According to the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in every 59 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism, up from 1 in every 150 in 2000. They report that “about half a million people on the autism spectrum will become adults over the next decade, a swelling tide for which the country is unprepared.”
Growing up, Sylvia Faszczewski had an affinity for math and hands-on projects. This skill set drew her to the field of engineering.
Keith Hjelmstad, Program Chair for Civil Engineering, among the most recent ASU faculty members to be named President’s Professors, an honor that recognizes faculty who have made substantial contributions to undergraduate education.
Arizona State University Regents’ Professor Bruce Rittmann was named a 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate.
The Del E. Webb School of Construction (DEWSC) and Sigma Lambda Chi International Construction Honor Society (SLC) at Arizona State University (ASU) maintain a strong program to support the Construction education and, above all, our next generation of builders. We recognize that we are not alone in this endeavor and owe much of our success to the generous support of our industry sponsors.
With the sponsorship of CHASSE Building Team, one of the leading general contractors and construction managers in Arizona, DEWSC and SLC have gifted over 70 hard hats for construction graduates in Spring 2018. The hard hat is the symbol of construction industry, it helps protecting the head from injury due to falling objects, impact with other objects, debris, rain, and electric shock. These donated hard hats remind the students about their education and give them an opportunity to join the industry with confidence.
CHASSE Building Team was created in 2007 with the purpose of “Building to make a difference”. The team has grown exponentially ever since. In 2017, the team had over 100 members, earned repeat works from multiple clients, and donated over $3M to the community. CHASSE Building Team is one of the biggest supporters of ASU and SSEBE. They have been employing many ASU grads including Barry Chasse, founder of the team. They are looking to hire entry-level Project Engineers and interns throughout the year.