DEWSC Industry Advisory Council – General Meeting (22 August 2012)

Interested in finding out more about what is happening at the Del E. Webb School of Construction Programs?  Attend the DEWSC Industry Advisory Council – General Meeting on August 22nd and get a full briefing from Dr. Allan Chasey the new Programs Chair.  Our faculty will be in attendance including our three newest additions ( read the article posted on 13 June).  All are welcome to attend.

Meeting Details:

  • Date: 22 August 2012
  • Time: 7:30 AM until 9:00 AM
  • Location: Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel Tempe, 1600 N 52nd St  Tempe, AZ 85044


RSVP to Matthew Eicher at by Friday August 17th.  Seating is limited!

Discussion Items:

  • DEWSC Curriculum Overhaul
  • Student Enrollment
  • Faculty Hires
  • Joining IAC & Committees
  • Updating DEWSC Strategic Plan
  • New DEWSC Building at Block 12





Photos of ASU Tempe Campus Construction Activity – Update

More  photos from construction activity around the Tempe Campus.  This series has several photos of the progress at Manzi.  I posted a note about the renovations back on 16 May.  New photos of the Mona Plummer Aquatic Complex pool renovations, the College & University entrance renovations and the Engineering Tutoring Center facelift.  Also a couple of progress photos of the Palo Verde Beach renovations since my post on 11 June and McCord Hall (Carey School of Business) from 14 June.

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Vernon L. Hastings Passes Away (1917-2012)

We received word yesterday afternoon that Professor Vern Hastings passed away.    Prof. Hastings was the Director of the construction management program from 1973 to 1987 and was instrumental in elevating construction education throughout the United States.

Hastings held both an M.S.I.E. from Oklahoma A & M and a B.S.M.E. from the University of Nebraska. He has served on the Chief Air Force Facilities Engineering Branch USAF Ballistic Missile Division (Inglewood, CA) and as Commander ICBM Construction Task Force for two ICBM squadrons.  There is an excellent bio of his military experience published by the Air Force Space Command when he was honored in 2009 (

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