Enhancing the Construction Management Student Experience

Construction Management Student Excellence Fund

Work-ready on day one:  That is what students in the Washington State University Construction Management program can expect to be when they graduate.  Their employers can expect it, too.  The WSU Construction Management program gives students the perfect mix of leading edge knowledge and practical experience.  For over 50 years it has equipped students to hit the ground running when they enter the workforce.

The Construction Management Student Excellence Fund needs $80,000+ annually to sustain outstanding student learning experiences.Help WSU continue to produce some of the best-prepared professionals in the field. Please give generously to the Construction Management Student Excellent Fund.

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The program at a glance

Developing future leaders
Students not only learn about structures and technology, they develop expertise in solving problems.

Fostering innovation
Students devise solutions to complex construction and management challenges.

Showing students the big picture
Instruction spans multiple disciplines: business, construction, architecture, and engineering.

Standing among the best
The Construction Management Program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) and is a member of the Associated Schools of Construction, a national organization of universities with construction-oriented curricula.

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What your gift provides to students

Field trips to construction company offices and sites
Students learn firsthand from industry professionals.

Conferences and competitions
Students build their knowledge exponentially at events like these:
• Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 6-7 student competition in Sparks, Nevada
• Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 8 competition held internationally
• Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCA) conferences and competitions
• Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) Conference & Expo and student competition

Industry mentoring
Seasoned professionals provide insights about real-world construction challenges.

Guest lectures and keynote speakers
Voices of industry experts reach students in courses and through the Constructing America Lecture Series.

Senior Capstone
Senior-year students develop proposals for an RFP based on a simulated construction project. They receive expert feedback
and insight from industry representatives through workshops and presentations.

Please give generously to keep the student experience strong

Consider a 3-year pledge to deliver long-term impact. Whether you are a WSU graduate, industry partner, or friend, we need your help to sustain an outstanding program that, year after year, produces some of the best prepared industry professionals in the field.

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To make a gift, please contact:

Jennifer Dean
Director of Development
Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
509-335-8096
jenn.dean@wsu.edu