Thanks to the more than 420 guests who attended ESWP’s 133rd Annual Banquet on February 15, the event was a big success. Held at the Westin Hotel, the evening was filled with good food and fellowship, uplifting messages and entertaining presentations. Congratulations to all of the award recipients in our Project of the Year program as well as ESWP’s Engineer of the Year, Jim Foringer of PennDOT District 11-0, and a special recognition for Dr. Deb Lange upon receiving ESWP’s Metcalf Award, the first female to do so in the history of the 53-year old award.
The ESWP staff is back at it after our holiday break! We hope you had an enjoyable holiday season.
Stop by for lunch, the dining room is open Monday – Friday, 11:30am-1:30pm. Look for our new menu items to be announced soon.
Also, now is the time to make those Banquet Reservations for February 15th at the Westin Convention Center Hotel. Info can be found here.
More than 120 attended the December 7 “Women’s Forum” held at ESWP. It was a great day for all attendees who participated in this informal “town hall” style discussion, led by Cheryl Moon-Sirianni. Panelists from the A/E/C professions included Wendy Berrill, Ellen McLean, Lori Musto and Joyce Markosky. Keep on the lookout for the next Women’s Forum.
The proposed amendments to the ESWP bylaws are available for viewing, prior to the special membership meeting on Monday, November 28, at 1:00pm at the ESWP, to adopt these proposed changes. Click on the members news page to read the proposed changes.
Nominations Now Open!
Any regular member in good standing of the ESWP is permitted to serve on the ESWP Board of Directors. Nominations for the 2017 election are open until October 31, 2016. If you are interested, please email the ESWP at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are always looking for committee members who wish to contribute to the events and activities produced by ESWP.
Committees that are looking for additional members include Student Outreach, House, Young Member Forum, Publications, Program, Membership. Contact us at email@example.com to express your interest!
We received a high number of high quality ESWP member scholarship applications this year, leaving our panel of judges with some tough choices to make. Despite not being able to award all of the applicants, we would like to thank everyone for your interest in the program and for submitting your application. Remember that you may reapply in future years! We are pleased to announce the awardees of the 2016 ESWP Members Scholarship: 1st Place, Varun Sharma, who will receive a $2500.00 award; 2nd Place: Garrett Smith, who will receive a $1250.00 award; and 2nd Place: Deidra Halapin, who will receive a $1250.00 award. Congratulations to our scholarship recipients, and we send best wishes to all of our applicants in reaching their education goals!
Need PDHs? ESWP will offer you the chance to earn seven credit hours on September 7 at our Continuing Ed Fair. Visit our Events page to view the sessions presented in the Transportation, Environmental and Industrial tracks. We have a great program with more than 20 different sessions to choose from, all in the convenient location of downtown Pittsburgh. Reserve now as space is limited!
The ESWP Dining Room and Offices will be closed from July 4 until the 8th! Have a great 4th.
Check out our next event, July 14, Tom Leech and Linda Kaplan discuss their new book.
Still time to make your reservation to play in the Golf Outing, July 25.
And the dining room will open back up on July 11, Monday thru Friday, 11:30am-1:30pm.
The Annual Awards Banquet took place on February 18th and was attended by over 400 members and their guests. The dinner was enjoyed by all and the program that followed included University of Pittsburgh and CMU Awards, the presentation of the Engineer, Projects of the Year and Metcalf Awards. Folks then listened intently to Buddy Hobart, founder of Solutions21. You can view the banquet video here.