Construction Industry Advisory Council Meeting – January 31, 2013

Our next Industry Advisory Council general meeting is coming up on January 31st.  The meeting is open to anyone that wants to learn more about our efforts at the School of Construction.  A light continental breakfast will be served.  If you would like to attend the meeting, please RSVP by replying to

Agenda Items:

Introduction of finalized DEWSC Strategic Plan (attached)

Student Recruitment Efforts

DEWSC space in new building


Faculty Research Presentations from:

Dr. Mounir El Asmar

Dr. Kristin Parrish

Dr. Pingbo Tang


Date: January 31, 2013

Time: 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM


Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel Tempe

“Skyharbor” Meeting Room

1600 South 52nd Street  Tempe, AZ 85281

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Concrete contribution: Student project enhances Engineering Center courtyard

There is a nice article about our concrete students doing a service project just outside of ECG.  Among contributors to the decorative concrete slab project for the ASU Engineering Center courtyard {giving the ASU Sun Devil pitchfork sign) are (left to right) Chris Celani, Tamryn Doolin, Keila Lombardozzi, Brian Aronson, Josh Marriott, associate professor James Ernzen, Kim Rahberger and Travis Goldman. Article post at –

College Avenue Commons Groundbreaking at ASU – 24 January 2013

There was a nice article by ASU News on 16 Jan about the upcoming groundbreaking of the College Avenue Commons or Block12.  Both names are being used right now, but safe to say that the Del E. Webb School of Construction will have a new home in 2014 on the SW Corner of 6th Street and College Avenue.

The official groundbreaking ceremony information is listed below.

College Avenue Commons

Future Home of the

Del E. Webb School of Construction Programs
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Alliance for Construction Excellence
Office of Global Outreach and Extended Education, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
ASU Campus Visit Experience and Visitors’ Center
Sun Devil Marketplace

Thursday, January 24, 2013
3:30 p.m.
SW corner of 6th Street and College Avenue, Tempe, AZ.

Parking is available in the Fulton Center parking structure (map)