design Build service proposal for a high rise office building in Alexandria, Virginia. The building will host 4,300 employees and provide conference and meeting facilities for the 6,000 visitors each year. Read more about Fall 2018 Senior Capstones

Fall 2018 Hard Hatting Ceremony

The Myers-Lawson School of Construction students are comprised of Building Construction and Construction Engineering and Management majors. Building Construction students graduate from the College of Architecture and Urban Studies whereas Construction Engineering and Management students graduate from the College of Engineering. Read more about Fall 2018 Hard Hatting Ceremony

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

Kaloudis Wins Aspire! Award

Once a semester at Virginia Tech, five students and one faculty member are recognized with Aspire! awards. Aspire! awards represent Virginia Tech’s five aspirations for student learning. These aspirations are Courageous Leadership, Civility, Curiosity, Self Understanding and Integrity and Ut Prosim. Read more about Kaloudis Wins Aspire! Award

Beyond Boundaries Scholars Recognized

Two Building Construction Beyond Boundaries Scholars recognized.

The Beyond Boundaries Scholars program doubles the impact of qualifying scholarship donations that help underrepresented and high-achieving students.

Thanks to more than 120 generous donors to the program, 231 Virginia Tech students are on track to realizing their dreams. Every one of them has an inspiring story. We hope you enjoy reading several of them below. Read more about Beyond Boundaries Scholars Recognized

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