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!
Very promising news for graduating engineers as reported in the August 5 issue of the Pittsburgh Business Times…PBT reports on the local job market for engineers and the ways that local universities are preparing their students to fill these roles. Best wishes to all our student members, and remember, ESWP is here to help!
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.
For more than 20 years, Michael Baker International has prepared applicants to pass the Civil Professional Engineering Licensing Exam. Our comprehensive course emphasizes personalized instruction and practical application of principles covered by the exam. Our bi-annual course will begin on August 13, 2016 and continue for 10 Saturdays, ending on October 22, 2016 in Moon Township, PA. The course will be offered in Irvine, CA in the spring. More info can be found here.
More than 100 ESWP Members’ and their guests enjoyed a delicious lunch and a discussion on the past, present and future projects with Mark Compton, PA Turnpike CEO. Thank you to Mr. Compton for taking time to speak at the ESWP and our members for another great event. Stay up to date with all the ESWP news at eswp.com.
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.
The ESWP Annual Awards Committee is pleased to announce the following recipients of our 2015 Project of the Year Awards. These awards will be presented at the ESWP Annual Engineering Awards Banquet on Thursday, February 18 at the Westin Convention Center Hotel.
Transportation Category Award Winner: East Liberty Transit Center
Commercial Category Award Winner: Industrial Scientific Corporate Headquarters
Advanced Technology Award Winner: Christchurch Sample Testing and Analysis
Sustainability Category Award Winner: Edgewater at Oakmont