President's Perspective

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New ExCEEd graduates
March 28, 2014

As we look to the future, how do we ensure that we foster interested and engaged students who are passionate and committed to joining the civil engineering workforce of the future?  It all starts with…Read More >>

January 17, 2014

In the first two months of every year, ASCE holds three Multi Region Leadership Conferences. These conferences provide attendees with valuable opportunities to learn more about ASCE, practice leadership skills, network with civil engineers at…Read More >>

2014 President Randy Over delivers inaugural address at Annual Meeting
November 22, 2013

Welcome and thanks for reading my blog. I’m looking forward to sharing my thoughts with you as I jump into my year as ASCE president and tackling the objectives I’ve set for me and the…Read More >>

presidential-highlights
October 23, 2013

It was terrific meeting so many of you once again, or for the first time, in Charlotte at ASCE’s annual conference. I can’t believe we’ve come full circle already from a year ago in Montreal….Read More >>

August 15, 2013

Through our series of meetings thus far in India, Executive Director Pat Natale and I have been exploring opportunities to advance the civil engineering profession in a part of the world teeming with infrastructure development….Read More >>

ASCE-abroad
August 2, 2013

I’m taking a break from packing to let you know how much I am looking forward to representing you the members, whether in the U.S. or wherever you practice, on my official international trip for…Read More >>

July 19, 2013

As civil engineers, we understand better than anyone the aging state of the nation’s infrastructure in virtually every sector. That makes it incumbent upon us to speak up in our communities. As you know, this…Read More >>

June 14, 2013

As I write this, I’m in South Korea, meeting with civil engineering counterparts here, and enjoying the exchange of ideas and experiences. While here, I’ve observed something that’s becoming a constant in engineering activities I’m…Read More >>

April 30, 2013

To persuade college students and recent graduates of the benefits of ASCE membership, a Philadelphia civil engineer who is into his “final years” as a Younger Member has written a compelling article just posted to…Read More >>

April 9, 2013

I recently learned of some trends that have me enthusiastic about our profession’s adoption of sustainable practices and how we’re increasingly integrating them into projects. It’s been a year since the public launch of Envision,…Read More >>