ASCE OR Section News
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Greg DiLoreto, PE, PLS was recognized for his outstanding service to ASCE with recognition as a life member. He’s been active in ASCE since the mid 1970s following graduation from Oregon State University with a BS in Civil Engineering. He also holds a master’s degree in public administration from Portland State. Highlights
ASCE Oregon/SW WA is looking to put DVDs of the ASCE Dream Big movie in all schools in our section.
PPS Career and Technical Education is seeking partners who might be interested participating in a Career Fair in conjunction with their Leap Into 9th Grade summer program aimed to provide incoming 9th graders a head start on high school as well as a broad look at careers.
The ASCE Student group at Portland State University co-organized a free public event to recognize the 70 years of engineering, geologic, and cultural challenges and progress since the 1948 flood of Vanport.
PSU Steel Bridge Team won first place at the regional competition among 16 teams from six states, which allowed PSU to qualify for the Nationals. They improved their performance by 30 percent between the Regionals and the Nationals by decreasing the assembly time and avoiding some of the penalties.